When digesting the nugget that Amazon
And if you've ever walked into one of the 300 Bombay Company stores and figured that the chain's collection of eclectic furniture and accessories would be out of place in Amazon's sea of books, it begs the question: Have you even clicked on Amazon.com since 1997?
It's easy to see why established retailers are hooking up with Motley Fool Stock Advisor favorite Amazon to run their online storefronts. As big as Amazon is -- with nearly $4 billion in sales last year -- it still managed to grow its top line by 28% over the previous holiday quarter.
Now, Bombay joins a crowd of bricks-and-mortar heavyweights in Amazon's arsenal. Office Depot
Amazon has become a popular Internet landlord, even as other dot-com heavies like Yahoo!
Unlike the upstarts, Amazon has the patented one-click technology to go along with an established user base that feels right at home with the Amazon experience.
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