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1,000 local jobs created in California when it legalized selling food baked at home.

Not only can cottage food laws free entrepreneurs from Kafkaesque government inspections, using their own kitchens to bake means they no longer have to rent out commercial kitchens, which can be expensive and not available in every city.

Will an Amazon Prime price bump signal good news for brick and mortar business?

Chief Financial Officer Thomas Szkutak noted that the $79 price of Prime hasn’t risen since it was introduced nine years ago, and that customers are ordering more items across more categories with the free two-day shipping benefit. That increased usage, along with higher costs in fuel and transportation, are the factors that have Amazon eyeing a higher membership bill.

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