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Amazon partners with Best Buy on smart TVs, a 'win-win'

Amazon partners with Best Buy on smart TVs, a 'win-win'

Amazon has cut a deal to sell voice-controlled TVs at Best Buy, the latest attempt by the online retailer to get its burgeoning suite of tech products out where people can see and touch them.

Best Buy already sells the Amazon Kindle and other gadgets, but the deal announced Wednesday makes the electronics retailer the only place where you can walk in and buy a TV powered by Amazon's Fire TV software. Investors seemed to like the partnership: Best Buy's stock rose 4 percent Wednesday.

Amazon has begun to make its physical presence known, buying the Whole Foods grocery chain last year and opening more than a dozen bookstores.

In addition to its own stores (an Amazon Go...

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