#Amazon

  • Amazon Employees say they will make Less after the Raise

    Amazon’s decision to raise workers’ minimum wage to $15 per hour was welcome news, even Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the move. But for some Amazon employees, the excitement didn’t last very long as they learned that existing financial incentives and bonus programs, including stock and monthly bonuses, that usually boost...
  • Amazon will announce the location of its second headquarters by the end of the year!

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said on Thursday that the company would announce the location of its second headquarters by the end of the year. There’s been lots of speculation about the location of the second headquarters, with insiders suggesting it could be in northern Virginia. Whichever location plays host...
  • Amazon becomes second trillion-dollar company in U.S.

    Amazon has become the second U.S. public company to cross the $1 trillion valuation threshold this year, one month after Apple did so. Amazon shares hit $2,050.49 shortly before noon on Tuesday, bringing the company’s value above $1 trillion before declining slightly. Apple became the first $1 trillion company last...
  • Atlanta wants updates on “Amazon City” Plans!

    As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown. Atlanta city council members were given a few more details Tuesday about the potential impact of developing an underused site known as “The Gulch.”...
  • Hiring: Amazon is looking for 200 virtual workers

    Want to work for Amazon without moving to Seattle – or its yet unnamed second U.S. headquarters? The online retailing giant is looking to fill more than 200 “virtual” jobs that let you work from home. Amazon still hasn’t officially chosen its second U.S. headquarters but that’s not stopping the Seattle-based company...
  • After numerous complaints Amazon removes Nazi-themed items

    Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An Amazon executive said the company blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota complained to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
  • Amazon site crashes on Worldwide Prime Day!

    You had one job, Amazon. Update 7/16/18 5:07PM ET: Welp, doesn’t sound like the company is suffering too much. Amazon released the following statement on Twitter in response to the Prime Day fiasco: pic.twitter.com/W4pwEHCO4F — Amazon.com (@amazon) July 16, 2018       Source: engadget  Photo Credit: Gadgets Now  ...
  • Atlanta ranks no. 2 for Amazon Finalist Headquaters List!

    Raleigh, North Carolina. (Wikimedia Photo / Mark Turner) More than 2,000 GeekWire readers told us which of the 20 cities in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters they would live in — and the answer was a surprise. They weren’t lured by New York City’s flashing lights or Los Angeles’...
  • Amazon will now expand with pharmaceutical plans

    Amazon announced Thursday it is expanding into the pharmaceutical space with plans to acquire online pharmacy PillPack. PillPack, which is aimed at consumers who take multiple medications, presorts customers’ prescriptions and helps manage refills and shipping. The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New...