In Whole Foods, Bezos Gets a Sustainably Sourced Guinea Pig by FARHAD MANJOO


By FARHAD MANJOO

By purchasing the upscale chain, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief, has a chance to tinker with how people buy groceries — and map the future of the physical store.

Published: June 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Amazon Wants to Crush Your Store With Its Technology Might by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate.

Published: March 24, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: More Fake Retail Apps Means More Users Are at Risk by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

Consumers may be deceived into entering their credit card numbers into counterfeit applications, often disguised as bona fide programs.

Published: November 6, 2016 at 02:00PM

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Mall Executive Backtracks From Statement on Amazon Retail Stores by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

A day after saying that Amazon planned to open 300 to 400 brick-and-mortar bookstores, a shopping mall executive stepped back from his comments.

Published: February 2, 2016 at 07:00PM

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As Downloads Take Over, a Turning Point for the Video Game Industry by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

Faster broadband speeds and bigger hard drives in game consoles are changing the way the video game business works.

Published: December 20, 2015 at 07:00PM

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Holiday Helpers by KIT EATON and DALLAS JENSEN


By KIT EATON and DALLAS JENSEN

The Santa’s Bag app can help organize holiday shopping, IBM Watson Trend keeps track of the most popular gifts and Elf Yourself can liven up any gathering.

Published: December 8, 2015 at 07:00PM

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