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For Amazon, Now Comes the Hard Part

The e-commerce titan may be the player most likely to persuade Americans to buy fresh food online, but it must first solve the ‘last mile’ logistics puzzle<p>With Amazon.com Inc. wheeling sharply into the grocery aisle, the business of selling food may never be the same.<p>Food retailing was already …

eCommerce

Amazon Plans Cuts to Shed Whole Foods’ Pricey Image

When Amazon.com Inc. completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s …

eCommerce

Oil falls to seven-month low on more signs of growing crude glut | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday to a seven-month low as market players saw more signs that rising crude production in the United States, Libya and Nigeria undercut OPEC-led efforts to support the market with output curbs.<p>FILE PHOTO: A worker walks past oil pipes at a …

Oil

Should Startups Care About Profitability?

There are certain topics that even some of the smartest people I talk with who aren’t startup oriented can’t fully grok. One of them is whether …

Profit

Airbnb Will Acquire Background Check Startup Trooly To Fight Against Scammers

The vacation rental service Airbnb has expanded into a lot of areas within the past few years. Now, the company’s latest acquisition will help …

Crowdfunding project of the week: UrbaNext turns any bicycle into an electric one

The ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’ series is where we highlight the coolest gadgets coming from websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. We know you have no time to be navigating through dozens of campaigns, so we take care of the grunt work and bring you only the creme de la creme. Let’s take …

Crowd Funding

How Fatherly turned a tiny website into a budding business that reaches 300 million people

Launched in 2015, its website didn't even meet comScore's minimum audience tracking threshold this time last year. As of May 2017, Fatherly.com had reached 391,000 unique visitors.<p>That's not nothing, but it's rather measly in the digital publisher world where sites grumble about needing 10 million …

Beauty and the Beast