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With Whole Foods Purchase, Amazon Just Bought a Playground for Big Data
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With Whole Foods Purchase, Amazon Just Bought a Playground for Big Data

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods isn't about automating checkout -- it's about bringing Amazon's online analytics to the offline world.
Stephen DiFranco
8 Interesting Tidbits From Whole Foods's Town Hall Following the Amazon Acquisition
Amazon

8 Interesting Tidbits From Whole Foods's Town Hall Following the Amazon Acquisition

CEO John Mackey recounted having a dream in which Whole Foods Market merged with Amazon a year and a half before the deal was announced.
Entrepreneur Staff
Amazon Prime Day 2017: What You Need to Know
Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2017: What You Need to Know

This post will serve as a hub for different Prime Day discounts, so watch this space for up-to-date news and the very best deals.
The Winners and Losers in Amazon's Whole Foods Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

The Winners and Losers in Amazon's Whole Foods Deal

Consumers win. But other grocery stores? Not so much.
Craig Lawson
Amazon Patents Tech to Block In-Store Comparison Shopping
Amazon

Amazon Patents Tech to Block In-Store Comparison Shopping

If you visit an Amazon Store, don't expect to be able to compare prices using your smartphone. Amazon's patent describes blocking such checks and sending a sales rep over to see you.
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods for a Whopping $13.7 Billion -- Is It a Good Deal?
Amazon

Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods for a Whopping $13.7 Billion -- Is It a Good Deal?

The grocery chain will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods brand.
Lydia Belanger
Amazon Drive Stops Offering Unlimited Storage
Amazon

Amazon Drive Stops Offering Unlimited Storage

Prime customers still get unlimited photo storage, but otherwise, $59.99 per year now gets you 1TB of storage for your files, photos and videos.
Amazon Discounts Prime for Low-Income Shoppers
Amazon

Amazon Discounts Prime for Low-Income Shoppers

Customers with a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer card can get Prime for $5.99 a month.
Walmart Opens 24-Hour Grocery Pickup Kiosk
Walmart

Walmart Opens 24-Hour Grocery Pickup Kiosk

Order online, then pickup your groceries from the fully-automated kiosk when its convenient. You have to spend at least $30 though.
Everything You Can Do With Amazon Alexa
Amazon

Everything You Can Do With Amazon Alexa

'Alexa, tell me a joke.'
Rose Leadem
Amazon Awarded Patent for Parachute Shipping Label
Amazon

Amazon Awarded Patent for Parachute Shipping Label

It's a shipping label with a built-in parachute enabling packages to be dropped from a drone in flight.
Is Amazon's 'Merch' the Next Big Thing?
Amazon

Is Amazon's 'Merch' the Next Big Thing?

This marketing tool has been around for over a year but may be one of the best-kept secrets out there.
Thomas Smale
Amazon Books Should Open Where They're Most Needed
Amazon

Amazon Books Should Open Where They're Most Needed

Manhattan is not hurting for bookstores, but Queens and the Bronx are. Amazon Books should look to the outer boroughs for its next outpost.
Top 3 Reasons to Cut the Cord
Streaming TV

Top 3 Reasons to Cut the Cord

The best streaming services put the power in your hands to pay only for what you watch.
Eric Samson
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