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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Wal-Mart is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com; one source says Jet.com could be valued at up to $3B in private markets   —  Jet.com launched one year ago and raised more than $500 million  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Jet.com Inc. …
Aug 3, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Didi's acquisition of Uber China and $1B investment in Uber leaves the future of Lyft's alliance with Didi in doubt   —  Lyft sees ally Didi team with its biggest rival, which is now no longer burdened by China  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s retreat from China creates ripples in its second-biggest market …
Aug 1, 2016, 6:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: dozens of new brands get Dash buttons this week; companies pay $15 for each branded button sold and 15% of each product sale, atop normal commission   —  Detergent, household-products makers join expansion as they try to stay close to Amazon, but consumer demand for gadgets has been cool
Jun 26, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon will invest $3B in its Indian operations, bringing total planned investment in India to $5B since 2014   —  The announcement brings the e-commerce gaint's total planned investment to $5 billion  —  Amazon.com Inc. plans to invest an additional $3 billion into India …
Jun 8, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Jeff Bezos says Amazon is planning more physical stores and new services for Prime, during annual shareholder meeting   —  CEO Jeff Bezos didn't specify how the company would add to the unlimited shipping service  —  Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Tuesday promised more retail stores …
May 18, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon's Lab126 hardware unit is working on an Alexa-powered device featuring a tablet-like computer screen, known internally as “Knight”   —  The retailer is pushing to incorporate its robotic voice assistant in daily tasks like opening garage doors
May 17, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Amazon to debut new lines of private label products, including perishable foods and household items, for Prime members only in coming weeks   —  The first of the brands could appear on the company's website in coming weeks  —  Amazon.com Inc. in the coming weeks is set to roll …
May 15, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to offer $8.99/month stand-alone video streaming option in US; Prime membership to be offered monthly for first time for $10.99/month in US   —  Amazon Ups the Ante on Streaming Video  —  New stand-alone option for its service is direct challenge to rival Netflix
Apr 17, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: new higher-end Kindle will be thinner and come with a rechargeable case for extended battery life, and a solar-powered case is in development   —  Amazon to Release New Kindle With Rechargeable Protective Case  —  Solar-charged Kindle case also being developed
Apr 5, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Instacart cuts commissions for couriers by 50%, reduces fees per drop-off to $1.50 from $4 in SF, LA, and some other metro areas   —  Grocery-Delivery Startup Instacart Cuts Pay for Couriers  —  Instacart is the latest on-demand startup to try to contain costs in a tighter funding environment
Mar 11, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context

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