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Feds: Amazon Staffers Took Bribes to Prop Up Sketchy Merchants, Products

According to the indictment, the bribes went to at least 10 Amazon employees and contractors, who could reinstate merchants and products previously suspended over safety and counterfeit complaints.

Amazon Will Reportedly Offer Early Black Friday Deals Starting October 26

But the etailer will surely offer other deals in the immediate run-up to Black Friday.

Report: Amazon Wants to Turn Closed Department Stores Into Fulfillment Centers

Amazon is in talks to turn closed J.C. Penney and Sears shops into distribution hubs.

5 Tips to Scale a Successful Direct-to-Consumer Brand in 2020

Direct-to-consumer brands have been growing in publicity, and for good reason. Here's how to scale the challenges and scale your DTC brand effectively.

How Retail Companies Are Adapting to Improve Profitability ⁠⁠

While many continue to struggle, impressively, a select few are still seeing improved revenues.

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