Why Amazon.com, Shopify, and MercadoLibre Stocks Dropped Today

What happened Shares of online retail stocks were taking a beating in Friday trading, with Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) stock falling by 5.2% through 2:37 p.m. EDT, MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) down by 4.5%, and e-commerce leader Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) off by 2.3%. And while the other stocks are suffering more, it looks like this slide was triggered by comments… Continue reading Why Amazon.com, Shopify, and MercadoLibre Stocks Dropped Today

Amazon faces new union organizing push in US

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York are seeking to unionize, the organizing group said Thursday, six months after a similar attempt in Alabama failed. Laborers vying to form the first union at the e-commerce colossus in the United States will file with US officials on Monday with the goal of holding an election.… Continue reading Amazon faces new union organizing push in US

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is $200 off at Amazon right now

We saw the 11-inch iPad Pro go on sale last week, and now Amazon has an even bigger discount on the 12.9-inch model. The 256GB WiFi version is $200 off right now, bringing it down to an all-time low of $999. That’s also the same price as the 128GB model, so you’re essentially getting double… Continue reading The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is $200 off at Amazon right now

One Amazon Prime perk goes away in less than a week. Here’s what to know now

There’s only one week left for Amazon Prime members to enjoy free Whole Foods’ deliveries (on orders $35 or more). After Oct. 25, the free perk will cost $10 extra. It might mean that you buy more to offset the delivery cost or use Amazon’s other free Prime grocery delivery options to avoid the extra fees. © Provided… Continue reading One Amazon Prime perk goes away in less than a week. Here’s what to know now

Sony headphones, earbuds, TV’s, facial cleansing tools :: WRAL.com

* This post contains affiliate links and we may earn a small commission if you use them. Amazon has a new set of Epic Daily Deals for Monday, October 18 including Sony headphones, earbuds and TV’s, facial cleansing tools and baby products from The Honest Company, Babyganics and more! See all the Epic Deals at… Continue reading Sony headphones, earbuds, TV’s, facial cleansing tools :: WRAL.com

Jabra’s wireless earbuds are up to 40 percent off at Amazon for today only

Want some wireless earbuds to help you study or get in some cool-weather exercise? Here’s your chance to get some at a good price. Jabra’s earbuds are steeply discounted as part of a one-day Amazon sale, with some models up to 40 percent off. The best values are among the most recent buds, however —… Continue reading Jabra’s wireless earbuds are up to 40 percent off at Amazon for today only

Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021) vs Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max: which should you buy?

Not sure whether you want to buy a new Roku Streaming Stick 4K or a new Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max? We don’t blame you. It’s actually kind of confusing. The reason for that is both Roku and Amazon are on annual release schedules for their celebrated streaming sticks… which can create a lot… Continue reading Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021) vs Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max: which should you buy?

Michigan men charged with stealing $1.5 million worth of textbooks from Amazon’s rental service — and selling them for cash

© Getty Images/iStockphoto FINANCIAL CRIME It’s a textbook case. A group of men in Michigan have been charged with stealing $1.5 million in books from Amazon.com’s textbook rental service and selling them for cash. Prosecutors say the men, led by Geoffrey Mark Hays Talsma, 36, of Portage, Mich., allegedly rented thousands of books over a… Continue reading Michigan men charged with stealing $1.5 million worth of textbooks from Amazon’s rental service — and selling them for cash

Amazon launches air operations at Spokane International Airport

Amazon began operations Thursday at its newest air-cargo hub at Spokane International Airport, becoming only the second facility of its kind in the state of Washington. The first Amazon Boeing 737 cargo aircraft, operated by Sun Country Airlines, was to arrive Thursday in Spokane and service will continue daily, according to a company news release.… Continue reading Amazon launches air operations at Spokane International Airport

Amazon is reportedly shopping for used cargo jets that can fly from China, an effort that would help the company side-step major port delays

© Amazon Amazon Amazon wants to buy used long-range cargo planes that could haul goods from Asia to the US, Bloomberg reports. Sources close to the issue told Bloomberg the retailer wants to buy over 10 of Boeing and Airbus’s largest converted passenger jets. Amazon is one of many major retailers looking to avoid weeks… Continue reading Amazon is reportedly shopping for used cargo jets that can fly from China, an effort that would help the company side-step major port delays

Amazon expanding in Tallahassee with warehouse

Amazon’s Tallahassee footprint is growing.  Property records obtained by the Tallahassee Democrat show the world’s largest online retailer paid $3.4 million for nearly 30 acres on the southside of Northwest Passage off Capital Circle Northwest near Home Depot. The land is about 15 miles away from the construction zone that will become Amazon’s capital city fulfillment center, hailed… Continue reading Amazon expanding in Tallahassee with warehouse

Amazon’s new work-from-home policy: let teams decide

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy sent an email to employees on Monday outlining a shift in work-from-home policies for its office workers. As of August, the plan had been for employees to return to the offices in January 2022, with the expectation being that workers spent three days a week in the office and two days… Continue reading Amazon’s new work-from-home policy: let teams decide

The Guardian view on Amazon’s shops: benefit society, not just consumers | Editorial

What Amazon does today, its competitors seem to do tomorrow. That is why the arrival of Amazon’s futuristic shops are both troubling and important. The company’s new grocery stores do away with cashiers and use a Big Brother-style camera surveillance system that allows customers who swipe an app to walk in and walk out with… Continue reading The Guardian view on Amazon’s shops: benefit society, not just consumers | Editorial

Andy Jassy on Amazon’s future; Yoky Matsuoka on Google and Apple; Ciara on music and business creativity

This week on the GeekWire Podcast, we’re sharing a few highlights from the GeekWire Summit, our annual business and technology conference, which we held this week for an audience in Seattle and online. © Provided by Geekwire Engineer and entrepreneur Yoky Matsuoka, entertainer and entrepreneur Ciara, and new Amazon CEO Andy Jassy at the GeekWire… Continue reading Andy Jassy on Amazon’s future; Yoky Matsuoka on Google and Apple; Ciara on music and business creativity

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon rises in September -satellite data

Smoke billows from a fire in this aerial view showing a deforested plot of the Amazon rainforest in Rondonia State, Brazil September 28, 2021. Picture taken September 28, 2021. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose slightly in September from a year ago, preliminary satellite data showed on Friday,… Continue reading Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon rises in September -satellite data

Amazon sale: Epic beauty deals

Amazon is helping you get your holiday shopping done before November with a slew of early Black Friday deals happening throughout the month. In addition to some ongoing early Black Friday discounts and Amazon’s Beauty Haul Event, the brand is offering a variety of daily discounts during its Epic Daily Deals promotion. © L’Oreal Paris… Continue reading Amazon sale: Epic beauty deals