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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 […]

  • Uniqlo Vending Machines Coming to America

    Uniqlo Vending Machines Coming to America

    Japanese retailer Uniqlo is seeing a slump in sales in the United States. For a shot of adrenaline in their sagging sales figures, the company is reportedly looking to an unusual business concept for an apparel retailer: Vending machines. And if you live in one of the cities selected to act as a testing ground, […]

  • Amazon Opening Up NYC Retail Location

    Amazon Opening Up NYC Retail Location

    Online retailer Amazon is famous for putting the squeeze on traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, but now they’re seeking to get into the game themselves. They’re opening up a store in New York City next to the Empire State Building that will serve as a kind of physical version of what the site has been doing online […]

  • 9 Reasons You Need Amazon Prime

    9 Reasons You Need Amazon Prime

    You feel a nagging emptiness at the pit of your being during quiet moments. You’re not sure what it is, but you’re vaguely aware that it’s related to online retail. It’s your soul crying out for an Amazon Prime subscription. But even though your soul is convinced, your intellect might still need a push over […]