Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
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November 06, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon isn't commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one. The New York Times, citing unnamed people familiar with the decision-making process, said the company is nearing deals to locate in Queens...
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Amazon Prime Now delivery
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November 05, 2018 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon now plans to split its second headquarters between two places, and is in talks with three cities that are the leading contenders. None of them is Philadelphia, but Mayor Jim Kenney is not getting excited about it...
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Starting Monday, Amazon will offer free shipping on holiday purchases
November 05, 2018 - 9:06 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Business) -- For the first time, Amazon is offering free shipping on all holiday orders in an effort to add new Prime members and juice the season's sales numbers. Last year, Amazon shoppers without Prime memberships had to spend at least $25 to earn free shipping, but...
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Amazon Fulfillment
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November 03, 2018 - 8:48 am
By Chuck Johnston, CNN (CNN) -- Two people have died in a partial building collapse at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in southeast Baltimore, officials said Saturday. Baltimore Fire Department spokesman Chief Roman Clark said thermal imaging equipment was being used to determine if anyone else may be...
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Amazon Recycling
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October 26, 2018 - 1:47 pm
By Emma Kennedy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Efforts to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills in the United States is attracting big-name investors. Amazon (AMZN) announced last week that it would invest $10 million in the Closed Loop Fund, joining other companies including Coca-Cola (KO),...
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New Apple Watch is an FDA-approved medical device
October 08, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Americans are getting older. That's an opportunity for Best Buy. In August, Best Buy announced it would buy GreatCall for $800 million. GreatCall makes Jitterbug cell phones with big buttons and bright screens designed for senior citizens, as well as...
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October 08, 2018 - 9:27 am
By Lydia DePillis (CNN) -- For companies trying to staff up for the holidays, Amazon's move to a $15 minimum wage comes at a bad time. "It's causing a lot of buzz with my clients: How do we address the issue of a $15 minimum wage?" says Craig Rowley, who leads the consumer practice at the human...
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Jackson Principal Kelly Espinosa
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October 04, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the playground of South Philadelphia's Andrew Jackson Elementary School, students and teachers got a surprise visit from regional Amazon fulfillment centers on Thursday. As a caravan of delivery vehicles, hauling $25,000 worth of school supplies, arrived at the...
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In this Dec. 20, 2017, file photo, Prime Now customer orders are ready for delivery at the Amazon warehouse in New York. Same-day delivery promises the convenience of online ordering with nearly the same immediacy of store buying.
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October 02, 2018 - 8:38 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary...
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Christmas trees
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September 12, 2018 - 9:13 pm
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) - - Amazon wants to sell everything for Christmas -- right down to a giant, live tree. This year the online retailer will sell a wide selection of living Christmas trees ranging from two to seven feet tall. The collection includes Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Black Hills...
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