Lesley Tweedie

As if Wal-Mart wasn't tough enough to compete with, brick-and mortar retailers have found themselves competing with more a fearsome competitor in recent years - Amazon.com. Retailers say they are tired of shoppers pulling out mobile devices to check online prices, but tempers reached the boiling point this week after retailers read about Amazon.com's new promotion. Amazon is encouraging the use of its mobile app by in-store shoppers and on Saturday will give consumers a 5% discount on items purchased through Amazon if they use its Price Check mobile app to compare prices at brick-and mortar retailers (see Wednesday's

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