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Texas mattress store that ran Sept. 11 ad closed indefinitely

The Texas mattress store that tried to make light of Sept. 11 in a “Twin Tower sale” commercial will close indefinitely, its owner said Friday. The spot for Miracle Mattress in San Antonio showed two stacks of mattresses, one with an American flag on top, falling down in a spoof of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people 15 years ...

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Google’s app store for education is being shut down

A little over two years ago, Google launched a version of the Play Store tailored for education in an attempt to push Android tablets into schools. There’s been basically no news about it since — until now, with Google essentially announcing plans to shut down the store. Google tells TechCrunch that in about a month it’ll “no longer sell Google Play for Education ...

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Amazon Opens Store for Unique Products by Small Businesses

Filed under: Amazon.com, Retail, Small Business, Entrepreneurs, This Built America Michael Desmond/ABC via Getty ImagesMark Cuban and Daymond John on the set of ABC’s “Shark Tank.” By MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK — It may be the biggest online marketplace in the U.S., but a new store on Amazon will support the little guy. The e-commerce powerhouse is opening a store ...

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Amazon Adds Hotel Rooms to Its Everything Store

Filed under: Amazon.com, Travel, Travel Industry, Deals Alamy By Robert McGarvey Amazon has quietly dipped its toes into selling hotel accommodations. And the deals can be stellar. Usually with the Everything Store, a publicity machine is at full volume — think of the ill-fated Fire Phone — but not so with hotel rooms where, quietly, the company began slipping them ...

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Amazon is about to open its first-ever physical store in New York City

Amazon has warehouses — hundreds of them, miles of them. It has lockers and pop-up shipping containers. But it’s never had a true, physical retail store, at least not until now. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon plans to open its first physical store, and that it will be located in midtown Manhattan, right in the heart of New ...

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iPad explodes in Vodafone store, forces customers to evacuate — report

An iPad that was demoed at a Vodafone store in Australia burst into flames, according to a report. A Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia was running an iPad demo model that caused a “burst of flames” earlier this week, according to a Vodafone spokesperson, speaking to News.com.au in an interview published on Friday. The iPad forced the store to evacuate ...

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