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With the coronavirus cases escalating every passing day, even daily chores have become a lot more complicated. People are getting increasingly dependent on people delivering food, medicines, and necessities to their doorsteps. Yet, often their minds are fraught with questions and they are left wondering whether it is safe at all. While the entire world is taking extra precautions to ward off the virus, so...

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Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion was the largest acquisition ever for the company. Economics expert John Kwoka, from Northeastern University, talks about why an e-commerce company that started with selling books bought a grocery chain.   Talking about the acquisition, Kwoka says, that Amazon is an unpredictable company. What the company intends to do with Whole Foods is something nobody can be sure of....

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Ever since the start of the 21st century, the Amazon rainforest, which spans across various countries in Africa, has faced many severe disasters. Encompassing 7,000,000 km2, of which 5,500,000 km2 are covered by the rainforest, the Amazon is home to about 2.5 million insect species, tens of thousands of plants, and some 2,000 birds and mammals. To date, at least 40,000 plant species, 2,200 fishes,...

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customers

Fortune is an American multinational business magazine that regularly publishes ranked lists of companies. The Fortune 500 is the magazine's yearly list of 500 of the largest companies in the USA, ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years. It has been publishing the list since 1955. The list covers a host of companies belonging to a wide range of industries such as banking,...

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Two years after launching a chain of convenience stores without cashiers or checkout lines, Amazon opened its first “Amazon Go Grocery” store in Seattle on the 25th, enlarging the footprint for surveillance-style shopping and signalling a larger challenge to the broader world of brick-and-mortar retail. One will not find any registers, and we can walk out as soon as we have grabbed what we need....

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consumer

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘shopping’? We all lure to buy a huge number of items for us but the only thing which reduces this urge is the sky- high prices of that commodity. However, this consumer behavior is flipped onto the head by the huge discounts offered in recent times by the tycoons of...

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The world came to a standstill when dark clouds of smoke smothered the skies of Brazil for days on end. It made us understand environmental significances and concepts which shook us up to fully understand how deep underwater we are when it comes to the degradation of our surroundings. But what is  the causation and impact of this fire?   The Amazon has been prone to burning...

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In April 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building, collapsed in Savar, a sub-district in the Greater Dhaka Area, the capital of Bangladesh. More than 1,100 people died, and more than 2,500 were injured. It is considered to be the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern history. Now, the question is: How can one know whether the products we buy have been manufactured responsibly? Wall...

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With the launch of cloud computing, voice assistants like Amazon’s Echo and Alexa are coming to hospitals. Imagine a person who is having a cold but is not confident about it. Rather, than consulting a doctor due to hampered healthcare, he consults Amazon Alexa. It will generalise the symptoms with other patients and give a general diagnosis. This causes a deficit of primary care physicians due...

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Recently, one of the most famous American multinational technology companies,  Amazon, announced re-education of one-third of its American workforce with a $700 million plan.   According to Mark Bernfeld, a professor of the practice in finance at the Northeastern University, the training programs in new technologies will be voluntary and predominantly free for 100,000 employees by 2025, amounting to a promising and necessary adaptation. The workers are...

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