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BREAKING: Unilever just bought Dollar Shave Club for a reported $1 billion. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/07/20/unilever-acquires-dollar-shave-club-reported-1-billion
Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club for a reported $1 billion - Dollar Shave Club, the online subscription shaving products service, is projected to do $200 million in online sales this year.
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MLB's All-Star Game is coming up. Here's how the league could make the festivities a bit more fun. http://blog.siriusxm.com/?p=67001
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J.C. Penney and Kohl's will be running their own sales to counter Amazon's Prime Day next week. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/07/07/jc-penney-kohls-put-their-own-spin-prime-day-hoopla
J.C. Penney and Kohl’s put their own spin on the Amazon Prime Day hoopla - Penney’s will hold a two-day, online-only sale partially coinciding with Amazon’s sales event on Tuesday.
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Last night's Cubs game was baseball at its weirdest and most fun. http://blog.siriusxm.com/2016/06/29/cubs-reds-was-very-weird-and-its-all-thanks-to-joe-maddon/
“That came out of left field and went back to left field and came out of left field again.” That was Cubs broadcaster Jim Deshaies immediately after the Cubs locked up a 7-2 15 inning win over the …
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The Texas Rangers and all other billionaire sports owners need to stop asking for handouts from taxpayers. http://blog.siriusxm.com/2016/06/23/texas-rangers-can-pay-for-their-own-stadium/
The rich getting richer on the backs of the poor in the form of using public funding to pay for stadiums has long been one of the more disgusting American traditions. But in 2016, we may well have …
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Amazon pulled the "cereal killer" bowl following social media backlash, and now isn't responding to the seller. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/06/15/handmade-amazon-seller-loses-listing-after-amazon-tweet
A Handmade at Amazon seller loses a listing after an Amazon tweet - Amazon promoted a “cereal killer” bowl in its handmade shop, but the tweet about it came only hours after the mass shooting in Orlando. Backlash followed from consumers, and Am
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Had a great time talking about the Cubs and White Sox at the All-Star break with Jarrett Payton on CLTV last night. http://wgntv.com/2016/07/10/matt-lindner-talks-cubs-and-white-sox-on-sports-feed/
CHICAGO – The halfway point has arrived in the Major League Baseball season with the Cubs and the White Sox still having a chance to make something happen down the stretch. To be honest the c…
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Amazon isn't the only retailer likely to benefit from Prime Day this year. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/07/06/amazons-prime-day-can-benefit-rival-retailers
Amazon’s Prime Day can benefit rival retailers - Wal-Mart’s and Macy’s sites experienced greater traffic spikes than Amazon did on Prime Day 2015.
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As confirmed its next edition of Prime day on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016. What online retailers need to know? Here is the answer: http://www.orderhive.com/the-next-edition-of-amazon-prime-day-is-confirmed-what-sellers-need-to-know/
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Thrive Market just raised a $111 million Series B funding round. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/06/28/thrive-market-raises-111-million-amid-rapid-growth
Thrive Market raises $111 million amid rapid growth - The members-only online natural products retailer is on pace to do $130 million in sales this year, Thrive Market’s co-founder says.
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Amazon is opening up its third bookstore and a new fulfillment center. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/06/22/amazon-will-open-third-bookstore-and-new-fulfillment-center
The new Amazon Books will be in a mall in Portland, Ore.
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Amazon is facing some backlash after an ill-advised "cereal killer" tweet that came just hours after the Pulse nightclub shootings. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/06/13/amazons-cereal-killer-tweet-provokes-backlash-after-shooting
Amazon’s ‘cereal killer’ tweet provokes backlash after Sunday’s mass shooting - Analysts say retailers need to pay attention to current events at all times to make sure their content doesn’t come off as insensitive.
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Work
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  • Internet Retailer
    Associate Editor, 2014 - present
    Editor covering all things online retail.
  • Self Employed
    Freelance Writer, 2010 - present
  • Public Communications Inc.
    Account Executive, 2010 - 2011
  • KWQC-TV (NBC affiliate)
    News Reporter/Photographer, 2007 - 2010
  • Chicago Rush
    Team Mascot, 2005 - 2007
  • WIFR-TV
    News Reporter/Photographer, 2006 - 2006
  • Milwaukee Brewers
    Media Relations Intern/Brew Crew Member (Racing Sausage), 2003 - 2006
  • WITI Fox6 Milwaukee
    Sports Dept. Intern, 2005 - 2005
  • Miami Dolphins
    Game Ops. Asst., 2004 - 2004
  • Indiana Firebirds
    Communications Intern, 2003 - 2004
  • MLB.com
    Contributor, 2009 - 2010
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Professional storyteller. Chicagoan. Human being.
Introduction
Editor at Internet Retailer magazine, freelance writer for RedEye.
Education
  • University of Miami
    Television Broadcast Journalism, 2004 - 2005
  • Purdue University
    Psychology, 2000 - 2004