Amazon Begins Delivery From Whole Foods Market With Plans For Expansion In 2018

Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the introduction of free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now, with plans to expand across the U.S. in 2018. Continue Reading →

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Why Amazon Should Consider Harlem For Its Second Headquarters

Derived from an article by Geekwire regarding Amazon’s announcement last month that it will begin searching for a second headquarters in North America and we think Harlem is a great option! Continue Reading →

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Amazon Is Building A $5 billion Secondary North American HQ And Wants Local Governments To Submit Proposals

Venturebeat reports that Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in North America and today launched a request for proposal (RFP) from local and state governments as it looks to pin down a site for the project. Continue Reading →

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Target Challenges Amazon With Second E-Commerce Acquisition

With a Target in East Harlem, the store is looking to improve its digital business amid increased competition from Amazon.com Inc., agreed to acquire a software company that manages local and same-day deliveries. Continue Reading →

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2 Ways Google Is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help

Last week, Harlem-based publisher and founder of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson wrote an article titled 2 Ways Google is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help, asking the question:

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Amazon To Buy Whole Foods Market Before Move To Harlem For $13.7bn

Whole Foods plans to open a store in Harlem this summer, but Amazon, the world’s most powerful online retailer, has taken a giant stride into traditional retailing, spending $13.7bn to take over organic food chain Whole Foods Market. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: “The Original Black Elite,” By Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

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In this outstanding cultural biography, The Original Black Elite, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era—embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray. Continue Reading →

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“Luke Cage, Hero For Hire,” First Issue Marvel Comic Book, 1972

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You’ve probably seen the new Marvel Comic show on Nelflix Luke Cage, Amazon has released a rare “Luke Cage, Hero For Hire” first edition comic book – as the copy reads at the bottom, it’s a “sensational origin Issue!” Continue Reading →

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The Authentic Timeless Van Sneakers

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Vans’ storied history, and America’s connection with skate (on a board) and surf culture, began in 1966 Southern California with the rolling out of a single pair of shoes. They were named Authentic. In the generations since, they have only gotten more popular amongst hardcore skaters, celebs and style enthusiasts from Harlem to Harare.

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Staples Rebrands As Office Depot Merger Seems Unlikely

staples in harlem on 125th streetWith a Staples in the heart of Harlem on 125th Street and and Lenox Avenue maybe re-naming its business services division Staples Business Advantage from Staples Advantage will do the trick for the office supplies giant reports Fortune.

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