#Amazon

  • Georgia crafts legislation in hopes of attracting Amazon’s headquarters!

    ATLANTA – The state of Georgia has officially delivered their proposal to Amazon in hopes of landing their second headquarters somewhere in the state.  Georgia and the metro Atlanta area are just one of dozens of other cities and regions trying to win what Amazon calls HQ2. The online...
  • Amazon Entertainment Chief Roy Price Suspended Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

    Amazon Studios President, Roy Price, has been suspended after facing allegations he sexually harassed the producer of one of his hit shows. Price is reportedly on a leave of absence effective immediately. Earlier Thursday … Isa Hackett — an executive producer on “The Man in the High Castle” —...
  • Amazon now lets teens shop with their own account, but with parental approval

    Teens with an Amazon account are about to acquire some buying power. The company announced today that kids ages 13–17 will be able to use an Amazon Household account to shop Amazon’s online marketplace — with limited independence, of course. Teens will now be able to buy things using...
  • Costco has two new weapons in its battle against Amazon

    Costco is rolling out new delivery options in an effort to take on Amazon. On Thursday, the retailer announced that Costco Grocery will offer two-day delivery on nonperishable items, like cookies, cereal, and canned foods, starting this week. Delivery will be free on orders more than $75. Additionally, the...
  • Looks like Amazon owes $295 million in back taxes !

    Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual EU states. Margrethe Vestager, the EU official in charge of antitrust issues, also took Ireland...
  • Amazon launches Echo and Alexa in India and Japan

    Amazon is bringing its Echo speaker and Alexa smart personal assistant to India and Japan, the company said on Wednesday, marking its first foray into Asia with those products. The U.S. e-commerce giant said that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and are coming to...
  • Which City Will Amazon Choose as its Second Headquarters Home!?

    Cities across North America are pulling out the stops to become the home of Amazon’s second headquarters. The efforts to lure the tech giant to town have been both big and creative, from sending a giant cactus to CEO Jeff Bezos to offering big tax breaks. A Georgia town...
  • CRAZY: See How this couple stole over A Million Dollars from Amazon!

    An eastern Indiana couple has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.2 million in merchandise from Amazon. Erin Joseph Finan, 38, and Leah Jeanette Finan, 37, pleaded guilty to mail fraud and money laundering in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, The Star Press reported . U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler...
  • Couple defrauds Amazon out of $1.2 Million

    A Muncie couple have formally admitted to stealing more than $1.2 million in merchandise from online retail giant Amazon. Erin Joseph Finan, 38, and Leah Jeanette Finan, 37, in recent weeks pleaded guilty to mail fraud and money laundering in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis. Judge Tanya Walton Pratt set...