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Is Amazon Moving into Grocery Pickup? — Fortune

July 30th, 2015

  Walmart has been testing grocery pickup for awhile now, and it looks like Amazon is getting ready to follow suit. Fortune reports that Amazon is planning to test a drive-through service in California, though the article also notes that news of Amazon opening physical locations don’t always pan out. “The e-commerce company is reportedly developing a drive-up store concept in California, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal. It would allow shoppers to order grocery items online and then schedule … Read More

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Mach 1 Keeps the Heart of NWA Business Beating — 8th & Walton Blog

July 30th, 2015

  The 8th & Walton Blog recently featured Mach 1 Financial Group, a financial services company that serves the supplier community. The post highlighted Mach 1’s commitment to giving back to the people of Northwest Arkansas: “In the fall and spring of each year, they hold open meetings for their clients, with entertainers and speakers ranging from the Swon Brothers to Mike Huckabee. At these events, they hold fundraisers for an equally wide range of organizations. Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the Bella … Read More

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UPDATE: Procter & Gamble Getting a New CEO — USA Today

July 29th, 2015

USA Today reports that David Taylor will replace A.G. Lafley as CEO of Procter & Gamble: David Taylor, 57, is a 35-year company veteran and North Carolina native.  He’s been widely seen as the heir apparent since January when he was given oversight of the beauty business in addition to grooming and healthcare, which combined are more than half the company’s sales. Current Chief Executive A.G. Lafley, 68, will remain as chairman of the company’s board to smooth the leadership transition.   … Read More

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