OPTICHROME BLOG Hot off the press

Print resurgence as Amazon opens high street bookstore

Print resurgence as Amazon opens high street bookstore

We have known this for quite some time, but print is most definitely not dead and proof of this comes from Amazon, as they open a high street bookstore in Seattle.

Only a month after Waterstones announced it would stop selling the Kindle due to them achieving virtually no sales, this is a further indication of the revival of hardback and paperback titles.

Vice President of Amazon Books, Jennifer Cast said  “We’ve applied 20 years of online bookselling experience to build a store that integrates the benefits of offline and online book shopping.”

For the full article visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34710069

Amazon Book Store