Posts Tagged ‘stores’

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Amazon Disclose How Ring Stores Data

By Aaron Kesel U.S. lawmakers are demanding that Amazon tell them more about how Ring, Amazon’s surveillance network, is protecting consumer data. They cited the potential for the sensitive footage “detailing the lives of millions of Americans” to fall into the hands of hackers and foreign spies. On Wednesday, five Democratic lawmakers made their concerns […]

Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded

блядь! An explosion at Russia’s State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector) resulted in a fire, glass blown out throughout the building, and one worker suffering third degree burns on Monday, according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Vector is one of the only two places in the world where live smallpox […]

Armed citizens STOPPED mass shootings at Walmart stores, but retail chain’s new policies could now allow customers to be targeted more frequently

(Natural News) Following a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas last month, company executives did a little math and figured out they could use the incident to their advantage and virtue signal to a majority of customers by implementing new policies aimed at curbing gun and ammunition sales. […]

“Monster” Hurricane Dorian Taking Direct Aim at Florida; Stores “Nearly Empty” of Supplies

By Michael Snyder Well, that certainly escalated quickly.  On Wednesday we were told that Hurricane Dorian would only be a Category 3 storm when it hits the Florida coastline, but now we are being told that it will be a Category 4 storm.  Hurricane Dorian is rapidly gaining strength over very warm waters in the […]

Say No to the “Cashless Future” — and to Cashless Stores

By Jay Stanley I went to a counter-serve restaurant recently, and when the time came to pay for my order, took out my wallet, presented a $20 bill, and was told, “Sorry, we don’t accept cash.” I was flabbergasted. What happened to “legal tender for all debts public and private,” as it says right there […]

Food shortages begin as canned vegetables start to run out at grocery stores across America

(Natural News) Shoppers are starting to notice the effects of the abysmal growing season here in the United States, as grocery stores in various parts of the country are having to post signage explaining that food shortages are the reason why their shelves are unusually bare. At a Kroger supermarket, for instance, […]

Retail Apocalypse: 12,000 Stores Are Forecasted To Close This Year 

As the economy cycles down through summer, there is new, alarming data that shows retail store closings are accelerating. Coresight Research says there have already been 20% more store closings announced in the first six months of 2019 than in all of 2018. The research firm examined figures and retailers’ earnings reports, found that more […]

Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores

The store chain is using tech from several companies, including Everseen. The technology has been in use for the past two years. If you ask the company, it appears to be working. Spokeswoman LeMia Jenkins told BI that shrinkage rates (that is, the loss of goods to theft and accidents) have dropped at stores where […]

Pesticide chemicals found in 70% of fresh produce sold in U.S. grocery stores… are you eating poison?

(Natural News) A shocking new report from the Environmental Working Group confirms that an overwhelming majority of conventionally grown produce is covered in pesticides. About 70 percent of U.S. produce contains pesticides — even after it has been washed. This is highly disturbing news for the millions of Americans who buy fresh […]

Recycling Is Not Enough. Zero-Packaging Stores Show We Can Kick Our Plastic Addiction

Recycling Is Not Enough. Zero-Packaging Stores Show We Can Kick Our Plastic Addiction Above Photo: From Nationofchange.org Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet. Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables […]

Amazon Rolling Out ‘Amazon Pay’ Digital Wallet In Physical Stores

As FAANG stocks lead the market lower during what has become a relentless Q4 selloff, Amazon is hoping to reassure anxious investors that the company’s relentless expansion and revenue growth will continue. To wit, the company is taking another big step toward establishing itself as the American WeChat or Alipay as it seeks […]

Amazon Aims To Open 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021, Threatening Convenience Stores

By Aaron Kesel Amazon is considering opening 3,000 cashierless Amazon Go stores by 2021, Bloomberg reported. A move into retail by the online giant would threaten convenience stores and fast-food chains across the U.S. by  selling items to customers cheaper and faster. Current existing Amazon Go stores sell prepared sandwiches, salads, yogurt, and granola bars. That’s a […]

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021 September 20th, 2018 Via: Bloomberg: Amazon.com Inc. is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar with matter, an […]

Google and Mastercard Cut a Secret Ad Deal to Track Retail Sales in Stores

Google and Mastercard Cut a Secret Ad Deal to Track Retail Sales in Stores September 3rd, 2018 Via: Bloomberg: For the past year, select Google advertisers have had access to a potent new tool to track whether the ads they ran online led to […]

Welcome To The Minority Report: Thousands Of Stores Plan Facial Recognition Use For Anti-Theft

By Aaron Kesel Hundreds of retail stores and soon thousands are investigating using biometric facial recognition software FaceFirst to build a database of shoplifters to aid in the fight against theft, Peter Trepp CEO of FaceFirst told BuzzFeed News. The software is called FaceFirst and is designed to scan faces as far as […]

Thousands Of Stores Will Soon Use Facial Recognition, And They Won’t Need Your Consent

Retailers are turning to facial recognition software to identify potential thieves by comparing scanned images of shoppers’ faces against a database of known shoplifters. But as more retail stores consider using the technology, privacy advocates and industry stakeholders are debating how the technology should be regulated and how shoppers should be informed about […]

Would you like fries with that radiation? Even health food stores are not safe from cell towers

(Natural News) It’s pretty easy to protect yourself from dangers that you can see. Take sharp objects, for instance: If you’re handling a knife or any object that can injure a person, it’s only right that you take appropriate measures to avoid accidents from happening. Protecting yourself from dangers that you can’t see, […]

Starbucks closing 150 stores nationwide, precisely because of the rising minimum wages that its own Left-leaning employees demand

(Natural News) It looks like the days of being king of the coffee game are numbered for one of the most prominent coffee chains in the U.S. Starbucks recently announced that 150 of its stores will be closing up shop. Between the number of stores in liberal cities hiking up their minimum […]

Mainstream Media Confirms Conspiracy Theory That Walmart Stores Are Being Turned into Prison Camps

By Rachel Blevins When citizens began to ask questions about why Walmart stores were suddenly closing in in southern states in 2015, the mainstream media insisted that the closures were due to plumbing problems and that any suggestion of government involvement was a crazy conspiracy theory. Three years later, the MSM is finally […]

McDonald’s to Add Self-Order Kiosks to 1,000 Stores Each Quarter

McDonald’s to Add Self-Order Kiosks to 1,000 Stores Each Quarter June 4th, 2018 Via: CNBC: As McDonald’s seeks to modernize its business, the company is placing a big bet on mobile and other tech platforms. McDonald’s has been systematically adding self-service ordering kiosks and […]

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