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Rationalization of store base on the horizon

Rationalization of store base on the horizon

The second annual Amazon Prime Day was held this month and, despite early technical problems that slowed down the checkout process for some customers, it was another in a series of successes for the nation’s leading online merchant. The company reported that the event was the best day in Amazon.com’s 22-year history, with sales in

Target lands Amazon supply chain executive

Target lands Amazon supply chain executive

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired Amazon.com Inc. executive Arthur Valdez to serve as executive vice president, chief supply chain and logistics officer. The discount store chain said Monday that Valdez, who spent the last 16 years with Amazon, will lead Target’s supply chain transformation, including planning, distribution and transportation. Plans call for Valdez to