GAFI chief discusses Amazon plans for expansion in Egypt

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 11:52 GMT

During the meeting, the two sides discussed an Amazon's proposal to develop transport services, through using private cars to transfer light cargo.

Amazon Prime snags Bollywood premieres, angering theater owners

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 02:08 GMT

Amazon Prime Video, Amazon’s streaming service, will screen several new Indian films originally meant for theatrical release this month, sparking protests from cinema owners as the novel coronavirus outbreak upends Bollywood.

Pacino turns Nazi hunter in TV series debut for Amazon

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:37 GMT

In a screen career spanning more than five decades, it has taken Al Pacino until now to act in a television series.

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 12:39 GMT

In the village of Feijo, in the West of Brazil, approaching the border with Peru, indigenous people from the tribe of Shanenawa on Sunday performed a ritual to try to find peace between humans and nature.

In Pics: Amazon rainforests on fire

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 04:45 GMT

Amazon is the largest tropical rainforests all over the world and home of 33 million people, including 420 indigenous communities

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 - 10:48 GMT

Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement.

Retailers cash in on Amazon's 'free marketing' on Prime Day

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 07:50 GMT Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales.

Amazon plans to open new warehouse, create 2,800 jobs in Germany

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 09:44 GMT

U.S. online retail giant Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs.

Amazon's Bezos finalizes divorce with $38 bn settlement: report

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 12:37 GMT

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos finalized their divorce Friday to the tune of a $38-billion settlement, Bloomberg News reported.

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs: Ruters

Mon, 13 May 2019 - 10:45 GMT Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.

Amazon’s Bezos unveils lunar lander project ‘Blue Moon’

Fri, 10 May 2019 - 09:19 GMT

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to the Moon.

Amazon dropping New York HQ a 'big loss': Trump

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 10:02 GMT

Trump said on Friday Amazon's abandonment of plans for a headquarters in New York marked a "big loss" for the US financial capital.

Amazon to expand Whole Foods stores: Wall Street Journal

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 09:17 GMT

Amazon was not immediately available for comment outside regular business hours.

Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split "HQ2"

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 09:33 GMT

The source, who is familiar with the matter, told Reuters that Amazon will also announce a significant investment in one other city, in addition to revealing the two HQ2 locations.

Microsoft overtakes Amazon as second most valuable U.S. company

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Microsoft’s market capitalization was Wall Street’s highest in late 1998 through early 2000 before the dot-com bubble burst.

Amazon bumps US minimum wage to $15 amid scarce labor

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Online retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it would raise its starting wage for US workers to $15 an hour, amid long-standing criticism of low pay.

EU clears Apple plan to buy music app Shazam

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The EU on Thursday approved US tech giant Apple's plan to buy leading song-recognition app Shazam.

Amazon touches $1 trillion, on pace to overtake Apple

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 12:37 GMT Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday briefly joined Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company after its stock.

'Amazon effect' could have impact on inflation dynamics: paper

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 09:21 GMT

The U.S. unemployment rate currently stands at 3.9 percent while the economy is experiencing robust growth in what is the second-longest expansion on record.

U.S. calls foreign mail system unfair in surprise win for Amazon

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 01:00 GMT

The U.S. State Department said it would push for foreign postal carriers to pay the U.S. Postal Service more to deliver small parcels within the United States.