Amazon Opens Full-Scale Brick and Mortar Amazon 4-Star Store in Colorado, New York, with Berkeley on the Way

This week Amazon opened its second 4 Star by Amazon store (the first is in New York City) at the Park Meadows shopping center in Lone Tree, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. It’s interesting to note that Denver got its Amazon 4 Star store even before tony Berkeley, California, which is slated for the third 4 Star store in the near future. (List of Amazon 4-Star store locations below.)

The New Amazon Grocery Store – Coming to a Corner Near You?

Amazon has announced that it will be building a series of physical, brick-and-mortar convenience stores. The new Amazon grocery stores will be competing with your corner store and gas station convenience store for your purchases of perishables such as milk, meat, eggs, and produce. Amazon also plans a series of drive-up convenience stores, so that you can order food and other products online, and then have same-day delivery curbside to your car.

Explanation of Merchant Names on Your Credit Card or Bank Statement – Example: Who is SEI?

Ever look at a charge on your credit or debit card statement and wonder “who the heck is that?” We recently became aware of a lot of people finding a charge from “SEI” on their online statement who have no idea what SEI is, who SEI is, or what SEI stands for. They understandably want to know “What is this charge?” So we decided to write up this simply explanation of merchant names on credit card statements, using the cryptic “SEI” as an example.

How the Heck did Square Get My Email Address?

“How did this store get my email address to send me a Square receipt?” asks a reader. “I paid for something at a new store that had the Square iPad checkout thing. I never gave the store my email address, but within seconds I had an emailed receipt. How the heck did Square get my email address?” laments another. Here’s how.