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• Weis Markets today announced it has joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program, that it says “will help it assess the environmental and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.”

Reuters reports that Amazon is building its first fulfillment center in India, in Mumbai, as it “tries to break into the world's second most-populous nation.”

The story notes that “Amazon spent heavily last year setting up more than 10 new fulfillment centers in the United States. The company also lists fulfillment centers in China, Germany, Japan and the U.K. on its website, but currently lists none in India.”

• The Associated Press reports that Macy’s is suing Martha Stewart Living, hoping to block the lifestyle company from licensing its brand to JC Penney, which “acquired a 16.6 percent stake in Martha Stewart Living and announced plans last month to open mini-Martha Stewart shops inside most of its stores, beginning next year.”
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