Business Briefs: Jobs, Amazon, iPhone

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The government releases the jobs report for June on Friday. Right now, unemployment is at 3.8 percent, the lowest it's been since 2000. If it drops lower, it will be the lowest in half a century. 

Amazon is taking a page from brick-and-mortar retailers. This holiday season, the web giant will reportedly publish a catalog in an effort to win business that's now up for grabs in the wake of Toys R Us closing. These catalogs will be mailed to millions of U.S. households and will also be handed out at Whole Foods locations across the country.

Your next iPhone could have a splash of color. Apple is gearing up to release three new iPhone lines this fall in a variety of colors including red, white, blue, gray and orange. The phones are also expected to be less expensive than the $1,000 iPhone X, as demand for iPhones slows.

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