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By Leslie Hand, research director, IDC Retail Insights
Leslie Hand comments on Jeff Bezos’ announcement (on Sunday night’s “60 Minutes") that Amazon is developing a drone-based package-delivery service, and on Black Friday weekend sales. More ....
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