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*DataPoint* Here’s a Retailer that Knows How to Compete in the Amazon World


In the post-Amazon economy,¬†all brick and mortar retailers are struggling. Some have outright failed and others on the brink. However, there are a few outliers that refuse to go down without a fight and are actually innovating. In this DataPoint, Frank notes one that has actually turned physical location to its advantage by helping Amazon…

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*DataPoint* Amazon to Retrain Its Employees. Why That’s Big Deal.


Recently, Amazon announced that it will spend $700 Million (USD) to retrain its employees. Why are they doing this? Simple: automation. They know that a displaced workforce would be bad political mojo at a time when the giant is facing increasing calls for regulation, even potential anti-trust action. Anti-trust laws in the US were made…

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