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Amazon Posts Lower 4Q Net Income

Amazon.com says its fourth-quarter net income fell 45 percent, as higher revenue failed to keep pace with increased spending on order fulfillment and digital content.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2013

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Amazon: New Distribution Center to Open in DuPont

Seattle based online seller Amazon.com has announced it plans to open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in the Pierce County community of DuPont, Washington.

12/17/2012

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Amazon Announces Top Books of 2012

Seattle based Amazon.com announced their top selling books of 2012. Interestingly, E.L. James’ Fifty Shades trilogy, based in the Northwest, made the number one spot in print and Kindle sales for Amazon.

12/14/2012

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Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HD – How Does it Stack Up?

Seattle based Amazon.com Inc. started shipping a larger version of its Kindle Fire HD tablet computer on Thursday. Here’s a look at how it compares with the iPad and other tablets with similar screens.

11/15/2012

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Guide to Black Friday Shopping in Puget Sound

Whether you’re shopping online or at the store, you’ll have to hurry to finish your Thanksgiving meal to get a jump on your holiday shopping! Some retailers are opting to open even earlier than in years past, and others are sticking to tradition.

11/14/2012

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Amazon Announces ‘Amazon Wine’ Marketplace

Seattle-based Amazon has announced that customers can now shop ‘Amazon Wine’ for more than a thousand wines crafted by wineries around the country, including Hall Wines, J. Bookwalter Winery, Pepper Bridge Winery and Torii Mor Winery.

11/08/2012

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Amazon Posts 3Q Results Below Expectations

Seattle based Amazon’s stock is falling after the world’s largest online retailer reported third-quarter results below Wall Street’s expectations.

10/25/2012

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Amazon Aims To Get Its Kindle In The Classroom

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. has launched a new service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees — sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities, for example.

10/17/2012

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Looking For a Job? Amazon Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it’s hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the US this holiday season, and it expects “thousands” of those seasonal hires to stay on full time.

10/15/2012

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Wal-Mart To Stop Selling Amazon.com Kindles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is phasing out the sale of Seattle-based Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle e-readers, the second major retailer to stop offering the items in six months.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012

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