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Amazon Cash Expands to 8,000 7-Eleven Locations

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Amazon Cash, a service that lets customers instantly add money to their Amazon.com accounts at brick-and-mortar retail locations, is now available at approximately 8,000 7-Eleven locations, technology blog TechCrunch reports. The service launched in April 2017 “as a way to ... Read More »

Amazon Incentives: How Much Is Too Much?

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As Amazon continues its search for a second headquarters somewhere in North America, the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board advises local and state governments to conduct a thorough economic analysis and get binding commitments before making final agreements with the ... Read More »

Amazon Searches for Second HQ, Walmart Stays Put

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Amazon and Walmart, two of the country’s largest retailers, are taking drastically different approaches to choosing locations for their corporate headquarters, The New York Times reports. Doug McMillon, Walmart’s chief executive, sent a letter to employees earlier this month, announcing ... Read More »

Kohl’s to Sell Amazon Smart Home Devices, Accept Retailer’s Returns

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At a time when all eyes are on Amazon, it appears that Kohl’s is eyeing the online retailer as well. This month, the department store chain has announced two ways it is teaming up with Amazon, and some wonder if there ... Read More »

Pricing Is Key in Amazon’s Whole Foods Takeover

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In June, Amazon announced it would purchase high-end grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, and The Wall Street Journal reports that pricing is a key factor in the online retailer’s strategy for the chain. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Federal ... Read More »

Retail Stories, Advice and a Chance Encounter With Amazon

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 Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. As a successful independent retailer and the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) chairman of the board, Megan Menzer is a busy person. She values time with family, at church and ... Read More »

Amazon Plans Online Home Makeover Show

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Amazon is launching “Overhaul,” an online series that tracks the progress of YouTube video creators as they remodel their homes. The decorations, furniture and other products used in the episodes will also be available for purchase directly through Amazon, Business ... Read More »

The Switch: Amazon Buys Stores and Walmart Buys Websites

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Amazon Buys Stores and Walmart Buys Websites By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org, Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org, and Melanie Moul, mmoul@nrha.org Walmart, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, has been playing catch up online with Amazon for ... Read More »