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Challenges Face Bezos As He Buys 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.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

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Amazon Founder To Buy Washington Post

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million.

CBS Seattle–08/05/2013

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A New Role For Amazon: Comic Book Publisher

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it will soon start publishing original comics through its new imprint, Jet City Comics.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2013

File photo of the Amazon logo. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Amazon Adding Hundreds Of Shows To Streaming Service With Viacom Deal

Amazon.com Inc. and Viacom Inc. said Tuesday that they reached a deal on an expanded multiyear digital video licensing agreement that will bring hundreds of shows from Viacom’s Nickelodeon, MTV Comedy Central and other channels to Amazon’s video steaming service.

CBS Seattle–06/04/2013

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Amazon Offers MP3s For Vinyl Record Buyers

In an odd combination of old and new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its online store, it will give that customer a digital version of the songs for free.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2013

File photo of the Amazon logo. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

German Antitrust Probe Into Amazon Pricing Policy

Online retailer Amazon may have broken antitrust laws in Germany by banning third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere, officials said Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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Three Pacific Northwest Cities Make Amazon’s ‘Romantic’ List

Seattle’s Amazon.com definitely doesn’t consider our region to be grey and bleak — based of new sales figures from the company, the Pacific Northwest is home to three of the most romantic cities in the country.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2013

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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

The Amazon logo is projected on a screen at a press conference in New York on Sept. 28, 2011. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon’s MP3 To Become Available To iPhone Users

Amazon says iPhone and iPod Touch users will be able to buy music from its digital store for the first time beginning Thursday.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2013

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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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