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Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon to Hold Prime Day June 21-22

mazon tractor-trailers lined up outside the Amazon Fulfillment Center in the Staten Island borough of New York. mazon tractor-trailers lined up outside the Amazon Fulfillment Center in the Staten Island borough of New York. (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Amazon said that it will hold its annual Prime Day on June 21 and 22, the earliest it has ever held the sales event.

June 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Bezos: Amazon’s Andy Jassy Will Become CEO on July 5

Andy Jassy, who will become CEO of Amazon on July 5, speaks during an AWS Summit in California in April 2017. Andy Jassy, who will become CEO of Amazon on July 5, speaks during an AWS Summit in California in April 2017. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc.’s new CEO will take the reins on July 5, the 27th anniversary of the company’s incorporation, outgoing CEO Jeff Bezos said during the annual shareholder meeting on May 26.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
May 26, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Sued by D.C. AG in Antitrust Suit Over Pricing

Karl Racine, District of Columbia attorney general, speaks during a news conference in September 2019. Karl Racine, District of Columbia attorney general, speaks during a news conference in September 2019. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. was sued by the attorney general for Washington, D.C., who accused the online retail giant of engaging in anticompetitive practices that have raised prices for consumers.

May 25, 2021
Business, Logistics

Amazon Fuels Canada’s Severe Warehouse Shortage

Amazon employee at a fulfillment center An Amazon employee wearing personal protective equipment at a fulfillment center. (Amazon.com)

With the pandemic driving a belated embrace of online shopping in Canada, Amazon .com Inc. has been gobbling up warehouses. That has pushed the vacancy rate in the Toronto area down to just 0.5%, making it the tightest market in North America, if not the world.

Ari Altstedter | Bloomberg News
May 5, 2021
Business, Technology

Amazon Q1 Sales Beat Estimates

An Amazon research and development headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) An Amazon research and development headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. reported a big increase in sales and gave a bullish forecast, continuing a streak of rapid growth even as vaccine rollouts raised the prospect of a return to prepandemic shopping habits in the U.S.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 29, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon to Pass Walmart in Retail Sales in 2025, Report Says

Amazon delivery van An Amazon Prime delivery van sits parked on a street in Seattle. (Jimmy Anderson/Getty Images)

Amazon.com Inc. will supplant Walmart Inc. as the biggest U.S. retailer by 2025, according to a new report, suggesting the e-commerce giant has too much momentum for Walmart to stop despite big investments in its own e-commerce offerings.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2021
Business, Technology

Amazon Offers Pay-by-Palm at Some Whole Foods

Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its Seattle headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
April 21, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Appeals Amazon Election Loss, Claiming Misconduct

An RWDSU supporter holds a sign outside of union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. A Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union supporter holds a sign outside of the union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. on March 26. (Andi Rice/Bloomberg News)

Accusing Amazon .com Inc. of misconduct, the retail union that lost a hotly contested election at the company’s Alabama warehouse has asked federal officials to set aside the results.

April 19, 2021
Business

Amazon Secures Enough Votes to Block Union Effort

Amazon warehouse A banner encourages workers to vote in labor balloting at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., on March 31. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Amazon has secured enough votes to block a union effort at a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., proving the might of the online shopping giant and cutting off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
April 9, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon Violated Law in Firing Employee Activists, NLRB Says

A truck passes an Amazon.com warehouse on Staten Island A truck passes an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Staten Island, N.Y. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. violated labor law when it fired two high-profile internal critics last year, the National Labor Relations Board’s prosecutors have found.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2021

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