Amazon Drivers Are Hanging Smartphones in Trees to Get More Work

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Bloomberg
Sep 1 · 4 min read
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By Spencer Soper

A strange phenomenon has emerged near Amazon.com Inc. delivery stations and Whole Foods stores in the Chicago suburbs: smartphones dangling from trees. Contract delivery drivers are putting them there to get a jump on rivals seeking orders, according to people familiar with the matter.

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