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.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers for $250 million.
Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it will soon start publishing original comics through its new imprint, Jet City Comics.
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.
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.