Book retailers are missing an opportunity to unite the physical and digital worlds.
Bookstores need to build functionality into their mobile apps that makes customers want to go to their brick-and-mortar locations.
Seven college bookstores will soon offer movies and ebooks through in-store kiosks. From the Chronicle of Higher Education: Movies will be the first product offered at the kiosks, which are scheduled to appear at seven stores next month. The plan is to add digital textbooks to the kiosks starting next summer, says Charles Schmidt, a spokesman for the association….
Columnist Richard Cohen is overestimating the threat of digital books.