Google partners with Barnes & Noble for same-day book delivery
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While Amazon expands the cities where its same-day delivery service operates, Google is adding a new partnership for its own Google Shopping Express program. The New York Times reports that an agreement with Barnes & Noble will let people from Manhattan, West Lost Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area.order books through Google and have them delivered later that day from one of the bookseller’s local branches.
Barnes & Noble already offers its own same-day delivery service in Manhattan, which is free for customers who pay $25 a year for its membership program. As with products from Target, Costco, Staples, and other partners, Shopping Express books will be sold through Google’s own site, something Barnes & Noble hopes can help it…