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Old Pasadena under consideration for Amazon bookstore SEATTLE, WA NOVEMBER 4: Amazon associate Katherine Sotol, left, bags up a purchase for customer Don Taufen of Seattle. Washington at the newly opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle. The online retailer opened its first brick and mortar book store on November 3, 2015. Old Pasadena, Melrose Avenue and Westfield Century City are areas the online retailer has considered. Neither representatives from Amazon nor Steve McClurkin, a leasing broker at EB Development in San Diego who represents Amazon Books, could be reached to provide details on the company search. Derrick Moore, principal of urban properties for Avison Young in Los Angeles, said a representative for Amazon was checking out potential sites along Colorado Boulevard in Old Pasadena during the second quarter of 2016. were looking for about 5,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, he said. had a great corner space that was a former Kenneth nike j guard review Cole store which we have since leased. But that space was divided up on multiple floors and they were looking for one ground floor space. Kenneth Cole men clothing shop had been located at 88 W. Colorado Blvd. suggested a number of spaces they might be interested in but the timing may not have right, Moore said. was definitely a preference for Old Pasadena because it has the demographics and cobranding they were looking for, with soft goods retailers like Nike and Anthopologie. When you look at the consumers who shop at those stores, they would likely be Amazon customers. pointed to another space in Old Pasadena that could work for Amazon. 800 Degrees Pizza space at the corner of Colorado and Fair Oaks Avenue just went dark about a week and a half ago, he said. haven seen or heard of Amazon landing anywhere yet, which is interesting. And there are other key markets out there, like Brentwood, Playa Vista and Santa Monica. It could be that they have a confidential deal going on somewhere that we not hearing about yet. Eric Duyshart, Pasadena economic development manager, said a number of businesses have expressed interest in leasing the 800 Degrees space, although Amazon is not among them. talked to the Amazon broker who was scouting around here last year, Duyshart said. about all I know at this point. Amazon Books website offers an overview of the company bookselling strategy. books are placed face out on the shelves, Amazon said, each can communicate its own essence. The stores also nike 5.0 feature a array of devices in Amazon Echo, Kindle, Fire tablet and Fire TV product lines that are available to try out and buy. Vuleta, executive director of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association, said it appears that Amazon is simply using the bookstores to build its base of online customers. couldn do a cash transaction when nike 8 vapor woven I was there, she said. An Amazon Books would certainly provide some competition for Vroman Bookstore, a longtime fixture of the city that was founded by Adam Clark Vroman in 1894. But Vuleta figures Amazon bookstores ultimately won pose much of a threat to their more traditional counterparts. think for people who really enjoy books there is a lack of serendipity when you go into their store, she said. pretty much have to know what you want before you get there. Although we do not pre screen comments, we reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions.