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Amazon reveals its carbon footprint, vows to rely on renewable energy by 2030
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Amazon reveals its carbon footprint, vows to rely on renewable energy by 2030

It has ordered 100,000 electric vans that will start delivering packages to shoppers’ doorsteps in 2021.

Amazon testing hand-scanning payment system for its Whole Foods stores
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Amazon testing hand-scanning payment system for its Whole Foods stores

The technology being employed is computer vision and depth geometry to scan the hands of the shoppers.

Amazon is reportedly planning to expand its Whole Foods Market stores
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Amazon is reportedly planning to expand its Whole Foods Market stores

The plans are a part in the series of Amazon’s grocery, delivery and pickup expansions.

Tech giants like Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet to only get bigger, claims Wall Street analyst
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Tech giants like Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet to only get bigger, claims Wall Street analyst

After reporting their results, Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel added nearly $140 billion to their already massive combined market value on Friday.

US shoppers prefer shopping groceries from local stores instead of online retail stores
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US shoppers prefer shopping groceries from local stores instead of online retail stores

“The fact that few people want online grocery shopping now doesn’t mean they won’t want it tomorrow,” Wolf said.

Walmart is working with Google on voice-activated shopping to take on Amazon
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Walmart is working with Google on voice-activated shopping to take on Amazon

Walmart said it is working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant.

Amazon to cut prices on a range of popular goods after Whole Foods acquisition
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Amazon to cut prices on a range of popular goods after Whole Foods acquisition

Amazon.com Inc said it will cut prices on a range of popular goods as it completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc.

Donald Trump criticises global retailer Amazon.com over taxes and jobs
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Donald Trump criticises global retailer Amazon.com over taxes and jobs

US President Donald Trump criticized Amazon.com on Twitter over taxes and jobs and accused the retailer of hurting US localities and causing job losses.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person with net worth of $90.5 billion
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person with net worth of $90.5 billion

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Forbes magazine estimated

Despite increasing criticism for antitrust practices, Amazon increases spending on lobbying
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Despite increasing criticism for antitrust practices, Amazon increases spending on lobbying

In the second quarter of this year, Amazon paid lobbying megafirm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld $80,000 to lobby, primarily focused on the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow state government to collect sales tax from online retailers.

US FTC to probe allegations of Amazon misleading customers over pricing discounts
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US FTC to probe allegations of Amazon misleading customers over pricing discounts

An analysis found that in 61 percent of products with reference prices, Amazon's reference prices were higher than it had sold the same product

Retail workers union opposing the purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon
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Retail workers union opposing the purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon

Amazon has said previously that it has no plans to automate the jobs of Whole Foods cashiers and plans no job cuts.

Amazon, Big Basket, Grofers: Food retail is heating up; expect more new players and consolidation
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Amazon, Big Basket, Grofers: Food retail is heating up; expect more new players and consolidation

Amazon indeed has deep pockets but it cannot ignore BigBasket, which has Shah Rukh Khan as its brand ambassador and already perfected the local experience

Amazon to buy struggling Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion
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Amazon to buy struggling Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion

Goldman Sachs Group Inc advised Amazon on the deal and provided bridge financing. Bank of America Corp also provided financing to Amazon, while Evercore Partners Inc advised Whole Foods.

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 bn, wielding online might in brick-and-mortar world
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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 bn, wielding online might in brick-and-mortar world

The deal represents a dramatic turn in strategy for Amazon, which has offered food delivery through its Fresh service for a decade but has not made a major dent in the $700 billion grocery market

Amazon is set to buy supermarket chain Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion
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Amazon is set to buy supermarket chain Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion

Amazon and Whole Foods expect to close the deal during the second half of 2017.