New York – Amazon it attracts apparently in retail with direct customer contact. The company wants to open a shop in the center of New York, reported the “Wall Street Journal” – more precisely, in the middle of Manhattan, before Christmas. In the store near the Empire State Building, customers should pick among other online ordered goods and can no longer return items desired, the newspaper said, citing informed sources.
In addition, there should be in a kind of mini-warehouse a limited range for the sending out of goods that could be therefore delivered the same day within the metropolis there. If successful, the concept could be extended to other U.S. cities, the paper wrote.
Details such as the size of the store or the number of employees could not be brought in accordingly experience. It is also unclear whether the store should remain in the heart of New York permanently or only part of a short campaign.
Amazon has built its business on the local retail stores to compete with low prices with fast delivery. After starting with books, the range was extended to numerous products of electrical engineering to food.