Amazon to open Los Angeles clothing store, in first

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San Francisco (AFP) – Amazon’s online commerce empire is taking another step into the real world with plans announced Thursday to open a shop in Los Angeles that would be its first bricks-and-mortar clothing store. An Amazon Style store to launch later this year is to let customers use the retailer’s app to scan QR codes of garments, chose from sizes and colors, then have items sent to fitting rooms to try on, according to a blog post. The move to expand its retail presence with a physical clothing store comes as authorities and competitors raise warnings over the Seattle-based firm accumulati…

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