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Ad business a boon for Amazon but a turn-off for shoppers

Nov. 26, 2019 10:44 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Maddaloni went to knowing exactly what he wanted to buy. But instead of showing him the Synology router he was searching for at the top of his results, Amazon bombarded him with ads for hard drives and routers that he didn’t want. Maddaloni, a web strategist in...

Massive American Dream mall opens but will shoppers come?

Oct. 25, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than two decades ago when a mega entertainment and shopping complex was being conceived on a vast swath of swamp land in New Jersey, the iPhone didn't exist, Amazon was only selling books online and malls were where you went for all your shopping needs. Now, after endless...