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Fact Sheet for Amazon Com Inc

Country: USA
Comments: Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) is an American electronic commerce company based in Seattle, Washington. It was one of the first major companies to sell goods over the Internet and started as an Online Bookstore
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Blur bullish as Tesco and Argos follow Amazon onto platform

E-commerce company Blur said it continued to attract new blue chip clients as it moves to the final months of the year. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Asos Acquisition Would Be A Waste, Says Steve Mader

If Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) does indeed purchase ASOS plc (LON:ASC), the whole deal would be a waste for the U.S. electronic commerce giant, Steve Mader said in a discussion about the possible acquisition on CNBC .The comments from the retail insights ... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Amazon Fire phone flops

Amazon’s Fire Phone is definitely 2014’s version of the Microsoft Kin and the Facebook-centric HTC First — in other words, it will go down as one of the most spectacular mobile phone bombs the world has ever seen.Now Consumer Intelligence Research Partners ... [Published What's New in Publishing - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 9 reports

Amazon’s new Kindle Voyage begins shipping today

If  you’ve already placed an order for Amazon’s new Kindle Voyage, you’ll be happy to know the company just announced the device has started shipping out to consumers. That being... Keep reading → ... [Published The Next Web.com - 4 hours ago]
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First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Hundreds of jobs coming to Gourock in time for Christmas

HUNDREDS of temporary jobs are being created at Gourock’s Amazon distribution centre to meet the demand for Christmas gifts, the company confirmed today.The good news comes only a week after the online retail giant also announced the creation of additional ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
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Morning Must Reads: October 21

The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson—Behind the Fear OutbreakThe almost-zero probability of acquiring Ebola in the U.S. often doesn’t register at a time of mass fear, and the country is in the midst ... [Published Time - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

How Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal fund discounts [Mint, New Delhi :: ]

Oct. 21--BANGALORE/NEW DELHI -- E-commerce companies including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are funding discounts on their sites using mechanisms as complex as the complicated structures some have adopted to circumvent foreign direct investment (FDI) ... [Published BusinessWeek - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 11 reports

Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

Amazon just found a way to put further pressure on Hachette in its ongoing pricing war: strike a deal with another publisher. The online retailer has forged a new agreement with Simon & Schuster that will keep the book giant's digital and physical. ... [Published Engadget - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 13 reports

Royal Mail and Amazon create 32,000 Christmas jobs

Image source: Bev GoodwinIt has been announced by Amazon and Royal Mail that over 30,000 jobs are to be created for the Christmas postal rush, after a massive increase in demand for deliveries.Online retailer Amazon said they would take on another 13,000 ... [Published B Daily - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Amazon 'abusing' its online dominance

AMAZON, the giant online retailer, has too much power and uses that power in ways that hurt America.If you haven't been following the recent Amazon news: Back in May, a dispute between Amazon and Hachette, a major publishing house, broke out into open ... [Published MyPaper.sg - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 17 reports

Big, bad Amazon

LAST week, the Nobel prize in economics was awarded to Jean Tirole (see this week's Free exchange column ) for his work examining the difficulties in regulating firms with substantial market power. Mr Tirole's research is as relevant as ever, thanks ... [Published Free exchange - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

It’s Not Fair To Call Ozon An Amazon Clone, CEO Maelle Gavet Says

As the largest e-commerce store in its region, Ozon[1] has been called the “Amazon.com of Russia.” But this morning on stage at Disrupt Europe in London, Ozon CEO Maelle Gavet shot down the notion that her company should be called an Amazon clone.For ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 20 2014]
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Amazon.com case study [Published Smart Insights Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Amazon’s business strategy and revenue model: A history and 2014 update I’ve used Amazon as a case study in my books for over 10 years now since I think all types of businesses can learn from their digital business strategy. From startups and small businesses ...
Why Amazon Has No Choice But To Release Its Own... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 17 2014]
On Wednesday, Amazon will announce one of its biggest, riskiest new products ever: A smartphone. While Amazon hasn't come out an officially said it's releasing a phone, we're 99.99% certain it's happening. Amazon released a teaser video last week ...
Live: Amazon prepares to launch shopping phone [Published Venturebeat - Jun 18 2014]
Above: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat , VentureBeat's 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. Register now and save $200! Amazon is ...
Amazon’s Q2 Earnings Lower Than Expected [Published TIME.com - Jul 24 2014]
Amazon said Thursday that its second quarter financial performance was worse than expected, causing shares to tumble over six percent in after-hours trading. Amazon reported losing 27 cents per share on revenue of $19.34 billion, while Wall Street ...
Amazon’s Q2 Earnings Lower Than Expected [Published The Curious Capitalist - Jul 24 2014]
Amazon said Thursday that its second quarter financial performance was worse than expected, causing shares to tumble over six percent in after-hours trading. Amazon reported losing 27 cents per share on revenue of $19.34 billion, while Wall Street ...
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Amazon loss much more than feared [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 25 2014]
Amazon loss much more than feared [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 25 2014]
In Praise of Amazon [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
Google battles Amazon over books [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 07 2014]
Amazon tries to blaze different smartphone path [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 19 2014]
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