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  • Amazon Maintains Sales Tax Advantage over Local Businesses

    “E-retail giant Amazon continues to maintain an advantage over bricks and mortar retailers in many states by either not collecting local sales tax or charging a lower sales tax rate than traditional retailers, a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy finds.”......

  • Is Amazon Too Big to Tax?

    “The e-commerce giant paid zero federal taxes in 2017. And it’s being rewarded with further tax breaks at the state and local level.” SEE MORE ON THE NEW REPUBLIC...

  • Amazon Effect Leads to Potential Bankruptcies for Grocery Stores That Contain Pharmacies

    “Forbes has described Amazon’s effect on jobs as “staggering.” With Amazon’s growth escalating, from 19% in 2014, to 20% in 2015, to 28% in 2016, jobs are being taken away from traditional retailers. Thousands of jobs are being lost across traditional retail in stores, supply ...

  • In The Wake Of Amazon, Trophy Retail Properties Fall Short

    “Overall, the number of retailers with debt rated at Moody’s most distressed level has tripled since 2009 – and Moody’s predicts this list will grow longer over the next five years.Meanwhile, online retail giant Amazon generated $80 billion in sales in North America alone.&#...

  • America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning

    “Now that boom is finally going bust. Through the third quarter of this year, 6,752 locations were scheduled to shutter in the U.S., excluding grocery stores and restaurants, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers. That’s more than double the 2016 total and is close...

  • Here are the retailers that have filed for bankruptcy protection in 2017

    “In 2016, retailers that filed for bankruptcy include Aeropostale, Pacific Sunwear, Sports Authority and American Apparel. Below, CNBC lists several of the retailers that have sought bankruptcy protection this year, from the oldest to the most recent filing.” SEE MORE ON CNBC...

  • Why Amazon Is Such a Threat to the Grocery Industry

    “Amazon announced that its deal to purchase Whole Foods for almost $14 billion will close on Monday. Once the sale is complete, one of the company’s first moves will be to lower prices on several grocery standards, such as bananas, eggs, and ground beef, as well as......

  • America’s Retailers Are Closing Stores Faster Than Ever

    “The rapid descent of so many retailers has left shopping malls with hundreds of slots to fill, and the pain could be just beginning. More than 10 percent of U.S. retail space, or nearly 1 billion square feet, may need to be closed, converted to......

  • Amazon’s Takeover Of The Economy Is The Real Threat To American Jobs

    “Amazon’s stranglehold on the U.S. economy is growing ever tighter, with devastating effects for the job market, says a report released Tuesday afternoon. The group’s wide-ranging analysis details how Amazon, which recently saw annual revenue top a stunning $100 billion, has reshaped the w...