Amazon redesigning site for tablets, report says

07.09.2011
Online retailer Amazon.com is reportedly redesigning its Web site, which sells everything from books to electronics and handbags, with a focus on supporting tablet computer users.

According to a report in the , Amazon is eliminating some buttons and enlarging the search box to better meet the needs of mobile users.

The redesigned site is only available to a small group of Amazon users at this point, the report said.

Amazon.com did not respond to a request for comment on the redesign.

Industry analysts say the redesign makes sense on two fronts.

First, it will appeal to the . In addition, they said, the move comes at about the same time release a tablet of its own.