Amazon is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays.
Amazon is offering an enticement to independent bookstores: sell the Kindle and get a 10 percent cut of the price of the digital books that people buy for it, for two years.
Amazon is releasing its first two original series, but not all at once.
Amazon has launched a new website for its online store that will donate a fraction of shoppers’ purchase amounts to charity.
Amazon also said Thursday that it expects growth in its fourth-quarter revenue, indicating confidence as it enters the key holiday shopping season.
The Washington Post now belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Amazon.com says it is hiring 70,000 full-time seasonal workers around the U.S. to fill orders during the holiday season.
Amazon is refreshing its line-up of tablet computers with new devices called Kindle Fire HDX, which are significantly faster and lighter than the previous generation.
Jeff Bezos is hoping the strategic approach that’s made Amazon such a success will help revive the struggling Washington Post.
Jeff Bezos turned selling books online into a multibillion-dollar business that has changed retailing forever. Many are now anxious to see if Bezos can do the same for the media industry, after the Amazon.com founder announced he is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million.