Amazon launches 4-star retail store at The Woodlands Mall

Amazon 4-star's in-store offerings include books, games, electronics and home products. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon 4-star's in-store offerings include books, games, electronics and home products. (Courtesy Amazon)

Amazon 4-star's in-store offerings include books, games, electronics and home products. (Courtesy Amazon)

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Amazon Prime members are eligible for savings on products in-store and online. (Courtesy Amazon)
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Some of Amazon.com's top-selling books are available at 4-star locations. (Courtesy Amazon)
The newest Amazon 4-star location opened its doors Sept. 18 in The Woodlands Mall at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands.

The 4-star is the Seattle-based technology company's physical store brand, and it is stocked with a variety of merchandise from its online marketplace. Products offered at the retail location include books, electronics, home and kitchen goods, games and toys that are trending, top-selling or highly rated on Amazon.com. Amazon Prime savings are also applied in-store for members of the paid subscription program, and nonmember customers may sign up for the service in-store.


The 4-star location in the The Woodlands is Amazon's 23rd to open nationwide and its second in Texas since the brand's start in New York in 2018. Amazon now operates more than 60 physical stores across several brands nationwide. 281-466-3302. www.amazon.com
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 and is a reporter for The Woodlands edition.


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