Amazon (AMZN +1.1%) doesn't have a chain of stores, but just as ebook lending is exploding, it...

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN +1.1%) doesn't have a chain of stores, but just as ebook lending is exploding, it has the next best thing with an army of 11K libraries set to let Kindle users borrow titles enabled with the popular Whispersync features. As for adding revenue to Amazon's bottom line... though readers don't have to pay to borrow a book in the program, an e-purchase is only a click or two away.