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Amazon Tests Physical Retail With 'Kindle Kiosk' Vending Machines

Posted at 8:24AM Monday 13 Jan 2014

Amazon, the company that defined the world of online commerce, is venturing further into the world of physical retail — experimenting with standalone, automated "Kindle Kiosk" vending machines in selected airports and shopping malls.

The machines sell everything from the $379 Kindle Fire HDX to a $20 Kindle PowerFast adapter, in addition to Kindle e-readers and covers.

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