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Amazon and Yext announced an exclusive integration that will provide consumers access to the most up-to-date facts about businesses including locations, hours and service offerings via Alexa. With this new relationship, consumers using Alexa for voice search can receive the most up-to-date facts about businesses — locations, contact information, hours of operation and more — straight from the source: the business itself.


lululemon athletica inc., the healthy lifestyle inspired athletic apparel company, has appointed Calvin McDonald to serve as chief executive officer, effective August 20, 2018. For the past five years, McDonald served as president and CEO of Americas for Sephora, an acknowledged growth engine within the LVMH family of global luxury brands.


MetaPack, the global leader in ecommerce delivery technology, has reached an agreement with Inc., the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions, to sell the business in a deal worth approximately $230 million.


ShopKeep, the tablet-to-cloud payments and point-of-sale platform chosen by over 25,000 independent retailers and restaurants, has partnered with trusted credit card processing company, Gravity Payments, to offer ShopKeep’s award-winning POS software with Gravity’s transparent payment processing service.


Amazon and Whole Foods Market launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, parts of Long Island and select areas in New York City, beginning with lower Manhattan and Brooklyn.


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