Stories tagged: Amazon
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
Amazon on Tuesday made it official: The company’s headquarters expansion will be in Arlington County, Virginia, and the Long Island City neighborhood of New York.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
Amazon said Friday it would begin selling the most-recent iPhone, iPad, Mac computer, Apple Watch and Apple TV models on its website, along with branded accessories and headphones from Apple’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Amazon isn’t commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Amazon is following Target and temporarily dropping the minimum amount shoppers need to spend to qualify for free shipping.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Saudis who are angry at the Washington Post’s coverage of the kingdom in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder are calling for a boycott of Amazon.com Inc. because of its …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in “advanced talks” to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Friday night’s storm system produced an EF-1 tornado that touched down in Baltimore City and County, producing winds of over 100 mph and knocking down part of an Amazon.com warehouse, …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
Amazon showed off progress on its new West Plains fulfillment center Friday, which will be finished in fall 2019.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Amazon said it will pay for summer camps, teacher training and other initiatives to benefit children and young adults from low-income families who might not have learned to code otherwise.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Amazon reported another quarter of record profit Thursday, fueled by the growth of online shopping and its cloud-computing service.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay’s messaging system to recruit its sellers.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn’t benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Amazon.com is eliminating monthly bonuses and stock awards for warehouse workers and other hourly employees after the company pledged this week to raise pay to at least $15 an hour.
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.