Stories tagged: Amazon
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Amazon.com said it had its best holiday season yet, having shipped more than 1 billion items through its Prime and Fulfillment services, and receiving a record number of orders for …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Amazon.com has seen its already dominant share of online shopping rise in the walk-up to the holidays, says e-commerce consultancy Slice Intelligence.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Parcel delivery services expect to deliver a record number of packages this holiday season as Amazon.com and other e-commerce players are busier than ever. And so far, an expert says, …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Union pilots who fly products for Amazon.com are taking concerns about pay, working conditions and staffing shortages directly to online shoppers with a digital marketing blitz that suggests the internet …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Between 10 and 11:30 p.m., as most of this city is winding down for the night, the FedEx Express World Hub is revving up for its busiest hours of the …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
Amazon.com has long talked about its ambitions for using drones to deliver small parcels to its legions of customers. Now, it appears the e-commerce giant is one step closer to …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 4:31 a.m.
Two months after rolling out its digital assistant, Google is opening its doors to outside developers to help the company chase rivals, particularly Amazon.com, in a critical technology race.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
When Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charles Munger lamented the mistakes made in the company’s first 50 years under Warren Buffett, he cited the failure to buy Wal-Mart Stores stock …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
Call it Amazon.com’s driverless store. The tech giant has built a convenience store in downtown Seattle that deploys a gaggle of technologies similar to those used in self-driving cars to …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Amazon is continuing its push into online streaming video by letting its Prime customers purchase monthly subscriptions to HBO and Cinemax right from their Amazon accounts.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 3 p.m.
Wal-Mart, Target and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to keep up with Amazon.com this holiday season.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Amazon has suppressed a number of negative reviews of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly’s new memoir.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
The airline that ships packages for Amazon and DHL says it is seeking a court order to get striking pilots back to work as the busy holiday shipping season kicks …
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.