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Worker in forklift-truck loading packed goods in huge distribution warehouse with high shelves.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2020 - 10:59 am
Several large companies with warehouse facilities and stores in the Kansas City Metro are looking to hire, even amid the constrictions on the economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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piles of trash in dumpsters
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KMBZ News Staff
December 19, 2019 - 11:02 am
Kansas City, MO - Theres an old Latin phrase - caveat emptor . In English - let the buyer beware . A number of 'third-party' sellers hawking goods on Amazon, salvage their products from dumpsters, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. From dumpster to doorstep: Trashed items can be...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 23, 2019 - 6:19 am
There is a term for the practice of shipping merchandise to homes where the people did not order anything. It's called brushing. A third-party vendor through a site like Amazon has your name and address, and orders their own stuff, sent to you. The purpose is simple. Once the purchase is made, the...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 02, 2018 - 7:10 am
In the modern age, almost everything is available online, with home delivery. We examine the digital shopping age in our KMBZ Cover Story: Point, Pick, Click. -- Dinner at Your Doorstep -- One driver in the home delivery market is prepared food. Chinese restaurants and pizza parlors have delivered...
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May 01, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Kansas City, KS - An Amazon fullfillment center has been open in KCK since August, but today was the official grand opening. The company gave Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer and a group of local and state dignitaries a behind-the-scenes look at the Amazon facility and the only one equipped with...
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Bill Grady
January 19, 2018 - 7:05 am
There are a lot of opinions as to why Kansas City was rejected by Amazon, which released a narrowed list Thursday of potential sites for a second headquarters. Amazon whittled its choice of cities down to 20 from 238. Some analysts believe the problem with Kansas City is its often-stalled effort to...
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Marc LaVoie
January 18, 2018 - 8:22 am
Amazon, the giant online retailer, announced through Twitter Thursday morning it had narrowed its list for potential cities to 20 for its second headquarters. The Tweet said reducing the list from 238 to 20 was "very tough," and that all the proposals it received "showed tremendous enthusiasm and...
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Joe Hyer
January 04, 2018 - 8:57 am
Is Amazon planning on buying Target ? It could happen, according to some industry experts. Amazon continues to dominate and grow every single year. Last year, the online giant stepped into the retail space when they purchased Whole Foods grocery stores. Well, now there may be "a target" on another...
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