caption Amazon 4-star featured deals of the day, top-rated products, and other features similar to the website. source Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Amazon just opened a new store in SoHo called Amazon 4-star. The store features a curated selection of trending products, items on Amazon shoppers’ wish lists, and top-rated products in various categories. Amazon 4-star’s products are less expensive for Prime members. There are several features that make the store similar to Amazon’s website, like customer reviews and product bundles. Here’s what it’s like to shop there. Amazon just opened a new store concept called Amazon 4-star. The store, located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, will feature products that Amazon customers have rated four stars and above, as well as products that the website’s data shows are trending and are on wish lists. The store is divided into similar … [Read more...] about Amazon just opened a new store that sells only its best products. Here’s what it’s like to shop there.
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Why it matters: Amazon is again dipping its toes into the traditional retail space it helped to upend with the launch of an experimental new store called Amazon 4-star. It's probably no surprise that the store is cropping up just ahead of the holidays. If successful, expect to see the concept expand rapidly. Amazon is experimenting with a new physical store concept in which it only sells items that have a four-star or higher review, are top sellers or are new and trending on Amazon.com. The storefront is called Amazon 4-star and it opens for business on Thursday in New York’s trendy SoHo neighborhood (72 Spring Street between Crosby and Lafayette Streets, if you’re in the area). Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Amazon in announcing the retail store said it’ll initially be stocked with popular products in categories ranging from consumer electronics and toys to books, games and kitchen … [Read more...] about Amazon is opening a brick-and-mortar store in New York featuring its best-selling products
caption Amazon is opening a new kind of store in New York City. source Amazon Amazon is opening a new store concept called Amazon 4-Star on Thursday, the company announced in a blog post. The store is in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, a hotbed of shopping. The store will feature only items that customers have rated four stars and above, as well as products that the website’s data shows are trending and on customers’ wishlists. It opens just in time for the holidays, but the store is meant to be a permanent fixture. Amazon is letting its customer ratings do the talking at its new store. Called Amazon 4-Star, the new concept will stock items that customers have rated four stars or above, on average, according to a blog post announcing the store. That means it will include only the best of the best; Amazon says the current assortment averages 4.4 stars. It opens Thursday in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. … [Read more...] about Amazon is opening a new store that sells only its best products
On this episode of 'The Jetsons', New Yorkers can look forward to something extra-special. Tomorrow Amazon is opening Amazon 4-Star, a new physical brick-and-mortar store that only sells good products. This isn't Amazon's first foray into the world of retail. Remember Amazon Go? The retail giant is here to shake things up again with this latest development. Located in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, this store is basically like a curated real-life version of Amazon best sellers. Every item sold will either be rated at least 4 stars, a top seller, or a new and trending product. The ever-evolving product offerings are a real-life reflection of what Amazon customers are loving. That means you can go shopping without double-checking a product's reviews or worrying about whether there's a better-reviewed option out there. The store's layout even mimics the website. There are sections for items that grace a ton of wish lists, an area for Amazon exclusives, and yes, even a "Frequently … [Read more...] about Amazon’s 4-star brick-and-mortar store only sells the best products
There’s no job as thankless as Apple punditry. Even if Apple listens to customer requests, it rarely acknowledges them, and its new engineering initiatives take so long that there’s no clear cause and effect relationship between what people ask for and what gets released. So under the best circumstances, making a suggestion to Apple feels like making a birthday wish: Best of luck on that! Regardless, I’m going to strenuously object to a new Macworld article titled “Five products Apple needs to put to rest,” which says that Apple should retire the iPad mini, Mac mini, iPod touch, AirPort routers, and iTunes, describing them all as dead weight. There’s a single thread running through all of these products — they’re all entry points into Apple’s ecosystem — and for that reason, Apple should be actively improving these products to broaden its user base, not killing them. The big picture: Apple needs more customers Over the past … [Read more...] about Apple needs to double down on entry-level products, not discontinue them