Does Bringing Amazon To Your Town Boost Employment?A new study looks at lavish tax benefits from cities and states vying to become the new home for Amazon's 2nd headquarters and if they actually pay off.
Toys R Us To Close Stores Across U.S.Toys R Us, squeezed Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will begin closing a number of its stores starting in February.
A Sad Holiday Tale From Barnes & NobleShares of Barnes & Noble are tumbling to all-time lows after airing some ugly holiday sales numbers.
Cyber Monday Shoppers Expected To Click "Buy" More This YearGet ready to shop ‘til you drop without ever getting up from your desk or maybe even leaving your house. It’s Cyber Monday and retailers are trying to entice you to click the "buy" button online.
Not At Home? Amazon Wants To Come In And Drop Off PackagesWould you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so. The online retailer is launching a service that would allow delivery people to walk into your home to drop off boxes.
The Thrill Is Gone ... Sears-Whirlpool Split After 100 YearsSears will no longer sell Whirlpool appliances, ending a business relationship that dates make more than 100 years.
Amazon Says It Received 238 Proposals For 2nd HeadquartersAmazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.
Texas Cities Wooing Amazon With Diversity, Arts, SunshineEconomic incentives are expected to be major selling points for a number of Texas cities making pitches to Amazon for the Seattle-based company's second headquarters and the estimated 50,000 jobs that would come with it.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full-time and come with benefits.
Amazon Go Grocery Store Is Checkout FreeAmazon is testing a grocery store model that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store.
Amazon Slashes Price, Adds Alexa To New Fire TabletAmazon has cut the price of its new Fire tablet almost in half and added its popular voice assistant, Alexa, in hopes of making it a hot holiday item, despite a slump in overall tablet sales.
Amazon.com Picks San Marcos For 5th Texas Fulfillment CenterAmazon.com Inc. plans to build a fifth fulfillment center in Texas. An Amazon.com statement Thursday said about 1,000 full-time jobs will be created in San Marcos.