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The convenience store of the future is always watching

Jan 24, 2018
Sure, no lines sounds great, but is being constantly monitored worth the trade-off?
Shoppers scan the Amazon Go app on their mobile devices as the enter the store Monday in Seattle. Amazon opened the cashier-less store to the public after more than a year in beta.
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Why the hotel business is doing so well right now

Aug 18, 2015
Rooms are scarce and demand is up, even with competition from Airbnb.