Target to sell Amazon Kindle nationwide

The popular Amazon Kindle will retail for $259 at Target stores starting June 6.

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    An attendee at Amazon.com's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle on May 25 holds a Kindle book-reading device. The produce will be sold at Target stores nationwide starting on June 6.
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This weekend, Kindle is coming to a Target store near you.

The retail giant, known for its ‘discount chic’ merchandise, announced on Wednesday that it would start selling the popular digital e-book reader at outlets across the country on Sunday, June 6.

Target has been offering the product at its flagship store in Minneapolis and throughout Florida since April 25.

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“Our guests' response to Kindle has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Mark Schindele, Target’s senior vice president, in a statement.

Target will be the first retailer to make Kindle available for purchase in stores – right now you can only buy it online. The e-reader is the bestselling product on Amazon.com, which developed the device in 2007.

Kindle will sell for $259 at Target stores, the same price as on Amazon.com.

The device wirelessly downloads books, magazines, newspapers, and personal documents to a display meant to resemble real paper. Currently, about 550,000 titles are available for the reading device on Amazon's Kindle Store.

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