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April 08, 2020
Many unlucky online shoppers have fallen prey to 'porch pirates' who steal packages from outside their homes. It's a problem that could be exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 06, 2020
Amazon has made a significant investment in building out its last mile delivery services to grab a piece of the growing grocery delivery market.
March 18, 2020
Even as orders increase, disruption from the new coronavirus outbreak could have big consequences for smaller, third-party sellers on Amazon, as they will be punished for stock outages.
January 24, 2020
In its never-ending quest to establish unique physical locations, Amazon has plans to launch a chain of themed pop-up stores that will focus on a specific product category or trend.
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