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.
Several cities were quick to renew their courtship of Amazon after a report Friday that the e-commerce giant was reconsidering its plan to open a 25,000-worker H2Q campus in New York City. Indianapolis wasn’t among them.
Amazon saw revenue grow across many of its businesses, including online shopping, advertising and cloud computing.
A story that provided a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the region’s efforts to lure Amazon’s HQ2 to Indianapolis topped the list.
Consumers seemed to be merry this year despite a stock market that has tumbled, a government shutdown that is entering its fifth day and ongoing trade tensions with China.