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.
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.
Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday they are donating $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.
Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall Street’s meager expectations, but its revenue gains and outlook for the current quarter fell short of forecasts.
Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc. is dropping its affiliation with a conservative political group, in part because of some of the positions the American Legislative Exchange Council has taken, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
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Seattle based Amazon.com, Inc. posted first-quarter profits Thursday that blew by analysts’ estimates and caused the company’s stock to jump in extended trading.
According to Amazon.com, Seattle has purchased more Hunger Games books than nearly any other US city. To celebrate, Seattle-based Amazon is giving away the Hunger Games book trilogy and a Kindle Fire in a sweepstakes this weekend.
If last year’s launch of Apple’s iPad 2 is any guide, the new Apple iPad model will go on sale in the U.S. next week, likely on Friday, giving even more competition to Seattle based Amazon.com and its Kindle Fire.