Tag: Amazon

BUSINESS

Wanted 33,000 New Employees

Amazon.com, Inc., the American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington is seeking to hire 33,000 new employees. According to the company, the job vacancies are in corporate and technology, with pay for many positions rising into six figures. On average, the jobs will offer a total annual compensation of $150,000, including salary and stock awards. The company also plans […]

BUSINESS

Amazon’s Set To Close 87 Pop-Up Kiosks

Amazon.com, Inc., the Seattle, Washington-based, multinational technology company that focused on e-commerce, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence is shifting its strategy by closing all 87 of its U.S. pop-up kiosks. The kiosks over the years have facilitated an easy and convenient purchase of electronic gadgets by customers in malls, Kohl’s department stores, and Whole Foods groceries. “Across our Amazon network, […]

NEWS

Cuomo Hopes Amazon Will Return For A Bite Of The Big Apple

Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on New York as one of its headquarters’ locations has provoked a lot of debate and moreover viewed as egg on the face of not only New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo but also Mayor Bill de Blasio. However, Cuomo is not taking the blow lying down and has had several discussions with Amazon’s executives […]

BUSINESS Commerce Social media

Amazon Set To Go Physical In New York

Amazon.com, Inc., the American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, is set to opening a physical store in New York that will only sell products that receive a high rating on its website. The store will sell toys, household goods, and other items that have a rating of four stars or more online. Customers who visit […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Amazon Got PillPack!

Again, Amazon is on a roll; this time it’s forging its way into the pharmaceutical industry. The announcement has already shaken up the pharmaceutical industry sending stocks on a downward spiral. The giant American electronic commerce and cloud computing company has announced plans to buy online pharmacy PillPack, thus creating fears among rival healthcare firms of new competition from the […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Amazon’s Whole Foods Market Gets “Yellow Fever” Blowback

Amazon’s Whole Foods Market has found itself in a spot of bother on social media after the newest store in its 365-grocery chain partnered with an Asian restaurant with the racially charged name of Yellow Fever. The newly opened Yellow Fever restaurant inside Whole Food, is owned by Kelly Kim, a Korean-American. It started four years ago and there are […]

NEWS

Trump Up The Ante In Amazon’s Business

“This Post Office scam must stop. Amazon must pay real costs (and taxes) now,” said U.S. President Donald Trump in one of his recent tweets. He accused the country’s biggest online retailer of not paying its fair share in taxes as well as for services provided by the U.S. Postal Service. Trump has become a thorn in Amazon’s side by […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Amazon Got Sports

Amazon.com, Inc., the American electronic commerce, and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, is renewing its interest in sports apparel. According to Bloomberg, the e-retail giant is working with known sportswear-makers’ suppliers and manufacturers to challenge companies such as Nike, Lululemon, among others in an increasingly crowded market. The report noted that the project is still in its very early stages […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Amazon Gets FTC Green Light For Whole Foods Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has given Amazon the go ahead to buy Whole Foods according to press reports. The FTC said in a statement that it had looked at whether the deal would substantially lessen competition or constituted an unfair method of competition. It subsequently decided not to engage in any further investigation. The $13.7 billion deal between both companies […]

BUSINESS Commerce

Amazon Set To Shake Up Grocery Market

In a dramatic move, Amazon has announced that it will be buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. This new move by Amazon is another push to get a piece of the market in the brick-and-mortar grocery stores setup. This new venture will also allow Amazon’s ownership of a natural and organic grocer pioneer with 456 stores and a foothold in […]