Amazon Might Actually Be Good for the American Retail Industry (HBO)

Last Wednesday, Amazon held the largest single day hiring event in its history, offering some 60,000 jobs. To many, this might have seemed like a bad thing—the company, and other e-commerce behemoths like it, are often thought of as job killers, since they’re so closely associated with automation. But a closer look at the data tells a more complicated story.

VICE News explains why companies like Amazon might actually be good for the American retail industry, and American retail workers.

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