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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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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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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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Pat Loeb
September 06, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been exactly one year since online giant Amazon set off a national frenzy with the announcement it would build a second corporate headquarters in North America. Philadelphia is still in the running, but very few people know what's in its bid. You can visit a...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Lydia DePillis (CNN Money) -- Amazon has become America's second $1 trillion company. Amazon's total value passed $1 trillion on Tuesday, following Apple's ascent into 13-digit territory at the beginning of August. Amazon and Apple now make up more than 8% of the entire value of the S&P 500...
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Target opens a retail store in New York's East Village, New York, NY, July 24, 2018.
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August 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) -- Target rode a red hot U.S. economy and a revamped strategy to its best quarter in more than a decade. The company on Wednesday reported that sales at stores open for at least a year increased 6.5 percent, the fastest pace since 2005. "We're currently benefiting...
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Apple may soon have some company in the trillion dollar club. Jeff Bezo's Amazon is worth about $940 billion.
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August 13, 2018 - 5:10 pm
By Paul R. La Monica (CNN Money) — Apple may soon have some company in the trillion dollar club. Amazon is worth about $940 billion. Shares of Amazon popped 2 percent Monday to hit a new all-time high. The stock only needs to go up another 7 percent for the Jeff Bezos-led company to top a trillion...
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August 10, 2018 - 4:13 pm
Ahiza Garcia (CNN Money) -- It's an annoying, relatable story: You try accessing a website for something urgent like concert tickets or Black Friday deals, only to find yourself waiting for pages that load slowly, if at all. Companies hate this as much as you do. Hiccups and delays caused by an...
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