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How the Amazon-Whole Foods merger shrinks food deserts

Responses to Amazon’s recent merger with Whole Foods have both praised the corporation’s vertical integration strategy and lamented the loss of the culture of brick and mortar commerce. Yet there is a third possibility for online grocery shopping, one that goes beyond the ease of having cage-free eggs delivered to your door. For many Americans living in food deserts, online food retailers may not just [...]

How the Amazon-Whole Foods merger shrinks food deserts 2017-09-11T12:27:59+00:00

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar

by Leon Kaye on Friday, Mar 3rd, 2017  Amazon has not always had the most sterling reputation when it comes to sustainability, transparency and environmental performance. The emissions from those packages alone are just the start, say the company’s critics. But there is evidence that the online delivery and cloud computing giant is turning a corner. The company claims it is powering more data centers with renewable energy, and [...]

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar 2017-03-28T11:42:56+00:00