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Amazon vs Barnes & Noble The Battle of the Bookstores and the Future of Electronic Commerce Amazon -Amazon.com opened to the public on the World Wide Web in July 1995 -Offers a variety of items from books, electronics, computers, music, movies, apparel, toys, computers, etc… -Amazon. has six global websites: Amazon.com, Amacon.co.uk, amazon.de, amazon.fr, amazon.co.jp and amazon.ca -Amazon was incorporated in 1994 in the state of Washington and reincorporated in 1996 in the state of Delaware -Has been available to the public on the stock market since May of 1997 -Amazon.com works with companies such as Nordstrom’s, Gap, Eddie Bauer, Urban Outfitters, Osh Kosh, Footlocker 1873: From his home is Wheaton, Illinois Charles M. Barnes starts a small book business 1917: William Barnes, Charles’s son travels to New York to negotiate with G. Clifford Noble and from a partnership, then opening the first Barnes and Noble 1987: Barnes and Noble acquires B. Dalton 1991: Barnes and Noble pioneers the super store concept that has huge location, wide selections of titles, experienced bookstore staff, warm atmosphere and cafes in stores 1993: Barnes and Noble goes public on the stock exchange on September28, 1993 In May 1997 Barnes and Noble opens it public site on the world wide web barnesandnoble.com 1999: barnesandnoble.com goes public on the stock exchange and raised $468 million and unprecedented amount for an internet company Business Models -Amazon.com’s business model is still being proven to this day -Barnes & Noble’s business model is called Brick-and-Mortar retailing -Brick and mortar retailing is when a company expands their business to the internet and by doing this develop new business and increase their profits Amazon.com’s Advantages -Innovative
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course MANAGEMENT MBA taught by Professor Jain during the Spring '11 term at Birla Institute of Technology & Science.

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