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Amazon Launching Affirm’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Option in Canada

“Amazon customers in Canada will soon be able to pay for their purchases on the website in smaller, monthly instalments as the e-commerce giant expands its partnership with payments company Affirm north of the border. Affirm said on Thursday in a press release that purchases on Amazon.ca of at least $50 will be eligible for […]
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Amazon Expands Whole Foods Contactless Payment Across California

“Amazon is making its Amazon One palm payment shopping experience available at a new set of Whole Foods Market stores. More than 65 Whole Foods Market stores across California will soon offer the Amazon One palm-based payment system that allows customers the option to use their palm to pay for purchases. This is the first […]
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Amazon Launches Seller Wallet for Cashing Out Sales Proceeds

“Amazon launched a new wallet for global sellers to manage payouts more easily. It will roll out to sellers over the next few months. In a post on the About Amazon blog, Max Bardon, Vice President of Amazon Worldwide Payments, shared that the initial launch is available to a select number of small businesses. “We plan […]
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Amazon Debuts Cashierless Grocery Store Format in New York

“Amazon is opening two more Amazon Fresh high-tech grocery stores, including the first location in New York. About a week after introducing a new Amazon Fresh store in Arlington, Va. (the site where Amazon is currently constructing its “HQ2” second headquarters complex), the retailer is opening locations in Oceanside, N.Y. and Norridge, Ill. Amazon Fresh stores are designed […]
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Amazon Opens Its First Clothing Store in Los Angeles

“Amazon has expanded in many ways throughout the years, and now the e-commerce giant has launched a brick-and-mortar clothing store. The Amazon Style fashion retail space has opened at The Americana at Brand shopping mall in Los Angeles. The new concept offers a selection of apparel, shoes and accessories. The items featured in the store […]
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Google Cloud Assembles Web3 Team to Leverage Emerging Metaverse

“Google Cloud Platform is putting together a Web3 specialist team to take advantage of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The cloud computing services suite says its new Web3 team will focus on building services for developers running blockchain applications. In addition, the team will also provide blockchain services to enterprises and customers looking to leverage the […]
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Amazon Go: Inside the New Cashierless Store Moving in to the Suburbs

“Amazon Go, the tech giant’s cashierless store concept, is ready for its move to the suburbs.  The company is opening a new Go store in Mill Creek, Wash., on Tuesday morning, which it says will target customers living in suburban areas.  Like its other Go stores, customers won’t need to visit a cash register when they’re […]
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