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Five Reasons Why Amazon Is Moving Into Bricks-And-Mortar Retail

Forbes – Anna Schaverien – Amazon is the world's largest e-commerce company. But in the past few years, the online store has begun to make its first steps into the world of bricks-and-mortar retail. The first physical bookstore, Amazon Books, launched in Seattle in 2015 and…

Why Amazon Is Moving To Brick And Mortar Stores

The Inquisitr – Alisha McKinney – It's hard for many to understand why Amazon, the world's largest e-commerce and cloud computing platform according to sources such as Axiomg, is choosing to open physical stores for its customer base. The book Amazon: How The World's Most…

Why An AWS Spin-Off Could Be Amazon's Best Strategic Move (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Benzinga – Wayne Duggan – Big U.S. tech companies are facing increasing regulatory scrutiny for their size and influence in the American economy. New York University marketing professor Scott Galloway said on Monday that spinning-off its Amazon Web Services cloud business…

Amazon Is Thinking About Buying Toys 'R' Us. Here's Why That's a Genius Move

Inc – Robbie Abed – Toys 'R' Us made three big mistakes. The first mistake that Toys 'R' Us was in early 2000 when it signed a 10-year contract to be the exclusive vendor of toys on Amazon, instead of investing in their own eCommerce site. The second mistake was not…

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves

Vox – Some of the biggest and most famous brands in America are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley — Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber — have announced in the past few weeks they're interested in disrupting an…

Amazon Could Acquire Toys 'R' Us. Here's Why It's a Brilliant Move

Inc – Robbie Abed – Toys 'R' Us made three big mistakes. The first mistake was in early 2000, when it signed a 10-year contract to be the exclusive vendor of toys on Amazon, instead of investing in its own e-commerce site. The second mistake was not testing out new…

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves

Vox – Some of the biggest and most famous brands in America are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley — Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber — have announced in the past few weeks they're interested in disrupting an…

Why Amazon is moving into finance, and what it means for advisers

InvestmentNews – Ryan W. Neal – The moment many have long speculated, and feared, is finally here - Amazon is entering the financial services world. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is in talks with large financial institutions including JP Morgan Chase to…

Amazon CTO: Why more companies are moving to the cloud

Yahoo – JP Mangalindan – Amazon is unfazed by President Donald Trump 's recent criticism of Amazon (AMZN), which is vying for a lucrative government contract, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels told Yahoo Finance. “We've had a long and great relationship with the White House…