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Bloomberg reports that Amazon "could take as much as a 30 per cent stake in a large cargo airline, its second such deal this year as the e-commerce giant steps up efforts to take control of its own delivery logistics. As part of the agreement, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings will operate 20 Boeing 767-300 cargo planes for Amazon."

The move is part of Amazon's broader efforts to take more control of its fulfillment processes, which could put it into competition with the very companies that have provided it with shipping and delivery services over the years.

• In the UK, the Telegraph reports that Amazon plans to launch a nationwide fresh food delivery service "within the month as the online retail giant continues to challenge 'the big four' of supermarkets ... The new service comes in the wake of Amazon signing a deal with Morrisons,  allowing British shoppers to buy fresh food through its website for the first time."
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