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Amazon plans more than just bookstores

Amazon's first bookstore could be just the tip of the iceberg for the retailer as it plans more physical locations and has a team in place to grow the division.

Polyvore expands into menswear

Social commerce website Polyvore is adding menswear, expanding beyond its core categories of womenswear and home goods as social commerce grows.

Four51 raises $5M for B2B e-commerce

B2B e-commerce company Four51 has raised $5 million to boost its sales and marketing efforts, channel exposure and product development, and grow its team significantly over the next two years.

Deliv, Uber expand partnerships

Same-day delivery is heating up, with last mile service providers Deliv and UberRUSH announcing new partnerships. Deliv is now partnering with Google Express to support same-day delivery throughout the San Francisco Bay area.

Amazon adds new Prime benefit

Amazon has added a new benefit for Prime members in the form of a discount on video games. The perk is poised to aid in retaining members, attracting new ones and getting existing shoppers to spend more.

Walmart offers free tech solution to other retailers

Walmart is releasing an open source cloud platform developed by its @WalmartLabs division. The platform will now be available for other retailers to use, for free.

Amazon Prime tops 54 million members

Amazon Prime is a juggernaut, growing by 35 percent in 2015 to 54 million U.S. members, or one in five adult consumers in the United States.

Circuit City to make a comeback

Circuit City was liquidated in 2008, but there are new owners and a new plan to bring the defunct electronics chain back.

Warby Parker lands in Brooklyn

Eyeglass upstart Warby Parker may be a brand most identified with hipster millennials, but it has yet to open a storefront in the most hipster of communities: Brooklyn. That is about to change with the signing of a lease in the Cobble Hill neighborhood.

Kroger rolls out e-commerce in Memphis

Kroger is expanding online ordering to Memphis, Tennessee, and will soon allow shoppers to select from 40,000 items including fresh produce and meats. The program will likely be available in select...