Amazon Focuses on Bricks as Well as Clicks

The Seattle-based company operates 652 physical locations and venues
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Amazon Inc.’s projected share of the total e-commerce market will top 50 percent this year for the first time, according to Feedvisor, but the world’s largest online retailer has a growing brick-and-mortar business, pointing to the importance for retailers to have both an online and physical presence. The Seattle-based company operates 652 physical locations and venues, according to TJI Research, and plans to open dozens of new grocery stores this year.

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