Stories from around the web

>> Here's what's wrong with department stores (Forbes)

>> Amazon steps up policing of fake product reviews (The Seattle Times)

>> Ikea pop-up shows e-commerce ambition (

>> Why the best retailers are bricks and clicks (Harvard Business Review)

>> Costco opens a small business center (The Denver Post)

And Finally… A restaurant closes after 31 years and leaves a strongly worded message for Yelp reviewers (Eater Chicago)