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Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery

Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery

Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble. "Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to get same-day deliveries from local Barnes & Noble stores through Google Shopping Express, Google’s fledgling online shopping and delivery service," the New York Times reports. Amazon is a leader in same-day delivery, with warehouses of goods of all types situated near select urban delivery areas. Google is trying another strategy, partnering with major retailers to supply the goods and sending out local...

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