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Amazon eyes malls

Amazon is in talks with mall owner Simon Property Group to convert some Sears and JCPenney stores into Amazon fulfillment centers, the Wall Street Journal reports. Simon owns 14 properties in Massachusetts, many of which have a Sears or JCPenney as their anchor tenant.

New restrictions begin

Starting tomorrow, new pandemic-related restrictions will be put in place, in response to theā€¦

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