back to article From book shop to tat bazaar to cloud behemoth to grocer, what's Amazon up to now? Augmented-reality hairstyles

Though Smaug-like CEO Jeff Bezos is famously a hairless wonder, Amazon is striking out into yet more new territory with a London salon. So that's book shop cum everything shop cum cloud powerhouse cum grocer cum hair stylist. Amazon first made its bricks-and-mortar presence known after its purchase of US grocer Whole Foods …

  1. b0llchit Silver badge

    Mirror, mirror on the head

    If hair were money, then Bezos' style would be a one-click adventure and we'd all have a polished mirror on top.

    I'm sure he is currently speculating to monetize hairy and reflectory affairs in a consistent way.

  2. Blackjack Silver badge

    [So that's book shop cum everything shop cum cloud powerhouse cum grocer cum hair stylist.]

    Hi, it looks like you bought a porn movie two years ago, would you like to buy one now?

    No; I want a pizza.

    PIZZA HOTTIES 2 has been ordered; delivery in 90 years unless you buy Amazon Ultra Super Plus Gold We Own Your Soul Hyper Munchies.

    1. Chris G Silver badge

      I haven't even seen Pizza Hotties One yet, where can I get a copy?

      Next time I am in the City, might give the Bezos bouffant house a visit, I've had the same hairstyle for fifty odd years, maybe it's time for a purple afro or Mohican.

  3. Graham Cunningham

    +1 for the sub-title.

    1. Gerhard den Hollander

      A cut above the rest

      Hairkut 2000

  4. IGnatius T Foobar !

    Smaug? How about Blofeld?

    Jeff Bezos is just a facial scar and a persian cat away from looking like a Bond villain.

    1. Roger Kynaston Silver badge

      Re: Smaug? How about Blofeld?

      My name is Jeffrey Preston Bezos. Please let me introduce you to my assistant Alexa.

  5. Warm Braw Silver badge

    Located ... in trendy Spitalfields

    I'd have held out for New Barnet.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    IIRC there used to be a DOS based system that did much the same thing. (I worked for the company that imported the frame buffer cards into the UK, and had to provide support!)

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