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Amazon closing 8 Go stores, pausing Arlington HQ2 construction as murky economic picture persists

Amazon is shuttering some of it’s Go convenience stores. The closures are part of a wider attempt to cut costs across the company while it grapples with slowing sales and a worrying economic outlook. The news came just days after the company announced a pause in construction for it’s huge new East Coast headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

Roben Farzad, host of public radio’s “Full Disclosure” joins Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson for the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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