R|T: The Retail Times – Amazon Prime over everything

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Lightspeed acquires Switzerland-based POS solutions provider iKentoo

Lightspeed announced the acquisition of iKentoo, a Switzerland-based POS solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses.

Amazon sells over 175M items during Prime Day 2019, more than Black Friday & Cyber Monday combined(TECHCRUNCH)

Amazon says Prime Day 2019 was bigger than both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, as Prime members purchased more than 175 million items during the event.

AI could help make robots cheaper without limiting their abilities(TECHNOLOGYREVIEW)

Transfer learning, the ability to use knowledge previously gained from one context in another, could teach cheap robots to perform as well as expensive ones.

A startup raises $7 million to disrupt brick & mortar retail(INC)

Bulletin is creating new opportunities for brands to sell on Main Street.

Uber riders now earn rewards for shopping during their trip with new Cargo app(TECHCRUNCH)

Uber is launching a new shopping app with commerce partner Cargo, a startup with which it signed an exclusive global partnership last year.

N26, the online bank backed by Peter Thiel, is now worth $3.5 billion(CNBC)

German online bank N26 said that it raised a huge $170 million in additional funding, valuing the six-year-old FinTech startup at $3.5 billion

Organic baby food startup Tiny Spoons raises Rs 2 Cr from angel investors(YOURSTORY)

Tiny Spoons will use the fresh funds to launch new flavours and products, improve its distribution, create brand and product awareness, and strengthen its sales team.

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