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Amazon takes ‘grab and go’ to new level

Amazon will launch its first grocery store, Amazon Go, in Seattle next year and has released a video showcasing its unique ‘Just Walk Out’ shopping experience. The online-turned-bricks-and-mortar retailer is offering a check-out-free shopping experience that is made possible by the same types of technologies used in self-driving cars: computer …

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ACCC acts on fire-hazard cigarettes

The ACCC has accepted court-enforceable undertakings from both Philip Morris and Zen Sensation not to supply cigarettes that do not meet the mandatory reduced-fire-risk safety standard. Cigarettes sold in Australia must meet the mandatory safety standard to self-extinguish when left unattended. Before the reduced-fire-risk standard was adopted, discarded cigarettes and …

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