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11 Trader Joe’s Gems You Can Buy Right From Amazon

This post has been updated. You know those times when you really don’t want to schlep to Trader Joe’s, but you’re dying for avocado sprinkled with the […]

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City Council’s Cashless Store Bill: Four Things to Know

City Council pushed back against the specter of Silicon Valley digitization on Thursday, passing a bill that would force stores to accept cash as a […]

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Sad Day for Philly Package Thieves: Amazon Opens Center City Pickup Location

With package theft an ongoing problem in the city — the police department actually just shared yet another video of yet another package theft suspect […]

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How Small Philly Businesses Are Taking Advantage of Amazon This Holiday Season

Last holiday season, about half of online retail purchases were made on Amazon, and this year, a new platform from the e-commerce giant is helping […]

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Amazon Won’t Ship a Toy Slingshot to My House in Philadelphia

It’s Cyber Monday, so naturally, like any good American consumer, I’m planning on doing some Christmas shopping on Amazon Prime. We use Amazon Prime quite […]

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Philadelphia Dodged a Major Bullet by Not Getting Amazon HQ2

On Monday night, I did a happy dance. After a year of anxious hype and legitimate caution, news finally broke that Amazon’s second headquarters won’t […]

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Here’s What Philadelphia Offered Amazon in HQ2 Competition

At long last, city officials on Tuesday night released their now-rejected proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters. What’s inside? We now know that Philly offered the […]

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GoPuff to Build Big New Headquarters in Old City

We didn’t win the Amazon bid, but at least we have goPuff: Everyone’s favorite late-night munchies deliverer has just announced that it will build its […]

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Confirmed: Amazon Was Never Coming to Philadelphia

After 13 months of nonstop Amazon HQ2 hullabaloo, we can all breathe again, for we can officially confirm what many of us knew deep down: […]

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As Philly’s Amazon HQ2 Hopes Dim, Details Emerge of the City’s Secret Pitch Dinner

Philadelphia first submitted its bid to be the site of Amazon’s second headquarters, known as HQ2, in October 2017 and made the short list in […]

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If Amazon’s Hiring Is Any Indication, Philly Definitely Won’t Land HQ2

Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s board of directors descended upon Washington, D.C. on Tuesday ahead of local appearances for Bezos, leading observers to speculate that the […]

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Philly Is Trying Really, Really Hard to Keep Its Amazon HQ2 Bid a Secret

Philadelphia-affiliated organizations have now spent more than $500,000 on the city’s bid to house Amazon’s second headquarters, according to Billy Penn. What, exactly, the city is using […]

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Ritz Theaters, Like Everything Else, Might Soon Be Owned by Amazon

Citing “people familiar with the situation,” Bloomberg on Thursday reported that Amazon is angling to acquire Landmark Theaters, parent company of Philly’s Ritz theaters, from […]

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Comcast Just Partnered With Amazon to Launch Prime Video on X1 Platform

Comcast and Amazon are now partners, and the duo’s first play is integrating Prime Video on the Xfinity X1 platform. Later this year, Xfinity TV […]

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Philly Likely to Appeal Order to Release Amazon HQ2 Bid

City officials say they are considering appealing a state agency’s order to release financial details regarding Philadelphia’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. Last week, the Pennsylvania Office […]