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Amazon wants to pay the New York Times and BuzzFeed to expand so it can reach more shoppers outside the US

The making of Amazon Prime, the internet’s most successful and devastating membership program

Amazon employees rarely speak out publicly against their company. But 3,500 just did.

Amazon is slashing prices at Whole Foods again — and shoppers are noticing

Instagram just took advantage of Amazon’s biggest weakness

Instagram will now let you buy products directly inside the app

Full Q&A: Hudson’s Bay CEO Helena Foulkes on Recode Decode

Amazon ousted thousands of merchants with no notice — showing the danger of relying on the shopping platform

Tim Armstrong wants to create Coachella, but for retailers. What does that mean?

Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra credits Marie Kondo and the social experience for his company’s boom

Lord & Taylor lives in retail’s “middle” ground — and that’s a hard place to survive

Amazon wants to sell “every genuine product in the world.” That’s a mistake.

Recode’s Code Commerce event returns to Shoptalk with Tim Armstrong, Poshmark, and the CEO who is reinventing Saks

Amazon has canceled its NYC headquarters plans in a stunning defeat

This Super Bowl, you’ll be able to buy your favorite team gear on Walmart.com — not Amazon

Full Q&A: Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on the “art and science” of the beauty business

A new $100 million investment values Postmates at $1.85 billion ahead of its IPO

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie are getting a divorce

Full Q&A: DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on Recode Decode

Our favorite Recode stories from 2018

What’s next for virtual assistants like Alexa? Maybe buying stuff for you automatically.

Why Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company

Amazon has officially killed the Whole Foods-Instacart partnership

New York City council members railed against Amazon in the hope of renegotiating the HQ2 deal

Procter & Gamble has acquired the startup aiming to build the Procter & Gamble for people of color

An Amazon revolt could be brewing as the tech giant exerts more control over brands

Jeff Bezos has confirmed the HQ2 decision and it’s the embodiment of Amazon’s emotionless practicality

Amazon is dominant online, but local retail still has advantages Jeff Bezos can’t replicate

Snap’s former No. 2 executive Imran Khan is building a shopping startup

Two workers have died at an Amazon warehouse in Baltimore

Amazon’s booming ad business is both a blessing and a risk

New York City’s first Amazon Go cashierless store will open near the World Trade Center

Resy is winning newer, cooler restaurants away from OpenTable

Trump’s latest China threat could crush the $8 billion Amazon competitor Wish. Here’s its plan to fight back.

Instacart’s new $7 billion valuation is a bet on the future of grocery delivery — not a wager against Amazon

Square CFO Sarah Friar is leaving to become the CEO of Nextdoor — which means she won’t become the CEO of Square

Elon Musk’s summer of bad behavior hasn’t affected Tesla’s sales, but it has hurt its reputation

SoftBank is betting the Vision Fund on WeWork

Amazon’s pay-raise backlash highlights a reality: People see the worst even when Amazon thinks it’s doing its best

Michael Rubin’s ShopRunner plans to acquire the e-commerce startup Spring