quote [ “Every day, ships, trucks, trains and airplanes bring an estimated 21,500 diesel truckloads of merchandise to 21 Amazon warehouses in the four-county region,” the Economic Roundtable report said. It calculated that Amazon trucks last year created $642 million in “uncompensated public costs” for noise, road wear, accidents and harmful emissions. ]
Fun fact – in a Metafilter thread on the music industry someone noted that Sears deliberately opted out of its mail order biz around 1993
. Talking about bad timing.
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