Amazon Employs More Than 17,500 Veterans and Military Spouses across the US

Amazon Employs More Than 17,500 Veterans and Military Spouses across the US

Amazon today announced it now employs more than 17,500 veterans and military spouses across the United States, and plans to hire over 10,000 more by 2021. These full- and part-time roles are spread across the company—from the front-lines of Amazon’s operations network to technical roles in Amazon Web Services—and come with comprehensive benefits including life […]

Amazon Leads Online Grocery Sales at 18% of Market

Amazon Leads Online Grocery Sales at 18% of Market

In 2017, Amazon captured an industry-leading 18% of online food and beverage sales in the U.S. Amazon’s share is double the 9% held by second place Walmart in the e-tail grocery market, reveals market research firm Packaged Facts in the new report Online Grocery Shopping in the U.S.: Food Industry Disruptor Series. Amazon is the […]

Alexa and Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in Japan

Alexa and Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in Japan

Amazon today announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in Japan. Additionally, developers can now use the Alexa Skills Kit to create Japanese Alexa experiences, and will soon be able to use the Alexa Voice Service to integrate Alexa into products for Japanese customers. Read the press release announcing Alexa in Japan: […]

The Holiday Shopping Season Starts Now! Amazon Opens its Black Friday Deals Store Kicking Off More than 50 Days of Holiday Deals

The Holiday Shopping Season Starts Now! Amazon Opens its Black Friday Deals Store Kicking Off More than 50 Days of Holiday Deals

Customers will find better deals than ever before on the hottest gifts in toys, electronics, home goods and more, the best in holiday entertaining essentials including kitchen items and decor, and even wardrobe must haves All Amazon customers can choose from more than one hundred million items that are eligible for free shipping this holiday […]

Amazon to Create More Than 500 Full-Time Jobs in Macon

Amazon to Create More Than 500 Full-Time Jobs in Macon

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Macon, Georgia. When opened, Amazon will create more than 500 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 2,000 full-time employees at three fulfillment centers located in Braselton, Lithia Springs and Union City. “Georgia continues to be a great […]

LG Joins Amazon’s Expanded Lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones

LG Joins Amazon’s Expanded Lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones

  Amazon today announced that smartphone technology leader LG Electronics is joining the Prime Exclusives Phones lineup with four unlocked devices, starting at just $149.99 for Prime members. The flagship LG G6 and LG G6+ devices, as well as the LG Q6 and LG X charge, all feature Android Nougat, powerful processors, high-end specs, and […]

Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona; Employs 6,000 People in the Copper State

Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona; Employs 6,000 People in the Copper State

This fall, Amazon will celebrate its ten year anniversary of fulfilling customer orders from the Phoenix-area by opening a new center supporting customer fulfillment and unveiling an overhaul of its original Valley facility. Together, the two facilities will create more than 1,000 new full-time positions for Phoenix’s economy. These new jobs are on top of […]

Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends

Amazon Announces All-New Kindle App—Easier Than Ever to Read and Connect with Friends

Today, Amazon announced an all-new Kindle app that makes it easier than ever to turn your phone or tablet into a book—so you can read anytime, anywhere. The Kindle app is designed for book lovers and provides easy access to the most popular Kindle features—you can effortlessly move between the pages of your book, your […]