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Dec 10, 2015

Amazon Prime Begins Grocery Delivery in Chicago

Amazon Prime Begins Grocery Delivery in Chicago

Online retailer Amazon expanded its one-hour delivery service Thursday to include groceries for Chicago residents who are members of Amazon Prime.

Aug 10, 2015

Amazon Announces Plans for 1,000 Jobs in Illinois

Amazon Announces Plans for 1,000 Jobs in Illinois

The Seattle-based online retailing giant Amazon.com has announced plans for a warehouse in Joliet that will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens.

Jul 17, 2015

Amazon Offers One-Hour Delivery to Prime Members in Chicago

Amazon Offers One-Hour Delivery to Prime Members in Chicago

Amazon has expanded its Prime Now service to Chicago, allowing for Prime members to receive one-hour delivery on thousands of items.

Apr 30, 2015

Amazon Warehouse to Open in Goose Island

Amazon Warehouse to Open in Goose Island

Amazon users in Chicago can soon expect faster delivery service as the company announced the opening of its first Chicago warehouse on Goose Island.

Dec 12, 2013
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By Haley BeMiller

Groupon Pokes Fun At Amazon Delivery Drones

Groupon Pokes Fun At Amazon Delivery Drones

Groupon revealed the company's "modern" strategy for delivering packages after Amazon announced that it's testing delivery drones.

Oct 18, 2013
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By Associated Press

Illinois High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' For Sales

Illinois High Court Invalidates 'Amazon Tax' For Sales

The Illinois Supreme Court is invalidating a two-year-old Illinois law charging taxes on certain Internet sales.

Mar 17, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

There hasn’t been a big spike in people talking about Groupon since Andrew Mason was fired a few weeks ago and that makes sense: The company’s in that quiet period of planning its next moves, right? Maybe.

Feb 10, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

AmazonLocal Encroaches Upon Groupon's Home Turf

AmazonLocal Encroaches Upon Groupon's Home Turf

Even though Groupon is losing money while revenue is climbing, that isn't stopping its competitors from pressing forward full steam ahead. On Thursday, Amazon sent out a release announcing the arrival of...

Oct 25, 2011
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By Carlise Newman

Groupon Watch: Suing Over Secrets

Groupon Watch: Suing Over Secrets

Groupon's suing two of its former employees for taking secrets to Google.

Sep 19, 2011
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By Andrew Reilly, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Business Books for Non-Business People: Guest

Business Books for Non-Business People: Guest

Because you gotta learn it somewhere.

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