Stories tagged: Amazon
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
ABX Air, which flies packages for Amazon.com and DHL Worldwide Express, plans to ask a judge to force striking pilots back to work and thwart a threat to disrupt deliveries …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving – its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping, …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
A family is suing Amazon for selling a hoverboard blamed for starting a fire that burned their $1 million home in Nashville.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Amazon.com rang up a $252 million profit in the third quarter, more than three times the $79 million it reported a year ago, as it cashed in on blistering growth …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
The rise in e-commerce and on-demand delivery has put increasing pressure on fast-growing cities like Seattle to rethink how they manage traffic congestion.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Rumors have been brewing for about a year now that e-commerce titan Amazon.com wants to open grocery-centric brick-and-mortar locations. In Seattle and Sunnyvale, California, there have been reports that outposts …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Amazon has updated its barcode-scanning Dash shopping wand so you can now buy anything with it, not just groceries.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Amazon.com is prohibiting most reviews made in exchange for free or discounted products, part of a wider campaign to bolster consumer confidence in its rating system.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 6 p.m.
Young girls may be discarding their princess wands for superhero capes this Halloween, but not so in the canine world. The glass ceiling appears to be firmly in place at …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
Suburban retailing feeling the weight on online shopping and overbuilding.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:46 a.m.
Amazon says Prime Day was its biggest day ever with orders up 60 percent globally from a year ago. It says sales of Amazon’s own electronic devices were particularly strong.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
SEATTLE – Amazon’s “Prime Day” has returned for a second year with the online retail giant promising twice as many deals as last year.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
If you want to know which headphones will stay in your ears when you go for a run or which books you should bring to the beach, the customer reviews …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Wal-Mart is trying to get a jump on Amazon’s second annual sales bonanza.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Amazon is back in the phone business – sort of. After its own Fire phone flopped, Amazon is selling special editions of other manufacturers’ phones at a $50 discount.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Amazon.com says it will open two facilities in Edwardsville that will have 1,000 full-time jobs.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual-reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed “Amazon Studios.”
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
Amazon is planning to expand the store-brand items it sells to new categories including food and household products, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack on Amazon.com. The world’s largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program to two days from a three, and it’s cutting a dollar off the …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8:31 a.m.
Shoppers obsessively tracking their Amazon packages can now put the smartphones back in their pocket and ask Alexa, the tech giant’s voice-powered digital assistant, instead.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Amazon is taking a page from YouTube as it looks to expand its footprint in the entertainment space. The Seattle-based e-retailer is launching a new self-service platform that allows anyone …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Amazon will lease 20 cargo planes from Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a deal that doubles the size of the tech and retail giant’s emerging air force.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Amazon.com on Monday launched a website for its Prime Now fast-delivery service, hitherto available only through iPhone or Android apps.
Sun., May 1, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – The Kindle Oasis is Amazon’s sleekest, lightest e-book reader yet – and at $290, unnecessary unless you’re a die-hard reader. The Oasis, which started shipping this …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
An Amazon.com internal investigation determined that its online retail business has sold and delivered about $100,000 worth of products to Iranian customers subject to U.S. government sanctions.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Three Seattle-area companies are among the 25 highest-paying firms in the U.S., according to a list released Wednesday by employer-review site Glassdoor.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Amazon is taking on Netflix and Hulu with a stand-alone video streaming service.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Amazon Prime is now a staple in 70 percent of high-income homes in the country.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Tech giant Amazon is offering a building it owns in downtown Seattle as a temporary shelter for homeless families.