Tech fanatics might be excited about the brick-and-mortar Amazon store opening on Manhattan’s 34th Street, but if the store decides to stock best-selling novels alongside Fire phones and e-readers, we won’t be able to say the same for New York City’s publishing community.
“New York publishing, for better or for worse, is very cordial,” Tin House editor Rob Spillman told Betabeat. “Amazon is more, ‘We’re going to crush all of you.'”
When you want to sell something online — whether it’s a cronut or just your average, run-of-the-mill breast milk jewelry — chances are you head to Craigslist, eBay or Etsy.
But there’s a new startup in NYC catering to more discerning independent retailers. With Tictail, vendors can create unique online stores that don’t look like they’re Read More