Amazon and Whole Foods Enter Into a Merger Agreement

Whole Foods Market ranked #28 and Amazon ranked #2 on Fortune’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today (Jun. 16, 2017) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole […]

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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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Amazon.com announces financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Feb. 2, 2017) announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 38% to $16.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $11.9 billion for the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $9.7 […]

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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 Original Series The Grand Tour becomes the biggest show premiere ever on Amazon Prime Video

The Grand Tour takes the number one position from the highly acclaimed Amazon Original The Man in The High Castle The Grand Tour is receiving unprecedented customer and critical acclaim – the show is the top rated TV show or movie on IMDb with an overall rating of 9.6 and over 10,000 votes, is rated […]

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Amazon.com announces 3Q financial results

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Oct. 27, 2016) announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 49% to $14.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $8.6 billion […]

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Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50

Amazon launches all-new version of Echo Dot for under $50   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) introduced an all-new version of the groundbreaking Echo Dot for under $50, so you can add Alexa to any room in your home. Just like Echo, Echo Dot gives you access to all […]

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Amazon.com announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016

SEATTLE, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 44% to $11.3 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $7.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March 31, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $6.4 billion for the trailing […]

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Amazon Q3: Operating cash flow up 72%; Free cash flow increased to $5.4 billion and Net sales increased 23% to $25.4 billion

Expects record holiday season Majority of units shipped expected to be Prime SEATTLE, 2015-10-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2015. Operating cash flow increased 72% to $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $5.7 billion for the trailing twelve months ended […]

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