Twitter users react to Amazon's opening of its first physical bookshop

Twitter users speak out against Amazon physical bookstore

Amazon opens its first physical bookstore today

20 years after it started selling books online, Amazon opens a physical bookstore with books for sale on actual shelves.

Since Amazon launched online in 1995, in the UK, 33% of independent bookstores have closed in the past decade, while in the US hundreds of Borders and Barnes & Noble locations have shut down.

As expected, people took to twitter to speak their minds.

Here are some of their tweets:


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:


Recommended articles

From 5 attempts within 17 years to earn Masters, Kafui Dey lands new job as a lecturer

#BBNaija Reunion: Dorathy admits she gave BrightO a 'Bl**w Job' [Highlights]

'They thought I wasn't going to survive alone, now I'm richer' - Peter Okoye

Twitter goes crazy as Wizkid receives his Grammy plaque

Tears flow as 70-year-old man dies after drinking full bottle of gin to compete with youth (video)

18-year-old bride dies from heart attack during sex with husband on wedding night

Tonto Dikeh takes delivery of Bentley, recounts when she was mocked by Uche Maduagwu

I never imagined being unmarried at this age; "my body’s changed" – 37-year-old reality TV star

Anti-virus creator John McAfee 'kills himself' in prison cell