Bookstore announces its new 30-minute book delivery service, makes fun of Amazon
In the wake of Amazon’s drone delivery announcement, British bookstore chain Waterstones figured they might as well jump on the bandwagon, too, and announced that they will also be offering 30-minute delivery of their products.
The amazing thing is that they are only slight behind Amazon in their R&D department…
From their FAQ...
Q. Isn’t this just what they did in Harry Potter?
A: Yes, this is exactly what they did in Harry Potter. You’re asking that as if this is a bad thing….
Q: Will the owls be treated humanely?
A: Yes! Our owls will be loved by specially trained booksellers who will regularly feed the owls with love, affection and mice.
Q: Isn’t this how Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds began?
A: The Birds is fiction, this is the real world. Everything will be fine.