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Amazon sweepstakes can help losers

The saga of Amazon.com Inc.’s search for a home for its second headquarters continues. The online retail giant recently announced that it has narrowed...
AMAZON.COM INC. has announced the 20 finalist locations for its proposed second headquarters. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. narrowed the field of cities for its proposed new headquarters to 20, with New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami and...
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL reported that CVS Health Corp. is in talks to buy Aetna Inc. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Opinion: A CVS-Aetna deal makes some sense but could be a...

NEW YORK - Health care consolidation may get a whole new look.CVS Health Corp. is reportedly considering a blockbuster buyout of health insurer Aetna...
Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters request for proposals received 238 responses from across the continent. Only seven states in the U.S. did not submit a bid. / BLOOMERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Amazon receives 238 proposals for HQ2 across North America

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, has lured 238 proposals extending across 54 states, provinces, districts and territories in North America,...
Amazon.com Inc. is poised to enter the business of selling prescription drugs by 2019 according to analysts. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Amazon looms over drugstores as analysts see market entry

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. is almost certain to enter the business of selling prescription drugs by 2019, said two analysts at Leerink Partners,...
A RENDERING of a proposed site for the second North American Amazon.com Inc. headquarters in the Pawtucekt Central Falls Train District. / COURTESY CENTRAL FALLS

Pawtucket and Central Falls pitch Amazon HQ2 plan

PROVIDENCE – Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa announced that the two communities will respond to Rhode Island’s...
TOYS "R" US INC. filed for bankruptcy Monday evening, surprising much of the toy industry. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Toys ‘R’ Us seeks bankruptcy, crushed by debt and online rivals

NEW YORK - Toys “R” Us Inc., the once-dominant specialty retailer and ultimate toyland for a generation of post-war baby boomers, filed for bankruptcy...
THE GREATER BOSTON market is expected to add more than 3 million square feet of office space in the next two years, according to a new report by Toronto-based Avison Young. The rendering above shows what The Hub on Causeway in Boston will look like when completed, which will feature more than 1.5 million square feet of retail, office, hotel and residential space. / COURTESY BOSTON PROPERTIES INC.

Report: Boston office market sees robust growth through first half of...

BOSTON – The office market in greater Boston had robust growth during the first half of 2017, according to a new report by Toronto-based...
AMZAZON HAS ISSUED a request for proposal from state and local governments for its "HQ2," a second headquarters. Above, a courtyard outside Amazon's Seattle headquarters building/BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID RYDER

Commerce RI to submit for Amazon’s second North American headquarters RFP

PROVIDENCE - Amazon.com Inc. already has a sprawling Seattle headquarters that attests to its size and ambition. Now the world’s largest online retailer plans...
AMAZON'S PURCHASE OF Whole Foods has prompted a new aggressive pricing strategy, with stores lowering prices as much as 43 percent. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MARK KAUZLARICH

Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices as much as 43% on first...

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as...
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