Raises will go to workers at Amazon’s warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores, all of whom make at least $15 an hour.
Amazon workers test positive for COVID-19 at six U.S. warehouses
The new outbreaks at Amazon’s U.S. facilities come days after the online retail giant announced plans to hire 100,000 new workers to help cope with the flood of orders that have clogged its system.Read More
Amazon plans new Indianapolis-area distribution facility with up to 1,000 employees
The Seattle-based e-commerce company plans to use a 660,384-square-foot building that’s already under construction for an an “inbound cross dock” center.Read More
Amazon’s latest milestone: 150 million Prime members
The staggering number of Prime members is sure to spook other retailers. Analysts have said Prime subscribers typically spend more of their money at Amazon than other places.Read More
A not-for-profit tax policy group will make its case in court next month that the public is entitled to know the financial incentives that were offered to Amazon in the city’s unsuccessful bid to lure the firm’s multibillion-dollar secondary campus.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday said cease-and-desist letters have been sent to two news organizations in response to published reports that include accusations that his administration dismissed safety citations against Amazon as the state tried to win the company’s coveted HQ2 project.
An investigation into Amazon employee injuries by a national not-for-profit journalism organization accuses Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration of absolving the online retail giant of any accountability in an Indiana worker’s death at the same time the state was bidding for the company’s coveted second headquarters.
Holmdel, New Jersey-based Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. bought the 615,747-square-foot building at 1151 S. Graham Road from local firm Scannell Properties earlier this month.
A team of Federal Trade Commission investigators has begun interviewing small businesses that sell products on Amazon.com to determine whether the e-commerce giant is using its market power to hurt competition.
Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers, from software engineers to warehouse staff. The hiring spree is not related to the usual increase in hiring it does to prepare for the busy holiday shopping season.
Moving millions of products closer to customers to enable one-day delivery proved more costly and complicated than expected, driving up expenses and reducing efficiency in the second quarter.
Amazon, which is struggling to find technically qualified U.S. employees, said Thursday that it will begin providing its workers with the skills to transition into software engineering positions and other technical roles.
A federal appeals court has ruled that Amazon can be sued over a defective product sold by one of its third-party vendors, in a decision the dissenting judge called "a relatively uncharted area of law."
Real estate agents and local economists said inventories are so sparse that some popular ZIP codes in Arlington and Alexandria show no homes for sale at all.
Amazon said its new drones use computer vision and machine learning to detect and avoid people or clotheslines in backyards when landing.
Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $800 million in the current quarter to reduce delivery times for Prime customers to one day from two.
The Amazon Logistics delivery center is expected to fill 84,200 square feet of leased space and employ 103 people.
Kohl’s has been testing Amazon returns at 100 stores for nearly two years and sees the service as a way to get people in its doors and potentially buy something while they’re there.
Amazon.com Inc. plans to open dozens of grocery stores in U.S. cities, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, a move that would expand its grocery footprint beyond its Whole Foods Market chain. Shares of food retailers all fell on the news.