Amazon opens a different kind of bookstore in DC

Washington Business Journal: “Amazon.com Inc.’s first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Greater Washington opened Tuesday in Georgetown. And just so all you book lovers are aware, the new Amazon Books — located at 3040 M Street NW — isn’t your average book boutique. The books available at the store are selected by a team of curators and are either rated four stars and above on Amazon.com or are bestsellers in the chain’s other bookstores or on Amazon’s website. The curators will also determine what gets on the shelves by looking at Kindle reading behavior — Amazon is a data company, after all — to let customers know where to find the real page turners. You can expect some staff selections for that all-important human touch. The store carries new releases along with its curated selection. Every book in the 10,000-square-foot store is presented face out “so they can communicate their own essence,” according to a…

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