Sources: Amazon plans high-tech department stores


Amazon department stores could open as early as next year and are expected to have a host of high-tech touches, including QR codes shoppers can scan to have apparel waiting for them in dressing rooms, which could sport touch screens for product recommendations, sources said. The stores will stock the e-commerce giant's private-label apparel brands along with other brands that sell on Amazon's marketplace, the sources said.

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