Stories tagged: Amazon
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Amazon is expanding its physical presence again, this time opening a 4,000-square-foot store that sells a wide range of products, including shower curtains, Hallmark cards and baby bottles.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Amazon.com, fighting back against the image of poor working conditions at its warehouses, has been calling workers around the country into “all-hands” meetings in the past week where they’ve been …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
The Bezos Family Foundation’s donation amounts to a nearly 13 percent boost in the College of Education’s total donations and offers a lasting opportunity to influence the school’s research and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
European authorities said Wednesday they have opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Amazon over the e-commerce giant’s treatment of smaller merchants on its website.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Amazon says it is investigating reports that its employees may have taken bribes from sellers on its site.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, on Thursday announced he was starting up philanthropic organizations focused on providing help to homeless families and preschools for low-income communities, a later start …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Amazon.com is having some luck getting buyers of corporate office supplies to shop like teenagers armed with their parents’ credit card.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, who have been synonymous with “Project Runway” for 15 years, are leaving the show and moving to Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Studios announced Friday.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A group of workers at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market planned to email colleagues at the organic grocer’s stores announcing a push to organize.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Wednesday introduced a Senate bill – the “Stop BEZOS Act” – that would require large employers like Amazon and Walmart to pay back the government …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos donates $10 million to veteran-focused super PAC in first major political venture
Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are making their first major political contribution with a $10 million gift to a super PAC focused on …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Amazon Inc.’s market value briefly topped $1 trillion on Tuesday morning before retreating, becoming the second U.S. company after Apple to cross the line.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 4 a.m.
There is little to suggest Amazon will reveal the location of its second headquarters any time soon. Except, perhaps, the calendar.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Amazon is defending its treatment of the hundreds of thousands of workers at its warehouses, calling statements by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “inaccurate and misleading.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights between Ohio’s capital city and Seattle in March when the airline joins the lineup at a Columbus airport.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Sara Mader used her software background to start selling products from a fifth-generation family farm on Amazon Grocery and Gourmet. During a Tuesday workshop, Mader talked about how online sales …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018
One year after Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market, shopping at the grocery chain will still cost you much of your paycheck.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
A group of more than a dozen Amazon Twitter users in the past two weeks started responding to critics of the company on the social media site, sharing upbeat tales …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will soon introduce legislation that would require large employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing, Medicaid and …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Katelyn Lunt, 6, had earned a coveted Dreamtopia Rainbow Fairy Doll through extra chores. After watching her mom order it on Amazon, she checked the shipping status, but instead noticed …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
A version of Alexa won’t tell kids where babies come from or spill the beans about Santa. It also won’t explain some things kids might have heard on the news …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Amazon.com is developing a new device that records live TV, working around cable providers and encroaching on TiVo Corp.’s market, according to a person familiar with the plans.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
Amazon is coming to town, and a lot of people are excited.
Sun., July 29, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Amazon roll-out in Spokane follows growth in Prime subscriptions; among 7 fulfillment centers announced this year
Amazon’s desire to be closer to your doorstep is behind the company’s plans for a massive distribution center near the Spokane International Airport.
Sun., July 29, 2018
Since August, when Whole Foods was swallowed up by Amazon.com, there’s been a virtual blackout. The grocery chain is now little more than a footnote in the e-commerce behemoth’s earnings …