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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 14, 2014

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If you’ve ever wished you could visit Amazon.com in the real world, you’ll soon get your chance. The online superstore recently announced plans to open its first physical store on 34th Street in Manhattan for the Holiday 2014 season. Amazon has talked about opening physical locations before, but this is the first time it’s followed […]

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WSJ: Amazon to Open Brick-and-Mortar Store in NYC

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Amazon, the cyber store that sells everything, plans to open its first physical store at 7 W 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan just in time for the holiday season. The experimental store will work as a mini-warehouse for some same day deliveries in New York. It’ll surely serve as a nice little billboard, too. The […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 3, 2014

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AT&T recently sweetened its low-cost internet and TV package by throwing in Amazon Prime for free. Aimed at cord-cutters looking to avoid an expensive monthly TV bill, AT&T’s “skinny” bundle packages broadband internet, some basic TV channels and HBO for about $40 per month. But AT&T recently upped the ante by tossing in the complete […]

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‘Authors United’ is Siding With Hachette Against Amazon

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The authors are uniting. Last spring, when Amazon began discouraging customers from buying books published by Hachette, the writers grumbled that they were pawns in the retailer’s contract negotiations over e-book prices. During the summer, they banded together and publicly protested Amazon’s actions. Now, hundreds of other writers, including some of the world’s most distinguished, […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 26, 2014

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Amazon’s Kindle Voyage is the company’s best e-reader ever. Its biggest improvement over the Kindle Paperwhite is in its screen, which has a resolution of 300 pixels per inch. The text is more clear and crisp than ever, making it the best reading experience ever on an electronic device. The Voyage also includes an ambient […]