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Amazon reportedly picks 2 Chicago sites for Go stores

June 11, 2018

The Tribune report points out that the 110-story Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is visited each day by about 25,000 workers and tourists and is undergoing a $500 million renovation of its lower-level retail spaces. It’s also about two blocks from Union Station, the larger of the city’s two train hubs. The Ogilvie Transportation also is home to offices and an existing retail concourse.

In other words, if the report is true, Amazon is targeting two locations flush with foot traffic where people heading to and from work are likely to be shopping for convenience items.

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