Amazon has opened its latest fulfillment center in Missouri City, Texas, marking its first fulfillment center in the city.
Tuesday, 8 December 2020
Tuesday, 10 November 2020
EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday charged U.S. retail giant Amazon with distorting competition in online retail markets and also opened a second investigation into its e-commerce business practices."The Commission takes issue with Amazon systematically relying on non-public business data of independent sellers who sell on its marketplace, to the benefit of Amazon's own retail business, which directly competes with those third-party sellers," the European Commission said in a statement. It also launched a second investigation into the possible preferential treatment of Amazon's own retail offers and those of marketplace sellers that use Amazon's logistics and delivery services.
Amazon disagreed with the EU charge.
Monday, 2 November 2020
Amazon is withdrawing advertising for pre-Black Friday discounts in France after the government said the campaign was unfair to small shops at a time when a coronavirus lockdown has forced them to close.
Thursday, 22 October 2020
Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it has invested $100 million (76 million pounds) in opening new warehouses in Mexico, including its first shipping centers outside the populous capital area, in a bid to offer faster deliveries. The new sites include two so-called fulfillment centers - one near the northern city of Monterrey and another near the central city of Guadalajara - as well as a support building in the State of Mexico, just outside Mexico City.
Sunday, 18 October 2020
Amazon announced on Friday plans to open two new fulfillment centers in Kansas, as well as a new delivery station, which will open in the city of Wichita. Both fulfillment centers are expected to open in 2021, which will lead to the creation of over 1,000 new full-time jobs, while the delivery station is expected to launch later this year.
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday began 48 hours of promotions as part of "Prime Day," a closely watched marketing event the company had postponed due to operational challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. The event, typically held in July to boost summer sales, is now a kickoff to what will be an earlier holiday shopping season. The member-only discounts are a key way Amazon markets Prime, a fast-shipping and media-streaming service that incentivizes subscribers to do more shopping on Amazon.
Monday, 28 September 2020
Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it would hold its annual shopping event, Prime Day, on Oct. 13 and 14.The company earlier this year postponed the two-day shopping event, started in 2015 to drum up sales during the summer shopping lull, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year, Amazon is aiming for an early kickstart to the holiday season with the new timing.