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SAN LORENZO, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Walmart shopping carts sit outside of a store on February 20, 2014 in San Lorenzo, California. Wal-Mart reporterd a 21 percent
Walmart shopping carts (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
May 16, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The company is launching the Lord & Taylor store on its website in the coming weeks with more than 125 brands like Lucky Brand, Vince Camuto and Tommy Bahama, reflecting its effort to broaden its customer base, drive growth and compete with Amazon.
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Whole Foods Market
(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
May 16, 2018 - 10:49 am
It's Prime time at Whole Foods: Amazon said it will give its Prime members extra discounts at the grocery chain.
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This March 24, 2018, file photo shows a sign in a Starbucks located in downtown Pittsburgh. Nestle has entered an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide, announced Monday, May 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 07, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Nestle is paying more than $7 billion to buy the rights to sell Starbucks coffee and tea in supermarkets and other stores outside its coffee shops.
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This image released by Marvel Studios shows, front row from left, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson and Sebastian Stan in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War," premiering on April 27. (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
(Photo credit: Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 10:46 pm
"Avengers: Infinity War" is poised to set a record for fastest film to rake in $1 billion in business.
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(150520) -- SHANGHAI, May 20, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Disney characters Mickey (R) and Minnie Mouse are seen during the opening ceremony for the Disney flagship store in Shanghai, east China, May 20, 2015. The store, occupying an area of 5,860 square meters in t
Minnie & Mickey Mouse (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
May 01, 2018 - 9:40 am
Walt Disney Co. and Twitter say they will create live content and advertisements in sports, news and entertainment from the entire Disney portfolio.
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Speaker at the Panasonic Booth at the Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 5, 2016. (Photo by Mikey McNulty) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***
Panasonic Booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (Photo credit: Mikey McNulty/Sipa USA)
April 30, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The Japanese electronics giant's parent company will pay $143 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission, while its Southern California subsidiary, Panasonic Avionics, will pay $137 million in penalties to the U.S. Justice Department...
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Woman talking on a smartphone
Megan Goldsby
April 29, 2018 - 4:38 pm
T-Mobile and Sprint have reached a merger agreement, which will make the company the third largest cellular phone service provider. KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby asked our technology analyst what this means for consumers.
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This image released by Marvel Studios shows, front row from left, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson and Sebastian Stan in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War," premiering on April 27. (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
(Photo credit: Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
April 29, 2018 - 4:28 pm
"Avengers: Infinity Wars" opened with predictable shock-and-awe, earning $250 million in box office over the weekend and edging past "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to set the highest opening weekend of all-time.
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In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now, it’s their cars. GM says more than 7 mil
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The Seattle company on Tuesday began offering delivery in 37 cities to Amazon Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles...
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This image provided by Juul Labs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 shows the company's e-cigarette device. On Tuesday, federal health officials announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from pa
(Courtesy of Juul Labs via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 1:23 pm
The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children.
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