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How Do You Package Bubble Wrap? Carefully Apparently

Londoner Paul Jacobs purchased a roll of bubble wrap from Amazon.com. His roll came boxed and packaged in 100 feet of brown paper. “At first I thought they’d sent me the wrong order because the box was so heavy. But

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Amazon Is Spending $1 Billion To Buy Doorbell-Camera Startup Ring, A “Shark Tank” Reject That Turned Into A Massive Success Story

Amazon is acquiring Ring, a startup that makes a popular line of video-camera doorbells, in a $1 billion deal.  The deal, which Amazon and Ring representatives confirmed to Business Insider yesterday, supplements the retail giant’s growing selection of smart-home appliances, epitomized by

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Amazon Says These Are The Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by the Amazon Books editors.  The list covers a large span of time, weaving together classics like Charles

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Amazon Looking For Second North American Headquarters In Canada

 Canada’s major cities are all vying to become Amazon’s second  home in North America.  The online retailer announced Thursday it’s hunting for a site  for a new headquarters, in addition to its sprawling hub in Seattle.  The mayors of Toronto,

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Amazon Acquires Movie Starring Cate Blanchett As Lucille Ball

Two years ago, it was announced that Cate Blanchett would star in a biopic of TV legend Lucille Ball, written by Aaron Sorkin.  Now, the project has a name, and a home.  Deadline reports that the movie, called Lucy and Desi, has been acquired by Amazon

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Humans Will Be Able To Talk To Their Pets In A Decade

Thanks to advances in technology, animal owners will soon be able to talk with their dogs with the use of a pet translator – at least, that’s what a report from Amazon suggests.  The internet retailer is supporting research into the

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If You’re Shopping On Amazon, Watch Out For This Scam

Thousands of Amazon shoppers have been receiving fraudulent emails which has a subject line that reads “Your Amazon.com order cannot be shipped.”  It also asks them to confirm “certain information” by clicking on a link, adding that they will lose

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Man Holds Amazon Drivers “Hostage” After Missing His Mattress Delivery

Two delivery drivers were taken hostage after a shopper took the keys to their van in a heated dispute about a mattress he purchased on Amazon.  Dean Smith held the Panther Group delivery staff hostage at the side of a country

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It’s Important To Read The Fine Print

Sounds like a great deal; Three desks and chairs for $10. But the review section for the set on Amazon shows buyers are unhappy. “There’s nothing wrong with the product — disgruntled buyers failed to read the product dimensions before

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Jeff Bezos Sells One Per Cent Of Amazon .. Pockets 671 Million

With ballooning profits and sky-high sales, 2016 has been a fantastic year for Amazon which has seen its stock price rocket along with the fortune of owner Jeff Bezos.  And now it seems the retail entrepreneur is looking to pocket

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