Op-Ed: Can Amazon Be the Next Apple?
. Blood is running in the retail aisle. Sears, the most iconic name in American retailing, told its investors in March that "substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." (New York Times)
Amazon Will Let Customers Try On Clothes Before Buying
. For many people, buying clothing online is not worth the hassle of getting a pair of pants or a shirt that does not fit. Many retailers have sought to eliminate that risk by offering free returns on clothing, but now Amazon
is going even further. (New York Times)
challenging Intel Corp. INTC -1.83%
in that high-margin market for the first time in years. (Wall Street Journal)
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -0.26%
spent two decades hastening the demise of the traditional brick-and-mortar retail industry. So why would the tech giant spend $13.7 billion to acquire an organic-grocery chain with more than 460 stores? (Wall Street Journal)
Today, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Today the Senate will convene at 12:00 p.m. and proceed to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.
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