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Amazon Go has some new competition

“Several start-ups think they have solutions that can compete with the multinational tech giant.” I find the challenge of local ordinances (like requiring cash payments) really interesting here. | learn more

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Ben and Jerry’s vs Amazon

The references are a bit dated, but the message is relevant now. “Building a company? You’ve got one very important decision to make, because it affects everything else you do. No matter what else you do, you absolutely must figure […]

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Is Amazon unstoppable?

This post is written by Charles Duhigg, the author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better (two books I enjoyed). “Politicians want to rein in the retail giant. But Jeff Bezos, the master of cutthroat capitalism, is ready […]

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UC Santa Barbara sues Walmart, Amazon and others

“UCSB says it’s entitled to royalties on the sales of vintage-style LED lightbulbs.” They’re an easier target than the overseas manufacturers. A good reminder that if you’re in the chain of commerce, you’re in the chain of lawsuits when things […]