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Amazon Pushes Prime Service With Day of Deals

Amazon is trying to lure more subscribers to its $99 Prime loyalty program by pushing a day of discounts it calls “Prime Day.”


SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Hires 6K Full-Time Workers for Distribution Centers

Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S.


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Amazon Dash Button Puts Common Household Products a Button Push Away has always been on a mission to make shopping easier, but it unveiled its most convenient method yet on Tuesday.


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Nielsen Report: Americans Watching Less TV, Streaming More

According to a new Nielsen report, Americans are watching less television and instead shows and movies on streaming services.


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Amazon’s New Robot Army Is Ready to Ship

A year ago, workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to “pick” each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.


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Court Hears Dispute Over Pay For Security Checks

Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day.

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Maryland Shoppers to Pay 6 Percent Tax

The fulfillment center in Baltimore could get your purchases to you faster, but Maryland shoppers will be paying more on that order.

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Amazon’s Same-Day Delivery Expanding To D.C., Baltimore

Baltimore and D.C. residents can order things on Amazon in the morning and have them delivered to their doorsteps by that afternoon.


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A Glance at New Changes at

In its latest bid to compete with online king, Wal-Mart is rebuilding its website to make shoppers’ experience simpler, faster and more personalized.

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Amazon Offeing Customized, 3-D Printed Products

Amazon said Monday that it has started selling 3-D printed customizable objects like iPhone cases, jewelry and figurines on the online retailer’s website.