The company has taken steps to deflect any narrative that it is withdrawing from a long-term position as an e-commerce leader by closing, canceling and delaying fulfillment centers and last-mile delivery stations across the US, which now encompasses 32 million square feet and is continuing to grow.During a pandemic expansion that doubled Amazon's logistics network's size, … [Read more...] about There is still a demand for warehouse development sites from Amazon
A scam committed by two former Amazon employees that resulted in a $10 million loss for Amazon
Among Amazon warehouse managers, Kayricka Wortham was one of the highest paid individuals. Wortham, 31, supervises employees, manages productivity, and ensures the day's operations run smoothly as an operations manager at a facility in Smyrna, Georgia. Everything in the warehouse could pass through her hands, including looking after how orders are sorted and packed into the … [Read more...] about A scam committed by two former Amazon employees that resulted in a $10 million loss for Amazon
You can watch a free NFL game on Amazon Prime on Black Friday
On Tuesday, Amazon announced Prime Video will stream an NFL game for free on Black Friday.For the first time in league history, a game will be played the day after Thanksgiving. Teams for the Nov. 24 game will be announced soon. There will be 16 regular season games on Prime Video during the 2023 season, from Weeks 2-17. A preseason game will also be on Prime Video.The … [Read more...] about You can watch a free NFL game on Amazon Prime on Black Friday
Ex-Microsoft and Meta executive steps in to replace Amazon Ring’s CEO
There will be a change in leadership at Amazon's video doorbell subsidiary Ring following the departure of its CEO, who will be replaced by an executive with previous experience at Microsoft and Meta.Earlier this week, Jamie Siminoff announced that he would become the chief inventor on March 22, and that Elizabeth Hamren, Chief Operating Officer at Discord, would replace … [Read more...] about Ex-Microsoft and Meta executive steps in to replace Amazon Ring’s CEO
Amazon will invest $200 million in safety technology across its transportation network in 2023
All aspects of Amazon's operations — both on and off the road — are focused on safety. Continually striving to deliver for customers, Amazon is continuously innovating and advancing safety features in its trucks and vans, ensuring that their partners and communities remain safe during delivery. Managing roadway safety, a complex issue requiring both public and private … [Read more...] about Amazon will invest $200 million in safety technology across its transportation network in 2023
There is a collapse of several Amazon Go stores
The company is closing eight high-tech Amazon Go stores across the country despite a spokesperson stating that the company will continue to open new stores.According to Amazon's announcement, eight of its Amazon Go locations will close in the coming weeks, including two in New York City. The company clarified that the only affected locations were those with a minimal impact … [Read more...] about There is a collapse of several Amazon Go stores
AbilityOne launches new storefront to advance inclusive procurement at Amazon Business
A new AbilityOne storefront on Amazon Business gave federal procurement with a diversity mandate a boost earlier this month, making it easier for manufacturers with a high proportion of disabled workers. In the United States, AbilityOne is one of the biggest sources of employment for people living with disabilities and blindness since the 1930s.The U.S. AbilityOne … [Read more...] about AbilityOne launches new storefront to advance inclusive procurement at Amazon Business
Walmart’s beating Amazon and Costco in the battle of the big guys. Should you buy?
With Walmart's fourth-quarter earnings report just in, it's looking like a totally different company. Walmart (WMT -1.39%) beat expectations on both top and bottom lines. Walmart U.S. posted mid-teens comparable sales growth in grocery in its core markets. In spite of inflationary pressure, comparable sales in its biggest segment rose 8.3% and operating income too.Despite … [Read more...] about Walmart’s beating Amazon and Costco in the battle of the big guys. Should you buy?