Amazon is planning department store-like physical retail locations, possibly in California and Ohio, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The stores would complement the company’s delivery network and existing physical operations, including Whole Foods Markets, Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go. The small-format Amazon department stores, at about 30,000 square feet, would extend the company’s capabilities in selling household products, apparel, electronics and more, with private-label goods prominent, the Wall Street Journal report stated,
Plans for the new physical format have not been finalized and could change, according to the newspaper report
HomePage News reached out to Amazon for a comment on the WSJ report and did not receive an immediate response.