Staples to sell Kindle starting Sunday

The office supplies retailer will start selling Amazon's e-reader at its stores around the U.S., along with Kindle accessories.

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The Amazon Kindle. Amazon

Staples will start selling the Amazon Kindle at its stores starting this Sunday, the office supplies company announced today.

Staples said that its stores will have the Kindle and Kindle 3G for $139 and $189, respectively. The company will be selling the 9.7-inch Kindle DX for $379 starting in mid-November. In addition, Staples will be selling a variety of Kindle accessories, but it didn't say exactly what would be available.

Staples is joining a growing number of brick-and-mortar retailers selling Amazon's Kindle, including Best Buy and Target.

Amazon's e-reader continues to enjoy success. The Kindle is the bestselling product in the Amazon store. And the company's e-books are now outselling hardcover formats of titles , Amazon said earlier this year.

See also: Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?

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