Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This YearTarget is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year.
South Carolina Couple Sues Amazon Over Eclipse GlassesIn court papers filed in federal court this week, Thomas Corey Payne and Kayla Harris of Charleston said they began experiencing the symptoms after viewing the total solar eclipse Aug. 21 using glasses purchased on Amazon.
Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree As Labor Market TightensThe company said Wednesday that it's looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S.
Amazon Deal For Whole Foods Could Bring Retail Experiments"The conventional grocery store should feel threatened and incapable of responding," Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said.
Twitter Reacts As Amazon Buys Whole Foods For $13.7 BillionIn the wake of Amazon buying Whole Foods, Twitter did not disappoint with its reaction.
Amazon Buys Whole Foods Market For $13.7 BillionA press release Friday morning announced Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction.
Costco Cheaper Online Than Amazon, Market Study FindsCostco has been found to be cheaper than Amazon, showing the former has positioned itself well to challenge the latter in years to come.
Amazon's Stock Tops $1,000 For The First TimeAmazon, the e-commerce giant that has changed how much of the world shops for books, toilet paper and TVs, hit a new milestone.
Amazon Alexa Added To Safeco Field SuitesThe Mariners and hometown neighbor Amazon have partnered to put the Alexa voice-activated operating system in every suite at Safeco Field
Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in SeattleThe service is the latest way Amazon is testing new ways to shop. At an Amazon Go convenience store in Seattle, items selected are automatically monitored and added to a virtual cart so shoppers can skip the checkout. That store is also open only to Amazon employees so far.
CEO Jeff Bezos Says Amazon Backs Suit Opposing Trump OrderAmazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says the Seattle-based company supports a lawsuit filed by Washington state's attorney general against President Donald Trump and the administration over Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsThe hiring surge comes as traditional retailers cut jobs and close stores. Many of the new jobs will be at fulfillment centers currently being built in a number of states, including California, Florida and Texas.