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Walmart Drops Kindle Products

Wal-Mart Stores Inc will no longer sell Amazon.com Inc's Kindle products, making it the second major chain to stop selling Amazon's devices, as the world's largest retailer makes a bet that consumers are more interested in other gadgets.

"We have recently made the business decision to not carry Amazon tablets and eReaders beyond our existing inventory and purchase commitments," Wal-Mart said in a memo sent to store managers dated Wednesday. "This includes all Amazon Kindle models current and recently announced."

Source: Reuters. Read full article. (link)

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  • Steve D||

    Funny. I don't often shop "brick and mortar" retail if I can avoid it but I just purchased my third Kindle among MANY other items from Amazon. I liked Walmart better when their stores were smaller and it wasn't a half mile walk to go buy some light bulbs. I guess that's what they're worried about. Too late in my case. shrug..