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"Questions & Answers" - Part 12 of a 12-Part Series

Today, in our final chapter: Tom Furphy & Kevin Coupe answer audience questions about ... what Amazon's acquisition of Zappos tells us about its culture ... the likelihood of a private brand play by the e-tailer ... and what traditional retailers need to do to get in the game.

This morning, MNB concludes a series of videos culled from a presentation that I did at the recent Food Marketing Institute (FMI) 2012 Show in Dallas. The session, entitled "From Amazon to Zipcar: Innovations from the E-Revolution," featured an extended conversation with Tom Furphy, CEO of Consumer Equity Partners and the guy who helped get into the grocery business.

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