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  • Amazon Instant Pickup Rolled Out in Select Markets

    Amazon Instant Pickup Rolled Out in Select Markets

    They say technology is cyclical, but I have to admit I’m still a little bit surprised that Amazon has gone and invented – or maybe that should be re-invented – the convenience store. In a handful of select college campus markets, online shoppers now have the option of using Amazon Instant Pickup. Amazon Instant Pickup […]

  • Brandless: Online Grocery Store Where Everything Costs $3

    Brandless: Online Grocery Store Where Everything Costs $3

    How’s this for a business idea: Offer high quality goods in an online retail setting, eschewing brand names and emphasizing organic ingredients and quality over familiar brand flash. Still needs a hook, I guess, even if prices are on average lower than at your local grocery store – Brandless has this covered, too, because everything […]

  • Amazon Prime Day 2017 Announced

    Amazon Prime Day 2017 Announced

    Amazon insists on continuing its mission to make “Prime Day” a thing, and this year they’re extending it by a couple of hours on each side to make it the only 30-hour shopping day of the year. Amazon Prime Day 2017 will start on July 10th at 9 PM ET, and run until the early […]

  • Amazon Digital Day: Sales Event Now Live

    Amazon Digital Day: Sales Event Now Live

    Amazon has already created a new merchandising holiday with Amazon Prime Day, and now they’re at it again with a similar deluge of discounts on digital content purchases. It’s called Amazon Digital Day, and it’s going on right now. Amazon Digital Day extends from midnight to midnight Pacific Time today, December 30th, and includes discounts […]

  • Mastercard: Credit Card Company Unveils 1st New Logo in 20 Years

    Mastercard: Credit Card Company Unveils 1st New Logo in 20 Years

    The classic Mastercard logo is one of the most immediately recognizable in the world, but now it’s relegated to the past, with the unveiling of a new logo from the credit card giant. It retains the same basic shape and recognizable form of the older logo, but with a sleeker, modernized look. It may seem […]

  • Amazon Prime Day: Retailer Celebrates 2nd Annual Discount Bonanza

    Amazon Prime Day: Retailer Celebrates 2nd Annual Discount Bonanza

    If you’re not an Amazon Prime subscriber, today may be the day you finally take the plunge. That’s because it’s the second annual Amazon Prime Day, in which Prime members have access to a veritable cornucopia of discounts, special offers, steals, wheels, and deals, all for one day only. And there’s more good news: If […]

  • Thompson Square Studios: Luxury Shared Workspace in NYC (Photos)

    Thompson Square Studios: Luxury Shared Workspace in NYC (Photos)

    Shared workspaces are becoming more and more feasible as a business model, as more and more people join the army of freelancers that keep the world’s supply of content flowing harmoniously. The typical customer for one of these places is usually someone on enough of a budget to not be able to afford traditional office […]

  • ‘Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel’ by Tom Wainwright

    ‘Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel’ by Tom Wainwright

    I’ve heard it said that it’s never too late for a career change. It’s a Friday afternoon as I write this, which is a time well-suited to contemplating a change in jobs. And so I bring you word of the new book Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainwright. Narco-nomics covers the […]

  • Lotto Lotto: An App for Enhancing the Lottery Experience

    Lotto Lotto: An App for Enhancing the Lottery Experience

    With that recent $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot, it’s very possible that you’ve bought a lottery ticket recently even if you’re not a regular player. But regardless of your level of consistent lottery interest, you might be surprised to know about the surprising amount of lotto winnings that go unclaimed year after year, which amounts to […]