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Barnes & Noble And Google To Test Same-Day Book Delivery, Swiping At Amazon

Posted at 7:32AM Thursday 07 Aug 2014

Google will offer online shoppers same-day delivery of books from Barnes & Noble stores, under a new partnership that aims to help the companies compete more aggressively with Amazon.com, their common rival.

The service will be tested in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, launching on Thursday, according to a report tonight by the New York Times. The books will be delivered via the Google Shopping Express service from Barnes & Noble stores. T

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