Uber Has Lost Its Operating Licence In London

Uber Has Lost Its Operating Licence In London

00 Uber has officially lost its license to operate in London after a shocking ruling by the city’s transport body. Despite the fact that 3.5 million Londoners use the app, it will no longer be offered within the M25. The authority wrote: “TfL has concluded that Uber London Limited is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license.” TfL has today informed Uber that it will not be issued with a private…

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How Amazon’s Whole Foods compares to Walmart after today’s price cuts

How Amazon’s Whole Foods compares to Walmart after today’s price cuts

00 Amazon closed on Whole Foods today in a $13.7 billion deal and began slashing the chain’s grocery prices this morning as a result. While the deal has much larger implications for Amazon, the goal with the price cuts — including those on many of its organic items — is to bring Whole Foods more in line with rival stores. But even with Amazon willing to slim its margins on Whole Foods’ groceries, can it really expect to compete…

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Amazon debuts ‘Instant Pickup Points’ in the U.S. for pickups in minutes

Amazon debuts ‘Instant Pickup Points’ in the U.S. for pickups in minutes

00 Amazon’s latest physical retail foray is called “Instant Pickup,” and it works as the name implies: Amazon shoppers can pick up orders for certain items within two minutes of making their purchase. The program is live at five college campuses including the University of California at Berkeley for now, and will expand to additional sites, including neighborhood spots within cities, by end of year, Reuters reports. The Instant Pickups fulfills Amazon’s goal of delivering ever-shorter…

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