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What it’s like to work for, compete against, and find out you’re the biological father of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. An excerpt from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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The son of an American anthropologist returns to the Amazon to reunite with his mother, an indigenous tribeswoman.

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The “blood sport” of classical music reviews.

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Thousands of new warehouse jobs were supposed to help lift a struggling British economy. Instead, employees started equating the work with “being in a slave camp.”

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Inside the business of manufacturing online product reviews.

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Reporting undercover from inside the online-shipping industry.

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The demise of America’s favorite mega-bookstore and the factors beyond the e-book boom that fueled the book retail meltdown.

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You know this one: German guy heads into tribal jungle deep upriver, sends the company crazy reports full of radical ideas—and then goes totally rogue. Only this time it's not ivory he's after. It's a secret lost for centuries: the finest cacao on earth.
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Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook vs. Amazon.

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On Jeff Bezos, Amazon, and the genesis of the Kindle.

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A mystery embedded deep within the Amazon.

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Diapers.com has a stripped-down business model, a massive warehouse staffed by robots, and a legitimate chance to outsell Amazon.