Amazon Reinvent Brick-And-Mortar Store With “Just Walk Out” Tech (Video)

104146970-screen_shot_2016-12-05_at_9Brandchannel reports that even as it teases the opening of Amazon Fresh convenience stores, Amazon has launched yet another paradigm-bending hybrid of brick-and-mortar retailing and online shopping. Continue Reading →

CUNY Calls For Probe Of City College In Harlem After President Quits (Updated)

matthew-goldstein-lisa-coico-and-colin-powell1The City University of New York has asked for a state investigation following the departure of the president of City College once known as “the poor man’s Harvard” in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

East Harlemite Launches Harlem’s First VC Fund

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John Henry, the 22-year-old founder of accelerator program Cofound Harlem, has announced Cofound Ventures, Harlem’s first venture capital fund.  Continue Reading →

Walgreens Close To Buying Rite Aid

walgreens to buy rite aidCrains NY reports that with three stores in Harlem the shares of Rite Aid jumped nearly 40% Tuesday afternoon on a report that it may be gobbled up in the next major acquisition by Walgreens, the biggest U.S. drugstore chain. Continue Reading →