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Greg Greeley

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

Brick-and-mortar retailers can counter Amazon

Brick-and-mortar retailers can counter Amazon

Results from Amazon’s Prime Day promotion last month raise some interesting questions for all retailers that compete with the e-commerce giant, a group that has come to include chain drug stores, other mass marketers and practically any seller of consumer goods. Held in conjunction with Ama­zon’s 20th anniversary, the event was designed to reward shoppers