R|T: The Retail Times – Amazon’s size is Amazon’s biggest problem

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Cannabis tech companies TruTrace, Strainprint partner to integrate platforms(BETAKIT)

“A synergistic relationship between our software platforms will bring a new level of verification and trust to the efficacy of medical cannabis.”

Dell’s 10th gen Latitude notebooks boast convenience and portability(MOBILESYRUP)

Across the board, Dell introduced several new features to make its Latitude line more robust, secure and improved battery life.

Meet Bobbie, a baby formula delivery startup promising healthier ingredients(TECHCRUNCH)

Touting itself as “European” style, Bobbie’s first product features fresh, grass-fed cows’ milk as the main ingredient. What it does not include, however, is key for the concerned parent.

Square acquires AI firm Eloquent Labs(RETAILDIVE)

Now that it has Eloquent Lab’s technology, the company aims to “advance messaging across our entire ecosystem,” per Square’s post.

Shaving upstart Harry’s is selling for $1.37 billion to the company that owns Schick razors(CNBC)

Harry’s is the latest shaving startup to be bought by a bigger rival and dwarfs Unilever’s purchase of the U.S.-based Dollar Shave Club in 2016.

Printify raises $3M to expand its marketplace for custom printing(TECHCRUNCH)

In Riga, Latvia, an 80-person startup called Printify is reimagining the on-demand printing business.

Shopify expands native ad options for online marketing(BETAKIT)

Shopify will soon be adding new native ad-buying functions for Facebook and Snapchat, as it looks to make it easier for merchants to access marketing campaigns through their online stores.

Amazon Prime’s one-day shipping is already rolling out(THEVERGE)

The new one-day standard that Amazon is working on offers that shipping speed to all Prime orders, similar to the current two-day version, with no price minimum.

Amazon’s size is becoming a problem — for Amazon(WSJ)

It’s become such a gigantic, sprawling, powerful business that its inevitable missteps are beginning to erode trust in its products and services, good will in Washington, and its ability to achieve globe-spanning dominance.

Grocery startup BigBasket becomes India’s newest unicorn with new $150M investment(TECHCRUNCH)

Chinese giant Alibaba, which also led the Series E round in BigBasket last year, is the largest investor in the company, with about 30% stake, a person familiar with the matter said.

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