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Your Warehouse in the Sky-Amazon’s New Airship Fulfillment Center

Your next online order may drop from a warehouse in the sky.

No, really!

Just look up. You see that airship? No, it is not the Goodyear blimp. It’s Amazon’s flying warehouse or airborne fulfillment center (AFC). It’s dropping off your package from that drone you see coming your way. After completing your delivery the drone will catch the next nearby shuttle to take it back to the blimp.

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3 Retail Technologies That Cross Over E-commerce

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Ever since the retail market of the Web exploded, the expectation was that brick and mortar was doomed. For some stores, such as Borders Books and Music, it met its fate as Amazon.com marched across the bookstore landscape and chewed up most of what was in its path.

However, for the rest of the industry, the lines blurred between online and offline sales and the numbers have never been better. … Read the rest