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Amazon patent could prevent shoppers from price checking in-store

Amazon patent could prevent shoppers from price checking in-store

In fact, Wedbush analyst Aaron Turner posited in a note Monday that Amazon could gobble up yet another company, Grubhub , to further expand in the food delivery space, Barron's reports. Whole Foods is part of the "crème de la crème of the supermarket industry" and is a "hand-in-glove fit" with the educated, relatively affluent demographic of Amazon customers who pay $99 a year for the site's Prime membership that includes free shipping, video streaming and other services, Greif said.


Amazon to Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion in Cash

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion in Cash

The move sets the stage for new retail experiments that could revolutionise how people buy groceries and other goods. Amazon will buy Whole Foods for more than $13 billion, Bloomberg News and others reported Friday morning. The "implications ripple far beyond the food segment, where dominant players like Walmart , Kroger , Costco , and Target now have to look over their shoulders at the Amazon train coming down the tracks", O'Shea said.



Qatar Airways says service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

The Qatari carrier released a statement on Wednesday saying it had operated about 1,200 flights in the past week, 90 percent of which took off within 15 minutes of their scheduled departure times. "As far as we are concerned, it is business as usual", al-Baker said. Earlier this week, Qatar Airways announced profits of $ 540 million in the fiscal year which ended in March.


Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally

Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally

We are going to come out with a real bill, not Obamacare ". There was a robust discussion involving the Senate's current work to rescue the American people from the failures of Obamacare.-Matt Whitlock, Sen. Hatch said, "We're not going to ignore anything". Trump's lunch included a number of more moderate Republicans, including Sens. Susan Collins of ME, but could end up alienating conservatives, such as Sen.



US coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

The Ohio coroner examining the death of Otto Warmbier is expected to share his preliminary findings on Tuesday or Wednesday. Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea .



Saudi Arabia's king empowers young reformer son in Crown Prince appointment

That's according to a statement carried by Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency. The all-but-certain takeover of the throne by Mohammed bin Salman awards vast powers to a young prince who has taken a hard-line with Iran and who has led a war in Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians.