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2022 – Retailers create their own advertising businesses to compete with Amazon. Here’s the latest news on Walmart, Instacart, and more.

Download here M. Spencer Green / AP Images Retailers are shooting for advertising money. Retail advertising is expected to grow 31% to $41 billion this year, and Amazon, Walmart, Instacart, and others are building ad deals to get a slice of it. They’re betting on the growth of e-commerce, hoping to offset retail’s tight profit margins by enabling advertisers to ...

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2022 – Amazon workers in the UK protest after receiving a pay rise of just 42 cents an hour

Download here Amazon warehouse in Tilbury, Essex, east London. John Cable/Getty Images Amazon workers at several warehouses in the UK staged wage protests this week. The insider spoke to three who said they are being treated “like slaves” and are struggling with high inflation. A warehouse worker was suspended Friday, and blamed the decision to protest for the move. Hundreds ...

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2022 – Brazil’s environment chief agrees to pave the Amazon highway, contrary to previous IBAMA warnings

Last week, Eduardo Beam, head of the environment agency IBAMA, allowed the Brazilian federal government to begin rehabilitating the BR-319 motorway between the cities of Manaus in the state of Amazonas and Puerto Felho in neighboring Rondonia, a road that runs through the most pristine region of the Amazon – the rainforests of country. Environmental groups immediately criticized the decision, ...

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