retail http://www.kplu.org en Analyst Says Amazon Prices No Longer the Cheapest http://www.kplu.org/post/analyst-says-amazon-prices-no-longer-cheapest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle’s online retail giant Amazon has built its reputation on low prices. But now an analyst says Amazon is no longer the thriftiest retailer out there.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Amazon offers more stuff than most big-box retailers, but if you want a food processor or a knife set, Bed Bath &amp; Beyond is now cheaper, according to a new report by Anthony Chukumba, an analyst with BB&amp;T Capital Markets.</p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:07:50 +0000 Ashley Gross 9700 at http://www.kplu.org Analyst Says Amazon Prices No Longer the Cheapest Easy Street bows out, but are local record stores really dying? http://www.kplu.org/post/easy-street-bows-out-are-local-record-stores-really-dying <p></p><p>This is the last week for a fixture in Seattle’s independent music culture, as <a href="http://easystreetonline.com/">Easy Street Records’</a> lower Queen Anne store prepares to shut its doors Friday. But the move may not signal, as some fear, a death spiral for local independent music stores. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 7556 at http://www.kplu.org Easy Street bows out, but are local record stores really dying?