Retail stores are so 20th century. Really, between Starbucks, McDonald's, and Facebook, who has time to walk around the block, let alone read a book? Never read a book before? Don't worry; Fifty Shades of Grey is on audiobook, so you can live Tweet your favorite sex quotes. Amazon's got you covered.
Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, and the likes are closing stores and slashing jobs like it's 1929 in order to prevent bankruptcy like the barely profitable Circuit City (Rest In Peace).