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Fact Sheet for Amazon Com Inc

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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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Amazon to collect Minnesota sales tax Oct. 1

(KMSP) -Amazon.com will collect sales tax from Minnesota customers starting Oct. 1.The Seattle-based company tried to avoid collecting sales tax last year in Minnesota before a new state law in July 2013 required online retailers with a physical presence ... [Published KMSP-TV - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Amazon: German warehouse workers strike for better pay

Amazon employees in Germany walked out yesterday as part of their campaign for decent pay.Staff at the US firm’s Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld, Graben and Rheinberg logistics centres will strike until tomorrow evening, the United Services Union (Ver.di) said ... [Published Morning Star Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

The Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company Needs to hear from you

When Greenpeace first launched the challenge to major internet brands to become renewably powered back in 2010, most tech companies did not want to provide even basic details on their electricity demand, much less the sources of energy being used. Companies ... [Published Greenpeace USA - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

AT&T shanghais cord-cutters with $40 deal that has plenty of strings attached

As more so-called cord-cutters turn their backs on TV services, providers like AT&T U-verse are doing everything in their power to lure them back, even bundling services like HBO Go and Amazon Prime. Yes, for $40 per month, AT&T will give you U-verse ... [Published PC World: Techlog - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Amazon Looking To The Wisdom Of Crowds To Find New Authors

According to a Kindle Direct Publishing forum user, Amazon is quietly rolling out a way to find diamonds in the proverbial publishing rough. The unnamed project would bring a crowd approach to the acquisition of new titles using a voting system that ranks ... [Published TechCrunch - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Astore.Amazon.Com Launches A New Section For Home And Garden Items In The Online Store

Press Releases Astore.amazon.com is a web shop. This company is bringing in home and garden items., 23 September 2014 -- Astore.amazon.com is a web shop. This company is bringing in home and garden items.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMaintaining a garden is not ... [Published Scoop Asia - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

What Alibaba's Success Means for U.S. Retailers

Who would've thunk it.A company that sells barf bibs , Buddha-shaped pears, a portable fat-freezing machine and inflatable walking-on-water shoes that was started by a poor Chinese schoolteacher who first used the internet while visiting the U.S. in 1995 ... [Published Retail Online Integration - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Without an Alibaba, fund managers turn to proxy plays

Lack of investment opportunities in domestic e-commerce has seen Indian mutual fund (MF) managers turn to proxy entities. In recent months, equity MFs have been nibbling at shares of logistics and packaging companies to cash on the boom seen in Indian ... [Published Business Standard India - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) German Workers Strike

Amazon.com, Inc. ( NASDAQ :AMZN) German Workers StrikeFour Amazon.com, Inc. ( NASDAQ :AMZN) shipping centres in Germany were the target of fresh walkouts on Monday in a long-running wage dispute with the US online retail giant.Services sector union Verdi ... [Published Live Trading News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

No word leaks out about Bezos’ writers conference in Santa Fe

Jeff Bezos rented out the entire Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort and Spa for the weekend, but that’s about all anyone knows about the event.According to the New York Times, the annual fall event hosted by Bezos, the founder of Amazon, had a bit of a different ... [Published New Mexico Business Weekly - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

Verdi calls for strikes at Amazon warehouses

The workers of Amazon warehouses in Germany have taken strike action – after the labor union Verdi continued its criticism of conditions and pay.Verdi announced that they had encouraged workers to go on strike at centers in Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, Graben ... [Published My Retail Media - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 3 reports

Alibaba vs Amazon: The Showdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

As Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ( NYSE:BABA ) had its IPO today, we compare some of their numbers with American E-Commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ). Following are the surprising results. Alibaba is much more impressive than you think.Found ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 21 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]
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]
Amazon tries to blaze different smartphone path [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 19 2014]
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Amazon, UPS,... [Published Financial Services - Jul 03 2014]
Boomerang Commerce Lands $8.5 million in Series... [Published Financial Services - Jul 16 2014]
John Kleemann's Dividends Book Teaches Readers ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 03 2014]
Seattle magazine reports 27% increase in paid s... [Published Financial Services - Jun 30 2014]
Seattle Grandmother Makes History With Legal Ma... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 24 2014]
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