The announcement on Thursday shows Amazon’s ambitions to grow its footprint through dealers in an industry that has strong lobbying forces and heavy state regulations.
Amazon cuts 9,000 more jobs, bringing 2023 total to 27,000
The job cuts would mark the second largest round of layoffs in the company’s history, adding to the 18,000 employees the tech giant said it would lay off in January.Read More
Amazon’s belt-tightening affects towns across United States
For years, Amazon has been in super growth mode. But now, some projects are facing delays, and some communities worry the projects might never materialize.Read More
Amazon plans to hire 150,000 workers for holiday season
Amazon.com plans about the same number of seasonal workers as last year despite slowing sales and predictions of a lackluster holiday shopping season.Read More
Amazon to raise average hourly pay by $1 to $19 in October
Beginning in October, warehouse and transportation workers would earn between $16 and $26 an hour, depending on their position and location in the U.S.Read More
The new model—designed to work as a rolling security guard—costs $750 more than the consumer version, which launched two years ago.
Amazon is accused of violating federal and state antitrust laws, but the company has responded with a full-throated defense of its business practices.
The long-awaited move seeks to bar the company from allegedly abusing its powers to raise prices for shoppers and levy high fees against businesses that sell on its platform.
Amazon corporate employees have been pushing back against the company’s return to office policy for months—and it seems the e-commerce giant’s CEO has had enough.
Amazon has restarted a shipping service it paused in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon Shipping allows sellers to ship Amazon orders or products sold on other sites.
The company said in a blog post Monday that it will use artificial intelligence to pick out common themes in reviews and summarize them in a short paragraph on the product detail page.
Amazon’s flagship online retail business, which had slowed dramatically following a boom earlier in the pandemic, grew 5%, its best showing since the third quarter of last year.
Amazon said the first day of the sale was the biggest in its history and that shoppers purchased more than 375 million items over two days.
Amazon was sued Wednesday by Federal Trade Commission, which accused the company of using deceptive designs, known as “dark patterns,” to deceive consumers into enrolling in the Prime program.
The Federal Trade Commission voted to file charges in two separate cases Wednesday that could also force the company to delete certain data collected by its popular internet-connected devices.
Amazon.com is rivaling efforts by Microsoft and Google to weave generative artificial intelligence into their search engines.
Amazon first announced its plans for its second headquarters in fall 2018, but the pandemic has thrown them into disarray as white-collar workers traded their commutes for their living rooms.
The company has already hired more than 8,000 employees in the Arlington, Virginia, area and will welcome them to Met Park campus, the first phase of development, when it opens this June.
Anti-monopoly groups have been calling on the Federal Trade Commission to block Amazon’s purchase of the company, arguing it would endanger patient privacy and give the online retailer more dominance in the marketplace.
The e-commerce giant had launched AmazonSmile in 2013, contributing 0.5% of every purchase made by participating customers to the charity of their choosing.
The e-commerce giant is expected to cut about 10,000 workers, or 3 percent of its corporate workforce.
The retail giant said Tuesday it will launch “Amazon Clinic” in 32 states—but not Indiana—to provide medication refills and care for conditions like allergies, erectile disfunction, hair loss, migraines and urinary tract infections.
The Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth’s weak forecast for the fourth quarter indicates that it expects things to get tougher.
Amazon controls roughly 38% of online sales in the U.S., more than Walmart, eBay, Apple, Best Buy and Target combined, according to the research firm Insider Intelligence.