#Amazon

  • Amazon reveals its two new Headquarter locations!

    Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs. Its New York...
  • Amazon is dropping the shipping fee and gives Prime customers a special perk!

    UPROXX/SHUTTERSTOCK Amazon Prime members enjoy a wealth of benefits, including a streaming library chock full of content and discounts at Whole Foods, for a relatively lowannual price, but many folks will readily admit that the draw of 2-day free shipping is precisely what inspired them to cough up the membership fee. However, Amazon...
  • Amazon announces it’ll have 2 new Headquarters not just one, still haven’t decided where!

    Mario Tama/Getty Images It’s been 14 months since Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle some 23 years earlier, Amazon said it had gotten so big that it needed a second home base in another city. The company’s year-long selection process had...
  • 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...