Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle their mutual rival Amazon, zeroing in on a service that Amazon has long dominated: the fast, cheap delivery of books. Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to get same-day deliveries from local Barnes & Noble stores through Google Shopping Express, Google’s fledgling online shopping and delivery service.
West Los Angeles
Google is adding two more densely populated areas to its Google Shopping Express same-day delivery service. Same-day deliveries are now available from select retailers in Manhattan and West Los...
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