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  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • E-commerce offers more than just a menu

    E-commerce offers more than just a menu
    Imagine going to a restaurant and everything on the menu looks good but you’re particularly intrigued by the yellowfin tuna - something you’ve never tried before. Now you’re sure you can’t live without it. The server approaches,...
  • Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson

    Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson
    Gas masks have apparently become a hot commodity near Ferguson, Mo., after more than a week of clashes between police and protesters since an officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Authorities have used tear gas and rubber bullets to try to...
  • Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online

    Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its full-year profit forecast, citing higher employee healthcare costs and increased investment in its online business. The world's largest retailer, which has 1.4 million employees in the United States, raised its...
  • Disney vs. Amazon Battle: Why the Online Giant Picked Wrong Studio to Bully

    By Todd Cunningham and Jordan Zakarin LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Amazon may have picked on the wrong Hollywood kid to bully in Disney. The e-commerce giant's tough-guy stance isn't really about blocking pre-orders on "The Muppets Movie," "Maleficent"...
  • Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum

    Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty...
  • Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

    "The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around. But how far into the future are we talking? Or are we already there?" Funny thing about that quote:...
  • U.S. retailers feel the pinch as frugal shoppers curb spending

    (Reuters) - Weak results from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Macy's Inc are the latest sign less affluent U.S. consumers are still pinching their pennies and the trend appears to be hurting upmarket retailers as well. A number of large U.S....
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • Recall alert: BRITA children's water bottles due to laceration hazard

    Recall alert: BRITA children's water bottles due to laceration hazard
    BRITA is recalling about 242,500 children's water bottles because the containers could pose a laceration hazard. The four recalled children’s water bottles have popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. Characters and bottle...
  • Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies

    Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies
    (Reuters) - Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains. Shares...
  • Amazon entra en zona de libre comercio para impulsar su oferta en China: Xinhua

    PEKÍN (Reuters) - Amazon.com abrirá una tienda en la zona de libre comercio china de Shanghái, dijeron el miércoles medios estatales, con la intención de aprovechar una regulación menos rígida para vender una gama de productos más amplia en el país. El...