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Facing Competition from Amazon, Ukazoo Books is Moving from Towson to Parkville

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Ukazoo Books

The Towson area is losing another book store. A decade after Borders moved out of Towson Commons and Greetings & Readings left Loch Raven Plaza, Ukazoo Books disclosed this week it is leaving the Dulaney Valley Shopping Center and moving to a smaller space in Parkville.

Amazon is Hiring Lots of People in Baltimore for the Holiday Season

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Amazon introduces same-day deliveryGetting a job in retail from Thanksgiving through the end of the year is an age-old holiday tradition. But this year one of the biggest employers isn’t in the mall.

Under Armour Plans Big New Distribution Center for Sparrows Point

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Outside Building 37 (courtesy Under Armour)
Outside Building 37 (courtesy Under Armour)

Under Armour plans to build a gigantic distribution center–and employ 1,000 people–on the site where the Sparrows Point steel mill used to be. How’s that for some old Baltimore/new Baltimore symbolism?

Amazon Lockers Arrive in Baltimore

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Photo via Wikipedia
Photo via Wikipedia

Amazon keeps adding new services to the Baltimore area– the latest example being Amazon Lockers, which are now available in nine locations around town.

City Pays Amazon $100,000 for Employee Buses

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(These are not the actual Amazon buses.)
(These are not the actual Amazon buses.)

In Silicon Valley, it’s pretty common for employers to provide private commuter shuttles to get employees from home to work. Amazon has been doing the same thing for its Baltimore employees since July–and now the city wants to reward them with a $100,000 forgivable loan.

Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery Service in Baltimore

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In its quest to offer speedy delivery of absolutely everything, Amazon launched its Prime restaurant delivery service in Baltimore yesterday; we’re the first East Coast city to try out the new service.

The Robots In Amazon’s Baltimore Warehouse Are Amazing/Terrifying

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Photo via nooga.com
Photo via nooga.com

The Baltimore Sun has a video of the new Amazon warehouse in Baltimore, showcasing its state-of-the-art robotic systems. It is amazing. And maybe a little scary, too?

Baltimore is Still The City That Reads, Says Amazon

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citythatreadsLiving up to a slogan like the Greatest City in America is a tall order. But The City That Reads? That seems doable. And, as new data from Amazon shows, it’s actually possible to quantify.

Amazon’s Free Same-Day Delivery Begins Today in Baltimore

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Amazon introduces same-day delivery

If you are a member of Amazon Prime, the online retailer’s $99-a-year premium service, you can get your books/groceries/electronics/1,500 live lady bugs delivered the same day.

Week in Review: 10 Baltimore Stories You Might’ve Missed

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meangirlsOh, the perils of instant communication. With one click, you’re getting canned unicorn meat in an hour. The next, you’re off the team for threatening the freshmen.

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