20 years after Amazon began its online book market it has opened its first bricks and mortar bookshop. One can’t help but wonder… why?
There is a lot of critique and analysis about this unexpected development in the bookselling world, some positive, some negative, and some that wonder if this is not a precursor to the eventual obliteration of offline booksellers.
Check out some of the accounts below.
Mashable’s coverage has had almost 4000 shares in Australia since posting the story three days ago.
Time online magazine provides a visual account of the store’s opening.