Amazon considering buying brick and mortar Toys "R" Us locations
With Toys "R" Us, Inc. going bankrupt and looking to sell its brick and mortar locations, Amazon has lined itself up as a potential buyer, Bloomberg reports. Amazon would use the vacant buildings for its own purposes, but it's not clear what those would be.
Why it matters: Amazon is already one of the dominant online retailers in the world, but a physical store could expand its footprint even more. It'd also be Amazon's second big move in the brick and mortar business after it purchased Whole Foods in 2017.
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