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Amazon's carbon emissions grew in 2021

Aug 26, 2022 / United States
The online retail giant reported an 18% increase year-over-year in planet-warming carbon emissions last year due to the surge in online sales during the COVID-19 pandemic

Amazon announces second quarter results

Aug 4, 2022 / United States
The Seattle-based online retail giant reported its second consecutive quarterly loss, but revenue was above analysts' expectations

Amazon to create more than 4 000 new jobs in the UK

Jul 21, 2022 / United Kingdom
The online retailer giant announced that it is creating more than 4 000 new permanent roles across the UK, which will bring its permanent workforce in the country to 75 000

Amazon Fashion launches Virtual Try-On For Shoes

Jun 15, 2022 / United States
The interactive mobile experience uses augmented reality to help the customer visualize how a pair of shoes looks from every angle and make better informed purchasing decisions

Chief Executive of Amazon’s consumer business is leaving

Jun 8, 2022 / United States
Dave Clark, who has overseen the company’s extensive warehouse operations, announced he would depart Amazon after 23 years. It’s time for me to build again, he wrote on Twitter

Amazon to hire 75 000 people

May 22, 2021 / United States
The ecommerce giant is hiring 75 000 employees across fulfilment and transportation. Amazon announced an average starting pay of over 17 US dollars per hour. New hires who show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination receive an additional 100 US dollars

Amazon becomes top apparel retailer in US

Mar 26, 2021 / United States
According to research conducted by American-based bank Wells Fargo, Amazon has surpassed Walmart as the country's top apparel retailer

Amazon announces year end results and CEO transition

Feb 15, 2021 / United States
The ecommerce giant announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended on the 31st of December 2020. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of Executive Chair and Andy Jassy will become Chief Executive Officer

Amazon launches clothing customization service

Dec 21, 2020 / United States
The giant e-commerce player said it is taking clothing customization to an affordable level thanks to the launch of the service Made for You. For now, the service is only available in the United States

Amazon is hiring 100 000 across the US and Canada

Sep 28, 2020 / United States
The online giant is expecting to open 100 new Operations sites in September across fulfilment centres, delivery stations, sortation centres and other sites. Amazon announced it will hire 100 000 people in the US and Canada

Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 / United States
The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website

Stein Mart to install Amazon pick-up lockers

Jun 7, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will soon be able to receive delivery of their orders at nearly 200 Stein Mart stores across 28 states. The giant ecommerce player has been focusing on some similar initiatives

Kohl’s expands network of Amazon returns

May 16, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will now have free, easy returns in all Kohl’s stores. The new functionality will be rolled out to all network of Kohl's locations this summer

Amazon with record holiday sales

Jan 8, 2019 / United States
The US-based ecommerce giant announced a “record-breaking holiday season” with athleisure cited as a “top trend”. Amazon registered more items ordered worldwide than ever before, with customers shopping at record levels from a wide selection of products across every department

Nike to sell on Jet.com

Sep 17, 2018 / United States
Walmart-owned Jet.com will start offering Nike product in October ahead of the holiday season as part of a relaunch focused on urban dwellers. Converse will also be available
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