- 2017 Jan 13
Amazon Announces Hiring Spree
CEO Jeff Bezos said the retail giant will create more than 100,000 full-time jobs over the next 18 months.
- 2016 Apr 04
WH Smith Adding Digital Screens
WH Smith is fitting 100 of its U.K. branches with digital display screens in order to modernize its storefronts.
- 2015 Nov 30
Amazon Shows Off Drones Via Video
The retailer released a promotional clip on Sunday showing a family receiving a product from one of its unmanned delivery drones.
- 2015 Nov 23
Wal-Mart Tests Cyber Sunday
According to 'Bloomberg Business,' the retail chain is trying to best Amazon with its pre-Cyber Monday event.
- 2014 Oct 17
AmazonFresh Debuts in Brooklyn
The company's grocery-delivery service is arriving in the New York City borough today.
- 2013 Sep 25
Goodreads to Ban Some Reviews
Melville House's blog, MobyLives, reports on a change to the review site's terms of service; it will begin deleting reviews that focus on an author's behavior, as opposed to their book.
- 2013 Sep 11
Amazon Not Going After Tax Break in CT
The e-tailer has withdrawn its request for tax abatements in the state.
- 2013 Sep 10
No Amazon Smart Phone...Yet
The company, which has been rumored to be working on its own smart phone, said it will not be releasing any such device in 2013.
- 2012 Nov 21
'Times' Looks, Again, at Ferriss/Amazon
The paper of record does yet another piece on Tim Ferriss's publishing deal with Amazon, this one in the tech-focused Bits column.
Shaffer On Ferriss
In a column in the HuffPo, Andrew Shaffer tackles Ferriss and the interest in 'The Four Hour Chef,' and what it may, or may not, signify for the industry.
- 2012 Oct 19
Amazon Eyes Brazilian Bookseller
Rumors have surfaced that the retail giant is looking to purchase Brazil's Saraiva SA Livreiros Editores, presumably in an effort to expand its presence in Latin America.
- 2012 Oct 16
Amazon Staffs Up for X-Mas
The retailer is reportedly hiring 50,000 seasonal employees.
- 2012 Oct 15
Amazon May Buy Kindle Chip-Maker
Amazon is in talks to purchase the company that makes the chips for its Kindle devices, Texas Instruments' Inc.
- 2012 Feb 15
Kno and Cengage In Legal Dispute
The textbook publisher wants to stop selling its titles through Kno, and now the online retailer is threatening legal action.
- 2011 Dec 23
Why Agency Pricing Doesn't Work
American professor Dan Gillmore talks, in The Guardian, about why he thinks American publishers have gotten it wrong with their e-book pricing model.