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Walmart will take on Amazon with discounted third-party products

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links krblokhin via Getty Images Walmart wants some of your holiday shopping money, and it has launched a new program that could make you think twice about buying everything from Amazon. According to Bloomberg, the retail giant plans to offer limited time sales on items from third-party vendors on its website. […]

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Tesla may open ‘Centers’ to get around pro-dealership laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jonathan Brady/PA via AP Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planning to open “Tesla Centers” in major urban areas that would theoretically avoid legal trouble by focusing on the sale of energy, not […]

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Instagram reminders make sure you don’t forget the latest fashion drops

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Instagram Instagram is full of fashion-forward users, so it’s no surprise that clothing, footwear and luxury brands are more than happy to use the platform as a marketing and sales channel. Select companies can now test an even easier way for consumers to shop with in-app reminders for upcoming product […]

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North’s smart glasses are now available across the US

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links North One of the greatest obstacles to buying North’s smart glasses has simply been to find them. They’ve only been available at the company’s Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as its pop-ups, which isn’t much help to, well, most people. You might have a much easier time shopping […]

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Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Steven Senne Not all is well with Whole Foods in the Amazon era. The grocery chain has confirmed to Business Insider that it’s cutting medical benefits for part-time staff who work a minimum of 20 hours per week. A spokesperson said Whole Foods was dropping the benefits as part […]

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Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Andrei Stanescu via Getty Images Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service — its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime — at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores across all 200 metro areas where regular grocery delivery is already available. […]

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Amazon found selling unlicensed cell signal boosters

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Just_One_Pic via Getty Images Amazon has been found selling more than some unsafe products. Wired has learned that the internet retailer has been selling cell signal boosters without FCC licenses (such as those from MingColl, Phonelex and Subroad), including some marked as Amazon’s Choice. The devices are not only unlikely […]

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Razer’s largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Peter Barreras/AP Images for Razer USA Soon, you won’t have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you’re determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in the US, at The LINQ Promenade in Las […]

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7-Eleven’s cashier-free mobile checkouts are available in NYC

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links tupungato via Getty Images If you’re in such a hurry that you can’t even talk to a cashier at a convenience store, you’re in luck — 7-Eleven has formally launched its Mobile Checkout feature in New York City after some testing in Dallas. Locals can use the 7-Eleven app for […]

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You can chat with Shopify stores from virtually anywhere

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Chris Wattie You might not have to switch to Apple’s iMessage or Facebook Messenger the next time you want to talk to a favorite online store. Shopify has introduced a native chat feature (appropriately called Shopify Chat) that lets you talk to a store through any page, regardless of your […]

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