Stories tagged: Amazon
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Amazon spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
A Florida-based evangelical ministry is suing a liberal watchdog organization that called it a hate group because of its stance against LGBT rights.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
More needs to be done to bring equity in tax collections for merchants in Washington state and other states where sales tax is collected. If not, many internet merchants continue …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Starting Monday, Whole Foods will offer lower prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and other products. Looking ahead, the Seattle company hopes to give Amazon Prime members special savings and …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Voice shopping hasn’t really caught on yet, but if it does, look out – you might never know if it’s offering you the best deal.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain’s CEO had called “love at first sight.”
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 4 a.m.
These robots, and the thousands of Amazonians who build, program and use them, are laying out the next episode in a very old story – the evolving relationship between humans …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Walmart’s recent spending spree to try to catch up to Amazon seems to be paying off.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
President Donald Trump waded into a longstanding scrap between online retailers and their brick-and-mortar rivals with a Twitter posting Wednesday about Amazon.com and taxes.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and he says the company is “doing great damage to tax paying retailers.”
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
The service offers a limited stock of basic items that range from snacks to phone chargers and Amazon devices.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
With less than just a week left before next Monday’s total solar eclipse, Amazon issued recalls for some eclipse glasses that were sold by manufacturers not approved by either the …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Amazon is holding a giant job fair Wednesday and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Under federal investigation for possibly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, Amazon.com has admitted to selling consumer goods to at least one person on the government’s list of people and entities …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Amazon’s plans to add 50,000 jobs at a dozen warehouses across the United States and Foxconn’s decision to build a $10 billion plant and hire up to 13,000 workers in …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
A surge in Amazon.com shares Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer’s earnings report has propelled founder Jeff Bezos past Bill Gates as the world’s richest person.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Amazon has some job openings. Lots of them. The company said Wednesday that it’s looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Congress should hold hearings to consider the potential effects of Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed purchase of Whole Food Markets, a Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island said.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
The e-commerce giant didn’t disclose a figure but said purchases made by members of its Prime loyalty program, to whom the discount extravaganza is geared, were 60 percent higher than …
Sun., July 9, 2017
In a bid to promote its deals to consumers, Amazon.com Inc. started displaying current discounts compared to their historic price tags – a strategy that it calls the “was” price.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Dubai-based Souq.com, the Middle East’s biggest online retailer, says its sale to Amazon has been completed.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Shares in several major sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike may soon be selling its gear directly on Amazon.com.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Kroger Co. was already in trouble last week – then Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods. The biggest U.S. supermarket chain – and the parent of the Northwest’s Fred …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
If a $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods goes through, Amazon gets the advantage of using the stores as mini-distribution hubs to deliver items to customers. But online delivery of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
It’s rare for a single deal to have a big effect on the broader stock market, but Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods Market did. Investors wondered if Amazon will …