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• Amazon said yesterday that next month it will open a “Regional Air Hub at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport will open in October. The Regional Air Hub is the first build-to-suit airport project of its kind in the Amazon Air network and was designed to support Amazon Air’s larger scale regional needs, including sortation capability and infrastructure to handle multiple flights daily … The new Regional Air Hub will include daily flights and allow Amazon to further serve its customer base in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.”

MarketWatch reports that in the UK, “Wm. Morrison Supermarkets said Thursday that pretax profit rose 49% in the first half of fiscal 2020 and announced an extension of its relationship with Inc,” meaning that Prime Now will be expanded “to more cities across the U.K.”
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