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Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, opened its first ever bricks-and-mortar outlet in the company’s home city of Seattle.

Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
A sign, which informs customers that prices of books are the same online and in the store, is displayed at the newly opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
Amazon associate Katherine Sotol, left, bags up a purchase for customer Don Taufen of Seattle. Washington at the newly-opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
Books are displayed alongside an Amazon Kindle device, which offers previews of those same books on nearby shelves at the Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
Jeff Ing of Seattle uses a Kindle Fire tablet device at the newly opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
A customer uses the Amazon Shopping app to scan a bar code which will reveal the price and other information about the book at the Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
Customer Anu Garg of Seattle, Washington uses a Kindle table device at the newly-opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
A shelf of books recommended by Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is displayed at the newly-opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)
Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore
The newly-opened Amazon Books store is pictured on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The online retailer opened its first brick-and-mortar book store on November 3, 2015. (Getty Images)