Amazon again ranked #1 in the annual Harris Corporate Reputation Poll

Score of 86.27 is a record high in 18-year history of poll Today only, Amazon is offering a discount of $8.62 on orders of $50 or more to thank customers Company receives “excellent” rating across all six dimensions of corporate reputation: Emotional Appeal, Workplace Environment, Products & Services, Financial Performance, Vision & Leadership, and Social […]

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The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan   SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has announced that the latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for customers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Read the press release announcing Fire TV Stick with Alexa […]

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Amazon Restaurants debuts in Las Vegas

Prime members in Las Vegas can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, Red Robin, Buca di Beppo, Brio Tuscan Grille, Island Sushi & Grill, Grinders Pizza Lounge, Jessie Rae’s BBQ, and many more SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Feb. 21, 2017) announced that Prime members in Las Vegas can now enjoy […]

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Amazon Original Series Hand of God Season two returns on Prime Video on March 10

All ten episodes of season two will be available globally on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories later this year SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Season two of the Amazon Original Series Hand of God will premiere on Prime Video on March 10. Prime members will be able to stream […]

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Pay with Amazon payment volume nearly doubled in 2016

More than 50 percent of Pay with Amazon customers are Prime Members SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (-Feb. 7, 2017) announced that more than 33 million customers have used Amazon Payments to make a purchase. Amazon Payments makes it easy for customers around the world to pay on thousands of merchant […]

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Amazon announces the fourth season of Gold Parents’ Choice Award-winning original kids series, Annedroids on Prime Video, March 3

From Creator J.J. Johnson (Dino Dan), the new season of Annedroids, a series which garnered 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and a Gold Parents’ Choice Award in 2016, continues to inspire children to be curious and learn by showcasing STEM curriculum SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Feb. 3, 2017) announced that the fourth season […]

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Amazon further invests in Kentucky with plans to build a centralized air hub to support its growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes

A new centralized air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron will help the company meet demand from Amazon Prime members for fast, reliable delivery SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has been an active member of the business community in Kentucky for nearly 20 years, employing more than 10,000 people […]

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Amazon announces new original series Patriot to premiere on Friday, February 24 exclusively on Prime Video

Original dramatic series is developed by Steven Conrad and stars Michael Dorman, Terry O’Quinn, Kurtwood Smith and Michael Chernus SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 27, 2017) announced its new original one hour series Patriot is slated to premiere on Friday, February 24 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, […]

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Amazon to create 1,000 new full-time jobs at its first fulfillment center in Colorado

Associates at the new Aurora facility will pick, pack, and ship large-sized customer orders SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jan. 23, 2017) announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Colorado. The one-million square foot facility in Aurora is expected to create more than 1,000 new full-time jobs, […]

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Amazon announces Original Series Sneaky Pete renewed for a second season

Amazon’s highly-acclaimed, new dramatic original series debuted on Prime Video on January 13th to a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and rave reviews, becoming the second most streamed original scripted series on an opening day Series is co-created and executive produced by Emmy Winner Bryan Cranston, who also appears in the show, and showrunner Graham Yost, […]

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Amazon to open its ninth Texas fulfillment center in Coppell

The new Coppell site will be the sixth fulfillment center in the DFW metroplex SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jan. 18, 2017) announced plans to open its ninth Texas fulfillment center in Coppell. Amazon currently employs more than 10,000 full-time associates at its seven currently operating fulfillment centers […]

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Amazon to create 700 new positions at its third Maryland fulfillment center

Amazon’s new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will create 700 new full-time jobs SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jan. 17, 2017) announced plans to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East, Maryland. Amazon currently employs more than 3,000 associates at its fulfillment and sortation centers in Baltimore and plans to […]

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Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 to over 280,000 by mid-2018

Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018 Over 9,000 employees have now participated in Amazon’s innovative “Career Choice” program that pre-pays 95% of tuition for degrees in high-demand occupations such as aircraft mechanics, computer-aided design, machine tool technologies, […]

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Amazon announces original kids series, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter to premiere on Prime Video on January 27

International Emmy Award-winning animated series based on children’s novel by Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking English version narrated by Gillian Anderson, series directed by Gorō Miyazaki and presented by Studio Ghibli and Saltkråkan SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 10, 2017) announced its original kids series, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, is […]

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Amazon announces 2 billion items delivered by Fulfillment by Amazon service for Marketplace sellers worldwide in 2016

FBA items shipped worldwide grew more than 50 percent during the holiday season Thousands of sellers worldwide joined the Seller Fulfilled Prime program Sellers worldwide received orders for more than 28 million items on Cyber Monday SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service […]

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Amazon to open second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jan. 4, 2017) announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida. The facility will add more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. In the Sunshine State, Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time employees. “We’re excited to […]

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Amazon announces third season of original dramatic series The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime Video

Eric Overmyer will serve as showrunner and executive producer Season Two had the most viewers over its debut weekend of all scripted Amazon Original Series that debuted this year SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jan. 3, 2017) announced it has greenlit a third season of the original dramatic series The Man in […]

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Amazon announces 2016 holiday as best-ever season for Alexa Devices

Sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 9x over last year’s holiday season Echo Dot is the best-selling, most gifted item on Amazon.com with millions sold worldwide since launch Alexa devices made up top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com including Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo SEATTLE, […]

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Amazon Original Movie Gleason available on Amazon Prime Video on December 29

Two original songs with Music by Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready and lyrics written by Steve Gleason will also be available exclusively on Amazon Music SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Dec. 20, 2016) announced that the Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime […]

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Amazon to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois

The company’s presence grows to eight facilities and more than 7,000 full-time jobs in the state SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Intersect Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce today (Dec. 20, 2016) announced that Amazon plans to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois. The facilities will add more […]

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Amazon Original Kids Series Just Add Magic season two to premiere on January 13 on Prime Video

Based on Cindy Callaghan’s book of the same name, Just Add Magic stars Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller and Judah Bellamy, and is executive produced by Andrew Orenstein and Joe Nussbaum SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 19, 2016) announced season two of its original live-action kids series aimed at families […]

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Amazon top 20 best-selling books list of 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the best-selling book of 2016 overall and in the Kids & Teens category Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also this year’s Most Wished For and Most Gifted book SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 7, 2016) announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling […]

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Amazon announces the launch of HBO and Cinemax on Amazon Channels

Amazon announces the launch of HBO and Cinemax on Amazon Channels   HBO subscription available for $14.99 per month includes favorite series like Westworld, Game of Thrones, Divorce, Insecure, Silicon Valley, and the full HBO TV and movie selection available – without the need for a TV package In addition, Cinemax is now available on […]

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NET-DYN awarded Top-Rated status on Amazon for its Dual Band USB Wireless WiFi Adapter

Clearwater, Florida, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NET-DYN, one of the world’s leading providers of electronic gadgets, was recently awarded the Top-Rated status on Amazon thanks to their Dual Band USB Wireless WiFi Adapter. The revolutionary adapter marketed by the Clearwater, FL business enables internet users up to 100 yards of reliable, outdoor coverage. The […]

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Amazon devices sales up more than double over last year during holiday shopping weekend and Cyber Monday

Millions of Echo Dot devices sold since launch—sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 7x over last year’s Cyber Monday Sales of Amazon Fire TV devices up over 2.5x this Cyber Monday—continues to be the #1 streaming media player family in the U.S. across all retailers Fire Tablets sales up 2x this […]

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Amazon Dash Replenishment adds GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish to its program

GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish are the latest device makers to join the Dash Replenishment program Newest products to be integrated with Dash Replenishment are Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher and PUR Ultimate Bluetooth Enabled Faucet Filtration System The latest Dash Replenishment devices available to preview at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas starting […]

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Amazon: sellers to benefit from new and enhanced tools designed to help meet demand this holiday season

  50 percent of units sold on Amazon are from sellers, small businesses and entrepreneurs Seller Fulfilled Prime program has added more than 6 million new items for Prime members with free two-day or next-day shipping in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Japan Automated pricing, deals scheduling and seller mobile app make this holiday […]

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Amazon announces more than a month of Black Friday prices – now through December 22

New deals as often as every five minutes – now through December 22 Lowest prices on select LG, Sony, and Samsung TVs; up to 50% on select toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, and more; save $40 on Amazon Echo SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — What could be better than a single day of […]

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Bartell Drugs teams up with Amazon to offer Prime Now one-hour delivery service in Seattle

SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Nov. 15, 2016) its Prime Now one-hour delivery service adds its first drugstore to the service with local, family-owned store, Bartell Drugs. Prime members in Seattle can now shop thousands of health, beauty, grocery, snacks, local products and much more from Bartell […]

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