Recent News Headlines : Amazon

AMAZON UNSUCCESSFULLY APPROACHED UK SUPERMARKET WAITROSE IN 2017


Amazon made an unsuccessful informal attempt to buy upmarket British supermarket chain Waitrose late last year, the Sunday Times newspaper reported... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 226

AMAZON BRINGING 3,000 NEW TECH JOBS TO VANCOUVER


Amazon bringing 3,000 new tech jobs to Vancouver Amazon is expanding its tech hub in Vancouver, adding 3,000 new jobs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday morning... READ MORE

30th April, 2018 7564

AMAZON POISED TO STEAL AD DOLLARS FROM GOOGLE, FACEBOOK


Martin Sorrell, founder of the world's largest advertising company, WPP, who stepped down in mid-April, last month saw Amazon in head-to-head competition with Google and Facebook... READ MORE

28th April, 2018 120

AMAZON SURGES AFTER STUNNING WALL STREET WITH ITS NEAR-PERFECT QUARTER


Maintains buy, raises price target to 1,950 from 1,850 Amazon's results were highlighted by profitability that was twice the Street estimates... READ MORE

28th April, 2018 1420

AMAZON AD SALE BOOM COULD CHALLENGE GOOGLE-FACEBOOK DOMINANCE


Amazon certainly poses a big threat on search and advertising, he said, adding that its voice assistant, Alexa, would make it an even stronger competitor... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 348

AMAZON REGAINS NO. 2 TITLE AS ONE ANALYST EYES $1 TRILLION VALUE


Amazon has regained its title as the second-largest U.S. company by market value, thanks to blowout earnings... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 357

AMAZON IS GETTING BIGGER, BUT ALSO HEAVIER


Amazon said on Thursday that revenue hit 51 billion thanks to online-sales growth in North America and its fast-growing cloud-services division... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 0

AMAZON SURPRISES WALL STREET WITH HUGE PROFITS, OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK


Amazon Web Services AWS, which handles data and computing for large enterprises in the cloud, saw its profit margin expand in the quarter... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 2962

AMAZON DELIVERS DAZZLING PROFITS, AS WELL AS $20 PRIME HIKE AND NFL GAMES


Despite the surge in shopping, Olsavsky gave credit for Amazon's 1.6 billion profit last quarter to two younger businesses advertising and Amazon Web Services... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 2962

BEZOS'S EMPIRE: HOW AMAZON BECAME THE WORLD'S BIGGEST RETAILER


Amazon has shipped more than over 400 items second at its peak. How did it grow from bookseller to retail giant?... READ MORE

25th April, 2018 1345

AMAZON GETS ON THE PRE-BUILT BLOCKCHAIN TRAIN


To stay up with the tech times, major companies are now investing resources into blockchain-based solutions and services... READ MORE

25th April, 2018 30

PROTESTERS GREET AMAZON'S JEFF BEZOS IN GERMANY


Amazon has repeatedly rejected Verdi's demands, saying it believes warehouse staff should be paid in line with competitors in the logistics sector, not as retail staff... READ MORE

25th April, 2018 349

13 USEFUL, SUSTAINABLE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU NEEDED


Get the Epica Stainless Steel Countertop Composter on Amazon for 22.95 7... READ MORE

21st April, 2018 715

AMAZON IN TALKS WITH AIRLINE AZUL FOR SHIPPING IN BRAZIL


Exclusive Amazon in talks with airline Azul for shipping in Brazil..... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 179

TWO BILLIONAIRES ACROSS A CULTURAL DIVIDE


Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos inhabit very different worlds... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 6

AS TRUMP TWEETS, AMAZON SEEKS TO EXPAND ITS BUSINESS EMPIRE


Amazon relies on an in-house lobbying team as well as outside firms to influence the lawmakers and federal regulators who can help determine its success... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 0

FACT CHECK: TRUMP'S AMAZON ATTACK UNSUPPORTED, DISTORTED


Taxpayers and the U.S. Postal Service Trump also said Amazon's shipping rates are not fair to our taxpayers, claiming taxpayers are subsidizing Amazon's delivery costs... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 98

TRUMP SAYS U.S. SUBSIDIZES AMAZON FOR SHIPPING


FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 21, 2016... READ MORE

3rd April, 2018 1341

DONALD TRUMP RENEWS ATTACK ON AMAZON AS HE ACCUSES RETAILER OF RUNNING A US POST OFFICE 'SCAM'


Amazon sends packages via the post office, FedEx, UPS and other services... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 94

AMAZON DRAWS TRUMP'S IRE, BUT IT'S BEZOS' WASHINGTON POST HE'S REALLY AFTER


Trump has repeatedly advanced this claim even though federal officials have explained to him that Amazon's contracts with the Postal Service are profitable for the agency... READ MORE

1st April, 2018 52

TRUMP SLAMS AMAZON FOR PUTTING RETAILERS OUT OF BUSINESS


Amazon shares plunge on report of possible trump clampdown... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 240

TRUMP MAY HATE AMAZON, BUT THERE'S LITTLE HE COULD DO TO IT


According to the Axios story, Trump doesn't believe Amazon pays its fair share of sales tax... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 4685

APPLE CEO TIM COOK ROASTS AMAZON'S HEADQUARTERS COMPETITION AND FACEBOOK'S PRIVACY ISSUES


Apple's Tim Cook digs at Amazon HQ competition and Facebook privacy... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 17

AMAZON TOPPLES GOOGLE PARENT AS THE WORLD'S NO. 2 MOST VALUABLE COMPANY


Amazon shares climbed 41.58, or 2.7 percent, to 1,586.51 Tuesday, giving the company a market capitalization of about 768 billion... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 98

ZARA AND H&M SHORE UP DEFENCES AS INTERNET THREATENS


In the United States, Amazon was in 2016 the top online clothes vendor... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 0

CHINA'S PARLIAMENT PUTS XI JINPING ON COURSE TO RULE FOR LIFE


Souvenir plates bearing images of Xi Jinping, left, and the late Mao Zedong are displayed at a shop near Tiananmen Square in Beijing... READ MORE

11th March, 2018 5

AFRICA'S RICHEST IS WORLD'S 100TH RICHEST MAN


Aliko Dangote Africa's richest is world's 100th richest man - Forbes... READ MORE

9th March, 2018 87

AMAZON PARTNERS WITH BANK OF AMERICA FOR BUSINESS LENDING


Amazon Lending isn't the best bet for many businesses once they've matured, especially as competition emerges from companies including PayPal, Square and Kabbage... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 21

AMAZON BECOMES THIRD-MOST VALUABLE COMPANY IN THE WORLD


Apple, worth 849.2 billion, and Google parent Alphabet, worth 745.1 billion, are the only companies worth more than Jeff Bezos' Amazon... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 190

AMAZON DETHRONES MICROSOFT TO BECOME THE WORLD'S THIRD MOST VALUABLE COMPANY


Amazon stock climbed 2.6 percent Wednesday, giving the company a market value of 702.5 billion and topping Microsoft's market cap for the first time... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 234

Trending News Headlines : Amazon

ALARM AS STUDY REVEALS WORLDS TROPICAL FORESTS ARE HUGE CARBON EMISSION SOURCE


Let's turn tropical forests back into a sink... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 19861

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

THANKS TO AMAZON, SEATTLE IS NOW AMERICA'S BIGGEST COMPANY TOWN


When Schoettler, the Amazon real-estate executive, joined the company in 2001, it had 630,000 square feet in Seattle... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 12480

JEFF BEZOS IS WORLD'S SECOND-RICHEST PERSON


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

30th March, 2017 11949

TRUMP WANTS POSTAL SERVICE TO CHARGE 'MUCH MORE' FOR AMAZON SHIPMENTS


The Postal Service delivers about 62 percent of Amazon packages, for about 3.5 to 4 million a day during the current peak year-end holiday shipping season, Jindel said... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 11574

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

BRAZIL BACKTRACKS ON PLAN TO OPEN UP AMAZON FOREST TO MINING


Temer and his cabinet are closely linked to mining and agribusiness industries that want to reduce protections for indigenous territory, the Amazon rainforest and other biomes... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 10184

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 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 9078

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

BRAZILIAN COURT BLOCKS ABOLITION OF VAST AMAZON RESERVE


Judge says president Michel Temer went beyond his authority in issuing decree to dissolve Renca, after fury from activists... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 7850

BRAZIL COURT BLOCKS AMAZON MINING DECREE


A Brazilian court has suspended a government decree that would open up a vast natural reserve in the Amazon to commercial mining... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 4855

AMAZON POSTS LARGEST PROFIT IN ITS HISTORY ON SALES, TAX BOOST


Amazon said it expects operating profit in the current quarter of between 300 million and 1 billion... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 4794

WORKERS AT AMAZON'S MAIN ITALIAN HUB, GERMAN WAREHOUSES STRIKE ON BLACK FRIDAY


Amazon employs around 1,600 people on a permanent basis at the Piacenza site, the first it built in the country after launching its Italian website in 2010... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 4780

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 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

CALGARY WOULD BE BEST CANADIAN DESTINATION FOR AMAZON'S HQ2, DATA CRUNCHER SAYS


Amazon has opened the search for a second headquarters, and a Vancouver data analyst says Calgary is the top Canadian city in the running... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 4114

AMAZON WANTS TO LEAVE PACKAGES IN YOUR HOME, WALMART WILL PUT GROCERIES IN YOUR FRIDGE


And Amazon is banking on customers opening up their homes to not just delivery people... READ MORE

1st February, 2018 4067

FLASHBACK: THE WOOING OF AMAZON HQ2: TAXPAYERS, WATCH OUT FOR YOUR WALLETS


Amazon is providing minimal information governments should be judicious about what they reveal in return... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 3933

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

BEZOS KNOCKS GATES OFF PERCH AS RICHEST PERSON IN THE WORLD -- FOR A FEW HOURS


The vast majority of Bezos's wealth is composed of his Amazon.com shares... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 3016

AMAZON OPENS BIDDING TO CITIES FOR $5 BILLION 'HQ2', A SECOND HEADQUARTERS


Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said his office immediately began conversations with Amazon about the company's needs and its long-term plans for operations in the city... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 2629

FTC PROBING ALLEGATIONS OF AMAZON'S DECEPTIVE DISCOUNTING


We validate the reference prices provided by manufacturers, vendors and sellers against actual prices recently found across Amazon and other retailers... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 2481

AMAZON HAS A PLAN TO BECOME PROFITABLE. IT'S CALLED ADVERTISING


For Amazon, advertising is going to be more profitable than its cloud business... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 2315

AMAZON SECOND HEADQUARTERS FINALISTS: THEIR PROS AND CONS


And Miami city commissioner Ken Russell issued Amazon a challenge come for the diversity of talent... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 2143

BRAZIL'S WORST MONTH EVER FOR FOREST FIRES BLAMED ON HUMAN ACTIVITY


The Amazonian state of Para was the worst affected, with a 229 percent increase in fires from last year... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1753

AMAZON'S REVIEW OF TORONTO COULD ESCALATE TENSION WITH TRUMP


Toronto's bid shied away from promising tax breaks, while New Jersey offered 7 billion in financial incentives for Amazon to choose Newark... READ MORE

19th January, 2018 1736

AMAZON CLOUD UNIT'S GRAND PLAN


Data centers full of humming servers that power Amazon Web Services stretch from Oregon to Sao Paulo, Frankfurt and Tokyo... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 1691

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


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