Matt Day

Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Whole Foods Opens Delivery-Only Facility in Brooklyn

Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. (Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg News)

Whole Foods Market on Sept. 1 opened a location in Brooklyn that it’s calling a store — except shoppers won’t be welcome to walk the aisles.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Amazon Buys 1,800 Electric Mercedes Vans in Latest Green Effort

A pedestrian rides a bike past an Amazon Prime delivery van in Atlanta on July 21. A pedestrian rides a bike past an Amazon Prime delivery van in Atlanta on July 21. (Lynsey Weatherspoon/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut the carbon footprint of its delivery operations in Europe.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Names Logistics Head Dave Clark New Consumer CEO

Dave Clark will take over for Jeff Wilke as Amazon's retail CEO. Dave Clark, pictured here in front of a Prime delivery van in June 2018, will take over for Jeff Wilke as Amazon's retail CEO. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Amazon .com Inc. has named logistics boss Dave Clark CEO of its retail business.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 21, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics

Amazon to Pay One-Time Bonuses of $500 to Most Logistics Workers

An employee packs boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. An employee packs boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc., after complaints about ending pandemic hazard pay, will give one-time bonuses of $500 to most frontline workers.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Amazon Deploys Social Distancing Software at US Warehouses

Employees work inside an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore in April 2019. Employees work inside an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore in April 2019. (Melissa Lyttle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc. is deploying software in its warehouses to automatically warn employees when they are too close to colleagues, the latest effort by the retailer to adjust its facilities to life with the coronavirus.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
June 16, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Amazon Diverts Masks to Hospitals, Pledges Warehouse Safety

An employee collects a package from a conveyor at the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., in 2018. An employee collects a package from a conveyor at the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., in 2018. (Bess Adler/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. said it will divert sales of masks and other medical supplies to hospitals and government entities.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Is Its Own Biggest Mailman, Shipping 3.5 Billion Parcels

Amazon package Jason Alden/Bloomberg

As Amazon.com works to speed orders to customer doorsteps before Christmas, the e-commerce giant is touting an accomplishment that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago: Amazon is now its own biggest carrier.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
December 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Amazon Plans to Open Cashierless Supermarkets Next Year

Amazon David Ryder/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com is preparing to open Amazon Go supermarkets and pop-up stores, an expansion of the company’s cashierless ambitions that includes the possibility of licensing the technology to other retailers.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
November 20, 2019
Business, Logistics

Amazon Falls After Report That the Company Prioritized Profit in Its Search Listings

Amazon boxes Jim Young/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com shares fell following a report that the e-commerce giant adjusted its product search results to emphasize items that are more profitable to the company.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
September 16, 2019
Business, Logistics

Amazon Spends $15 Billion to Help Merchants in Charm Offensive

Amazon box TT File Photo

Amazon.com, criticized for wielding too much power over third-party merchants on its marketplace, said it will spend some $15 billion this year to help them boost sales.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 22, 2019

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