Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite the latest in its line of popular e-book reading devices, but official stock has run out in China, forcing consumers to turn to third-party sellers. Photo: Amazon
Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite the latest in its line of popular e-book reading devices, but official stock has run out in China, forcing consumers to turn to third-party sellers. Photo: Amazon
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Amazon Kindle closes flagship store on Alibaba’s Tmall, raising questions about the e-book reader’s future in China

  • Third-party merchants are still selling the popular e-book device, but only a basic Kindle edition remains available from Amazon on JD.com
  • With similar devices now available from Xiaomi, Tencent and others, netizens are questing Kindle’s future in China after Amazon closed its marketplace in 2019

Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite the latest in its line of popular e-book reading devices, but official stock has run out in China, forcing consumers to turn to third-party sellers. Photo: Amazon
Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite the latest in its line of popular e-book reading devices, but official stock has run out in China, forcing consumers to turn to third-party sellers. Photo: Amazon
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