Amazon denied its move to pull the plug on Parler had anything to do with political animus. It claimed that Parler had breached its business agreement “by hosting content advocating violence and failing to timely take that content down.”
MacKenzie Scott donation to United Way of Central Indiana breaks organization record
The United Way of Central Indiana announced Wednesday that a donation of a previously undisclosed amount from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott is the largest gift from a single donor the organization has ever received.Read More
Amazon: Nearly 20,000 workers have tested positive for COVID-19
The online retail behemoth, revealing the data for the first time, said that the infection rate of its employees was well below that seen in the general U.S. population.Read More
Simon Property misses Wall Street expectations as profit sinks
The Indianapolis-based shopping mall operator said all of its U.S. properties have reopened, with the exception of a handful in California that were forced to close for a second time on July 15 because of government mandates.Read More
Amazon’s virus stumbles have been boon for Walmart, Target
Former and current Amazon executives who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly say no company could fully prepare for the crush of orders stemming from a global pandemic.Read More
Among the recipients are five organizations in Indiana, including two in Indianapolis.
The big question: How much value does the RadioShack brand have when the prized target audience of younger consumers might have never owned a radio, let alone stepped inside a RadioShack store?
The potential impact of Amazon’s arrival in the pharmaceutical space rippled through that sector immediately. The stocks of CVS Health Corp., Walgreens and Rite Aid all tumbled Tuesday.
U.S. online holiday sales are expected to shatter previous records. Adobe Analytics, which measures sales at 80 of the top 100 U.S. online retailers, predicts a total of $189 billion in online holiday sales, a 33% increase compared to last year.
Amazon faces a possible fine of up to 10% of its annual worldwide revenue. That could amount to as much as $28 billion, based on its 2019 earnings. The Seattle-based company rejected the accusations.
The House investigation of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google stopped short of calling for a breakup of any of the companies. Instead, it proposed the most sweeping overhaul of U.S. antitrust law in decades.
Even before Amazon’s announcement Monday, major retailers have said they plan to push shoppers to start their holiday shopping in October and offer deals earlier, hoping to avoid crowds in their stores in November and December.
The San Francisco-based company plans to offer local retailers an online platform where they can reach customers and sell their products.
The online shopping giant has been working on drone delivery for years, but it has been slowed by regulatory hurdles.
Amazon received government approval to put more than 3,200 satellites into orbit with the goal of beaming internet service to earth. The company said it will spend $10 billion on the initiative.
The four chief executives—Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai—took the witness stand to fiercely defend their businesses Wednesday.
Federal OSHA found that Amazon did not prove all of the criteria to establish employee misconduct occurred in this case, but the state agency disagrees.
A federal investigation into how the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration reviewed an Amazon employee’s death in 2017 has found that the state agency should not have dismissed the safety violations.
The details of Indianapolis’ bid for Amazon’s second headquarters project might never be revealed after a judge ruled that the documents aren’t required to be released under Indiana’s public records law.
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos said his company had assembled a team comprising scientists, managers and software engineers to build internal testing capacity, and hoped to build its first testing lab soon.
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.
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.
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.
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.