42.17 F
New York
November 20, 2019
Home » Amazon

Amazon

CBS US News

Amazon rainforest wildfires: NYC and LA officials urge boycott of meat companies linked to Amazon fires

CBS News
City officials in Los Angeles and New York have proposed legislation that would require the country’s two biggest municipalities to cut ties with businesses linked to wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforests in Brazil.  Spurring the recently introduced bills are heightened concerns about wildfires in the Amazon, the largest rainforest...
Reuters - Business

Amazon offers ad-supported free music streaming service

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A banner displaying the Amazon Prime Music logo is seen in Mumbai, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has introduced an ad-supported free version of its music streaming service Amazon Music, taking on rival Spotify Technology which has nearly 140...
Reuters - Business

Amazon offers free music streaming service; rival Spotify slips

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A banner displaying the Amazon Prime Music logo is seen in Mumbai, India, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has introduced an ad-supported free version of its music streaming service “Amazon Music”. Amazon offers paid plans for its music service starting...
CNBC Business

Former Amazon exec on the 5-star success lesson he learned from customer ratings

CNBC
Dan Lewis led the Amazon team that built the online giant’s customer review tech. Success came, but so did a big lesson about being too focused on one solution that now informs every effort at Convoy, the trucking logistics company Lewis founded. Source link: Click here for more
Reuters - Business

U.S. defense chief rejects Amazon’s accusations of bias in cloud contract

Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) announced plans to challenge it. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks at a joint...
Reuters - Business

Amazon challenges Pentagon’s $10-billion cloud award to Microsoft

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday said it is contesting the Pentagon’s award of an up to $10 billion cloud computing deal to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O),...
Reuters - Business

Amazon to protest Microsoft’s Pentagon cloud award: WSJ

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will protest a recent cloud computing contract award given to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) by the Pentagon, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
CBS US News

Nike shoes no longer on Amazon

CBS News
Nike will stop selling its products through Amazon and instead focus on what it called “more direct, personal relationships” with customers, company officials announced Tuesday.  Anyone looking for Nike can still purchase items on the company website, its app, or at one of the thousands of brick-and-mortar stores where Nike has...
CBS US News

Singles Day 2019’s Alibaba sales break records

CBS News
“Singles Day” may sound lonely, but those taking part are finding some togetherness in what amounts to the world’s largest annual shopping spree, with more than $1 billion spent in just over a minute in an eye-popping start to Monday’s event.  More than halfway through the unofficial Chinese shopping holiday...
CBS US News

Singles Day 2019: Alibaba’s shopping day is bigger than Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday combined

CBS News
“Singles Day” may sound lonely, but those who have been taking part already November 11 can find some togetherness in what amounts to the world’s largest annual shopping spree. In terms of money spent, China’s one-day festival of consumption is likely to eclipse Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday —...
CBS US News

Audible in Newark, New Jersey: Company hiring local residents, investing in education

CBS News
Newark, New Jersey – Audiobook company Audible is helping transform Newark, New Jersey, bringing in jobs and hope for residents. It’s become the city’s fastest-growing private employer, with a workforce of more than 1,600.  The company’s new home is a once abandoned 100-year-old church. They call it the “innovation cathedral,”...
Reuters - Business

Amazon long-time executive Steve Kessel to step down

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) long-serving executive Steve Kessel will leave the company after 20 years, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Friday. Kessel, a senior vice...
CBS US News

Singles Day 2019: Alibaba’s shopping day bigger than Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday combined

CBS News
“Singles Day” may sound lonely, but those taking part this November 11 can find some togetherness in what amounts to the world’s largest annual shopping spree. In terms of money spent, China’s one-day festival of consumption is likely to eclipse Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday — combined, according to...
Reuters - Business

Amazon’s rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan

Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the online retailer’s delivery operations. FILE PHOTO: A wide body aircraft emblazoned with Amazon’s Prime logo is unloaded at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. December 20, 2016. Picture...
Environment

In the Amazon, Fires Steal Breath, but Smoke Smells of Money

@BreaknNews
ALTAMIRA, Brazil — With thousands of intentionally set fires raging across its enormous expanse, Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has been a smoky mess in recent weeks: Roads and airports enveloped by a soupy fog. Local governments declaring emergencies and advising people to stay indoors. Many coughing and spitting, their lungs clogged...
Reuters - Business

Amazon pumps in more than $600 million into India units

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol BENGALURU (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has invested around 45 billion rupees ($634.20 million) into its Indian subsidiaries as the Seattle-based e-commerce giant ramps up operations in one of...
Reuters - Business

Amazon drops grocery delivery fee as competitors close in

Reuters
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is eliminating its grocery delivery service free for Prime members in the United States and making shopping easier by combining AmazonFresh and Whole Foods Market ordering on a single site, in a bid to fend off rival grocery sellers like Walmart Inc and Kroger Co. FILE...
CNBC Business

Trump reportedly told Mattis to ‘screw Amazon’ out of $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

CNBC
An upcoming biography on former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that President Trump told Mattis to “screw Amazon” out of a $10 billion cloud contract, which was awarded to Microsoft, for the Department of Defense, Task & Purpose first reported. Source link: Click here for more
Reuters - Business

Amazon’s faster shipping dents profits, more pain to come

Reuters
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s chief financial officer on Thursday said costs for its one-day shipping program will spike to around $1.5 billion during the holiday season as the online retailer speeds up free delivery to woo shoppers and fend off rivals like Walmart Inc and Target Corp. FILE PHOTO: A...

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More