Stories from around the web

>> Alibaba says fake merchandise is getting better (Bloomberg)

>> Walmart expands BOPIS to Omaha-area stores (Omaha World-Herald)

>> Ikea to expand Calgary store (Calgary Herald)

>> Tim Hortons ramps up expansion plans (Star Tribune)

>> The FAA could fine Amazon for hazmat violations (FAA)

And Finally… Meet Taco Bell's new TacoBot (NRF)

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