Online retailers have been expanding their brands into physical space, ranging from Amazon’s indie-style bookstores to Birchbox’s boutiques with crowdsourced locations. Some real-life retail locations are hybrids, though, like Amazon’s college campus pickup points where shoppers can’t directly buy anything. Newegg already has a facility like that in southern California, and this week opened another at their Canadian headquarters in Richmond Hill, ON, near Toronto. [More]
Copies of the new “Grand Theft Auto” game are being stolen by UPS drivers en route to retailers. Guess this game causes crime after all. [ArsTechnica]
Horribly offended by the GTA: San Andreas “Hot Coffee” mod in which you could (help, help) indulge in crude polygon sex? Great. You’re being offered a $5 cash settlement.