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Here's how Amazon may have led to Toys "R" Us' demise

Toys "R" Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada on Monday, Forbes reports. The proceedings will not include the company’s European, Asian, or Australian operations, and stores in the US and Canada will remain open. The childr...

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Amazon is taking on the drug supply chain, says report

Amazon is ramping up conversations with a group of drug middlemen known as pharmacy benefits managers or PBMs, according to analysts from Leerink Partners. PBMs are a critical part of the drug supply chain, as they negotiate prices with drug m...

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Wal-Mart to not hire seasonal workers; current staff to get more hours

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said on Wednesday it would not hire temporary workers this holiday season for the second straight year but will offer extra hours to its existing employees. Wal-Mart’s move is in contrast to rival Target Corp’s (TGT.N) plan to...

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Toys ‘R’ Us’ strange silence forced its bankruptcy

It wasn’t what Toys ‘R’ Us said, but what it didn’t say, that forced it into bankruptcy this week. see also Toys 'R' Us officially files for bankruptcy Toys 'R' Us officially files for bankruptcy Last week, the struggling toy giant abruptly cancelled app...

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Toys R Us says its bankruptcy won't interrupt the holiday shopping season

With its spacious, high-ceiling stores that hold thousands of items, Toys R Us pioneered the big-box format for toy sales and became the go-to destination for playthings and baby products — elbowing many smaller toy stores out of business. Now, Toys R Us...

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Walmart Unveils Program Allowing EBT Recipients to Use Online Shopping Platform

Walmart has unveiled a pilot program that's allowing food stamp recipients to use its online grocery shopping platform. You can use Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) to order items through its online grocery pickup platform. You then pay in person whe...

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While Amazon Plays the Field, Walmart Stays True to Arkansas

Take that Amazon. Walmart is doubling down on its hometown of Bentonville, Ark. One week after Amazon announced, with great fanfare, that it is planning to build a second headquarters in a city offering the best perks, Walmart said on Friday that it is r...

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Amazon Web Services is now authorized to host the US Department of Defense's most sensitive data, including top secret Pentagon and NSA information Read m

Amazon Web Services has been granted provisional authorization to host Level 5 data for the US Department of Defense (DoD). With the approval, the tech giant's cloud computing arm - which is one of the company's most profitable divisions - will be able t...

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Wal-Mart plans for new home office in Bentonville to help lure 'high-quality talent'

Times are changing, and Wal-Mart says that calls for a major office upgrade. The Arkansas retailer is planning to build a new, central headquarters in its hometown of Bentonville. And the announcement comes only days after Wal-Mart's bigge...

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Bentonville to Amazon: No Room for HQ in Wal-Mart's Hometown

There’s at least one mayor not jumping up and down to woo Amazon’s second headquarters to town: Bob McCaslin, chief executive of Bentonville, Arkansas, home to Amazon’s primary retail competitor Wal-Mart. It just isn’t a good fit, he said. McCaslin said ...

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