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What it's like to shop in Amazon's version of the convenience store

Amazon Instant Pickup allows customers to order certain items from their smartphones for pick-up within minutes of purchase.

Berkeley, California

AMAZON has been aggressively courting students as part of its experiment to bring its enormous online shopping operation into the bricks-and-mortar world.

Now, the company is launching Amazon Instant Pickup, a service that allows customers to order certain...