Thursday January 05, 2017

Amazon Opening A Manhattan Bookstore This Spring

According to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), Amazon is opening a 4000 square foot store in Manhattan's Time Warner Center sometime this spring.

The 4,000-square-foot store is slated to open in the spring in the Shops at Columbus Circle on the edge of Central Park. The multistory shopping center, owned by Related Cos., is home to clothing and shoe stores such as Coach and Cole Haan as well as several upscale restaurants, including Per Se. Amazon is excited with its location in the Time Warner Center, a spokeswoman said in an email. A Related Cos. spokeswoman also expressed excitement with the deal.