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AMAZON SPENDS 12BN EUROS TO BUY WHOLE FOODS MARKET


Amazon has sent shockwaves through the retail world by announcing it's to buy grocer Whole Foods Market... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 42

ANTITRUST WORRIES? AMAZON HIRES FORMER JUSTICE DEPARTMENT EXPERTS FOR WHOLE FOODS DEAL


As former heads of the division responsible for reviewing mergers and acquisitions, Hesse and Barnett are well-placed to help Amazon clear any antitrust hurdles... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 0

EVEN WITH WHOLE FOODS, AMAZON WOULD NEED MANY MORE WAREHOUSES TO RESHAPE GROCERY DELIVERY


Whole Foods, with a relatively small distribution footprint of its own, does little to change the picture for Amazon, they said... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 590

AMAZON TO CHARGE $2.8 MILLION FOR NFL AD PACKAGES


Amazon is paying 50 million to the NFL to stream this season's 10 Thursday night games, sources told Reuters in April... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 738

NORWAY ISSUES $1BN THREAT TO BRAZIL OVER RISING AMAZON DESTRUCTION


Annual deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon jumped by 29 percent to 8,000 sq km in 2016, although it remains well below the 19,000 sq km seen in 2005... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 4382

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS FOR $13.7 BILLION, WIELDING ONLINE MIGHT IN BRICK-AND-MORTAR WORLD


Amazon and Whole Foods expect to close the deal during the second half of 2017... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 9077

NOT YET AMAZON PRIME TIME: AUSTRALIA RETAIL SELL-OFF OVERBLOWN?


Historically, Amazon has opened new markets without Prime initially, Jacobson noted... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 256

AUSSIE RETAILERS NEED TO ADAPT TO A WORLD BUILT ON SPEED


Australian retailers have struggled with this since they started selling through multiple channels -- stores, online and catalogues... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 79

HAS THE PRINT BOOK TRUMPED DIGITAL? BEWARE OF GLIB CONCLUSIONS


Following the renegotiation of pricing between major American publishers and Amazon, eBook prices rose in the US Kindle Store in late 2014 and 2015... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 3369

AMAZON ADDS VIDEO CALLING WITH ECHO SHOW


Amazon unveiled a voice-controlled camera, the Echo Look, last month alongside an app that recommends outfits for users... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 114

ALEXA: WHERE IS AMAZON OPENING A NEW R&D CENTER? CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND


X Edition United States Alexa where is Amazon opening a new R D center?... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 171

AMAZON'S MOVES BEYOND RETAIL GET WALL STREET THUMBS UP, FOR NOW


Amazon Web Services sells the very cloud-computing services to enterprises that were built to meet the technology needs of Amazon.com... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 640

AMAZON IS ADDING A CAMERA TO ITS NEWEST ECHO SMART SPEAKER


Amazon releases Echo Look, a web-connected speaker and camera to help you dress yourself... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 57

ALIBABA'S LAZADA DIGS IN AHEAD OF AMAZON'S SOUTHEAST ASIA ENTRY


The service will first launch in Singapore, the market targeted by Amazon as their entry point to Southeast Asia... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1

DESPITE FLIPKART'S HEAD START, AMAZON IS WINNING THE BATTLE FOR INDIA


Amazon is rising fast in the race to capture India's mobile e-commerce market, with recent trends giving Flipkart cause for concern... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 2

'SKINNY BUNDLES' STEP UP CHALLENGE TO US BIG CABLE


Wolk said consumers don't appear to be flocking to skinny bundles because they pay 30 percent less dollars but get 70 percent less content... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 0

FLIPKART RAISES US$1.4 BILLION FOR BATTLE WITH AMAZON IN INDIA


Indian e-commerce leader Flipkart just got a boost, as the company tries to fend off Amazon's attempts to take the lead in market share by sales... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 0

JEFF BEZOS IS WORLD'S SECOND-RICHEST PERSON


Amazon share rally adds billions to Bezos' fortunes... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 11949

Trending News Headlines : Amazon

AMAZON TAKES VICTORY LAP FOR ITS ROLE IN HALTING TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN


But there has been bad blood between Trump and Amazon owner Jeff Bezos for over a year... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 13734

CHRISTMAS EVE SHOPPER? AMAZON HAS SOMETHING TO SELL


The service is one way Amazon is trying to speed up the shopping experience... READ MORE

24th December, 2016 10305

WHY WE LOVED SEARS: THE SEARS CATALOG


The catalog was the late 1800s version of Amazon, feeding the mail-order merchandise craze and fueling Americans' need for convenient shopping, an addiction we haven't overcome... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 9771

AMAZON'S MAHATMA GANDHI FLIP-FLOPS SPARK ANGER IN INDIA


On Wednesday, India demanded Amazon apologise for selling insulting doormats featuring India's national flag, with Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj warning of tough action against the company... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 8836

AMAZON WORKER JUMPS OFF COMPANY BUILDING AFTER E-MAIL NOTE


An Amazon.com Inc. employee was injured when he leaped off a building at the company's Seattle headquarters in what police characterized as a suicide attempt... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 8470

AMAZON TRIBESWOMEN ESCAPE BACK TO FOREST AFTER REJECTING CIVILIZATION


The Awa tribe lives on the eastern fringe of Brazil's Amazon rain forest. It is estimated that the population of the Awa totals just 450 people... READ MORE

10th September, 2016 5437

AMAZON INTRODUCES NEXT MAJOR JOB KILLER TO FACE AMERICANS


Amazon on Monday unveiled the latest plan to automate American workers out of existence -- a futuristic grocery store without any cashiers... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 4330

AMAZON STOPS SELLING SOME HOVERBOARDS OVER SAFETY


Some consumers who purchased hoverboards through Amazon received warnings about lithium-ion batteries... READ MORE

15th December, 2015 2002

HUGE CORAL REEF DISCOVERED AT AMAZON RIVER MOUTH


The Amazon is the world's greatest river, collecting water from an area over 7m sq km... READ MORE

23rd April, 2016 1934

MACAP JOURNAL THERES NO LAW ON THE AMAZON RIVER PIRATES TERRORIZE SHIPS BY NIGHT


Macap Journal Theres No Law on the Amazon River Pirates Terrorize Ships by Night... READ MORE

18th November, 2016 1611

COLOURING BOOKS ARE SUDDENLY CATCHING ON WITH ADULTS


Game of Thrones is making a colouring book... READ MORE

1st July, 2015 1540

DISRUPTION IN AMAZON'S CLOUD SERVICE RIPPLES THROUGH INTERNET


Amazon Web Services AWS is the world's biggest cloud business... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 1281

WHO TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER IN 2015


Many of the world's largest tech companies selling digital products, like Amazon and Microsoft, now house their European digital businesses in Luxembourg, where the V... READ MORE

2nd January, 2015 1236

TRUMP IMPACT: HOW WILL AMAZON FARE?


NRF strongly opposes new tariffs and supports TPP and other free trade agreements because retailers rely heavily on imported merchandise, he wrote... READ MORE

9th November, 2016 1207

STATE OF THE ART WHY THE WORLD IS DRAWING BATTLE LINES AGAINST AMERICAN TECH GIANTS


The American tech giants are huge, but they need the blessing of national governments, and those blessings aren't coming easily... READ MORE

1st June, 2016 1190

ROADS ARE ENCROACHING DEEPER INTO THE AMAZON RAINFOREST, STUDY SAYS


Oil and gas access roads in western Amazon could open up Pandoras box of environmental impacts... READ MORE

28th January, 2015 1123

YOUR TAX DOLLARS SUBSIDIZE AMAZON. ARE THE JOBS WORTH IT?


When Amazon opened a warehouse in the Minneapolis suburb of Shakopee last year, a thousand people got new jobs... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 1032

THE LITTLE DRONE STARTUP BEATING AMAZON AND GOOGLE IN THE HOME DELIVERY RACE


More than two years ago, Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos spoke on 60 Minutes about delivering goods to homes with unmanned aircraft, or drones... READ MORE

8th October, 2016 921

UNION CALLS NEW STRIKES AT AMAZON'S GERMAN WAREHOUSES


Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market after the United States, with 11,000 warehouse staff plus thousands of seasonal workers... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 806

AMAZON BLOCKS SALES OF INDIAN FLAG DOORMAT AFTER MINISTER THREATENS TO BAR ITS STAFF FROM INDIA


Amazon blocks sales of Indian flag doormat after minister threatens to bar its staff from India -- RT News... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 748

U.S. AUTO PARTS SELLERS SKID AFTER REPORT ON AMAZON'S ENTRY


Northcoast Research analyst Nick Mitchell estimated that about 75 percent of Autozone's sales come from the retail auto parts or the do-it-yourself market targeted by Amazon... READ MORE

23rd January, 2017 737

AMAZON TO SPEND $1.49 BILLION ON AIR CARGO HUB, FANS TALK OF BIGGER AMBITIONS


The world's biggest online retailer has agreed to a 50-year lease for about 900 acres of property from Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 708

AMAZON DEFORESTATION REPORT IS MAJOR SETBACK FOR BRAZIL AHEAD OF CLIMATE TALKS


Going into the Paris conference, that is bad news for Brazil and a worrying trend for the planet... READ MORE

27th November, 2015 684

AMAZON WARNS THAT TRADE PROTECTIONISM COULD HURT BUSINESS


Amazon said it processed goods worth about 2,400 for an entity controlled or owned by Iran's government, for example... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 684

ONE IN FIVE AMERICAN ADULTS IS AN AMAZON PRIME MEMBER


SAN FRANCISCO - About one in five adult Americans has an Amazon Prime membership, a report released Monday found... READ MORE

26th January, 2016 640

AMAZON, NETFLIX GRAB A SHARE OF OSCAR GLORY


The movie has earned 46.8 million at domestic theaters, and will appear later this year on Amazon's Prime Video service... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 596

EU LAWMAKERS, COUNTRIES AGREE ON BLOC'S FIRST CYBER-SECURITY LAW


The European Commission's digital chief, Andrus Ansip, said the new law would build up consumers' trust in Internet services, especially cross-border services... READ MORE

7th December, 2015 590

AMAZON DEEPENS UNIVERSITY TIES IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RACE


Amazon itself created the Alexa Prize competition among universities to push forward conversational artificial intelligence, with a 100,000 stipend for each sponsored team... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 578

AMAZON ECHO ROGUE PAYMENT WARNING AFTER TV SHOW CAUSES 'ALEXA' TO ORDER DOLLS HOUSES A


Amazon Echo owners have been issued a security warning after a number in America automatically ordered dolls houses being discussed on a TV show... READ MORE

9th January, 2017 567

JUDGE ORDERS AMAZON REFUNDS FOR CHILDREN'S IN-APP PURCHASES


Moreover, it accomplishes the goals of placing liability on Amazon and refunding eligible customers... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 536


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