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The Oregonian reports that Amazon plans to open a bricks-and-mortar bookstore this fall in the Washington Square mall in Portland, Oregon.

It will be the third such store opened by Amazon. The first, in Seattle, opened late last year and was the subject of an MNB "FaceTime" piece that you can see here. The second is slated to open in San Diego this summer.

Amazon Books features only best-selling titles, using online sales as the benchmark by which stocking decisions are made; customers also can order books not carried in-store for delivery. It also features a broad range of Amazon devices - ranging from Kindles to Fire TV to the Echo - that all serve as conduits through which people can buy additional products from Amazon.
KC's View:
Okay. Another reason why Portland rocks.

Not that anyone will be surprised to see that sentiment here.