Amazon confirms Chicago store

Amazon's first bookstore, in Seattle's University Village (Image: Amazon)

Amazon will be opening another bookstore, this time in Chicago. The e-commerce company has confirmed a location in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.

The store will be located in a former restaurant and bar not far from Wrigley Field. It's an area occupied by young families and singles, on a street filled with shops and restaurants.

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This is Amazon's fourth location. The first opened in Seattle last fall and two other sites have since been identified in San Diego and Portland, Oregon.

The stores feature a data-driven selection of merchandise, including books trending on the website and with positive customer reviews. There is also a deep selection of Amazon-branded electronics, from Kindle readers to Echo Bluetooth speakers. 

Amazon has experimented with a variety of retail formats, including pop-up shops and even a grocery pickup concept.


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