The Amazon logo is seen on a box in Beijing, China.

The Amazon logo is seen on a box in Beijing, China.

Photographer: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

Photographer: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

Amazon.com Inc. is preparing to close a Chinese online store that caters to mainland consumers, according to people familiar with the matter.

Amazon’s other Chinese operations, such Amazon Web Services, Kindle e-books and cross-border teams that help ship goods from Chinese merchants to customers abroad, will continue to operate, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter…