from Breakingviews:

British retail sleepwalks into Amazon-ageddon

July 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Debenhams plucks new CEO from arms of its nemesis

May 26, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from Alison Frankel:

Amazon, the FTC and the dark art of corporate secrecy in court

April 28, 2016

(Reuters) - The court system in this country is supposed to be open to the public. That's a core principle, codified in the First Amendment and centuries of common law. Yet American corporations constantly push to restrict access to court records. Once in a while, media organizations or public interest groups get involved and orders to seal turn into First Amendment blowouts, but those cases are increasingly likely to be exceptions. Far more often, no one stands up in opposition when a corporation asks to seal or redact court filings.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Somebody Has to Save Our Skins

April 28, 2016

After myriad disappointments such as results from the likes of Apple, Intel and Alphabet and similarly dispiriting results from smaller companies like Twitter (which really doesn’t belong in this conversation, but here we are, darling), the stock market is now looking ahead for some kind of big win in earnings season to sort of set investors a bit less on edge.

from Viewsroom:

Bookstores back, Redstone out, Zika lurks

February 8, 2016

Internet-retailer Amazon embraces bricks and mortar, while the soap opera around Viacom's aged founder continues. Plus, panic over the dangerous virus is Brazil's Achilles heel.

from Breakingviews:

Amazon could eventually face a Xerox moment

January 29, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

With 6,000 new warehouse jobs, what is Amazon really delivering?

June 17, 2015

Worker gathers items for delivery from the warehouse floor at Amazon's distribution center in Phoenix

A worker gathers items for delivery from the warehouse floor at Amazon's distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona November 22, 2013. REUTERS/Ralph D. Freso

from The Great Debate:

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June 8, 2015

Picture illustration shows a 3D-printed Facebook logo in front of logos of news publishers it has tied up with


3D-printed Facebook logo in front of logos of news publishers it has tied up with to launch 'Instant Articles," in this picture illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

from Breakingviews:

Say “ni hao” to Jack Ma’s Amazon-style volatility

January 29, 2015

By Richard Beales

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Better Fed than dead

January 29, 2015

The Federal Reserve's policy announcement on Wednesday pretty much reinforced the status quo, which is that the Fed is the immovable object when it comes to markets.