Tuesday, October 22, 2019

All posts tagged "Amazon"

  • Reports: Amazon Plans Hundreds of Physical Stores

    SAN JUAN – Seattle-based online shopping giant Amazon is planning to open as many as 400 brick-and-mortar bookstores, The Wall Street Journal has reported. The publication cited Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of General Growth Properties, a real estate...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • Amazon Shares Fall 14 Percent as Profit Falls Short

    SEATTLE – Amazon shares tumbled in aftermarket trading after the e-commerce company said its profit more than doubled, but still fell well short of analyst expectations. Amazon’s strategy has long been to invest most of the money...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Celebrities are Going to be Huge in Super Bowl Ads

    NEW YORK – The Big Game is more than a week away, but Super Bowl advertisers are already out in force online, playing up celebrity cameos to drive buzz for their brands. First-time advertiser Amazon on Wednesday...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Wal-Mart to Shutter 269 Stores, 154 of them in the US

    NEW YORK – Wal-Mart is doing some rare pruning. The world’s largest retailer is closing 269 stores, including 154 in the U.S. that includes all of its locations under its smallest-format concept store called Wal-Mart Express. The...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Toys R Us Holds its own Against Online Holiday Competition

    NEW YORK – Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov....

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Amazon: Shoppers Ordered more than 23M Items on Cyber Monday

    SEATTLE – Items ordered from Amazon on Cyber Monday rose more than 40 percent this year, exceeding 23 million for the first time. The Seattle company said Tuesday that in 2015, it delivered more than a billion...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • The Smart-Tech Future Beckons to us from the CES Gadget Show

    LAS VEGAS – Look around. How many computing devices do you see? Your phone, probably; maybe a tablet or a laptop. Your car, the TV set, the microwave, bedside alarm clock, possibly the thermostat, and others you’ve...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
  • Fitbit Likely a Hot Seller for Christmas

    NEW YORK — It was a very merry Christmas for fitness-tracking device maker Fitbit. The company’s app was the most downloaded on Apple’s app store Christmas Day, a sign that many people couldn’t wait to set up...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Amazon Holiday Shipping, Christmas Eve Deliveries Set Record

    Amazon.com has been a prime beneficiary of holiday shoppers going online or procrastinating. Amazon says it shipped a record number of items worldwide for the holidays, with Christmas Eve the biggest day ever for deliveries using the...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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