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Reported Serial Killer Book Removed from Amazon Amid Outrage

CORPORATE | Feb 25
A book reportedly written by a Canadian serial killer was removed Monday from Amazon's website a day after being put on sale online following protests by British Columbia authorities.

Amazon: Cyber Monday Shoppers Ordered 23M Items from Sellers

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Jan 8
The largest U.S. retailer said Tuesday that customers ordered more than 23 million items from its sellers on Cyber Monday, the popular online shopping day after Thanksgiving. That was up 40 percent from the previous year.

Amazon Gives Income from Anti-Islam Group's Song to Refugees

CORPORATE | By Kirsten Grieshaber | Jan 4
Online retailer Amazon has pledged to donate its share of revenues from the sale of a song by the anti-Islam group PEGIDA to refugees, undermining the cause of the far-right movement.

Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Signaling Shift in Retail Jobs

CORPORATE | Oct 21
Amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year that reveals a shift in the way we shop.

Amazon Introduces 'Make an Offer' Service

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Dec 10
For the first time, the largest U.S. online retailer is letting some third-party sellers offer an option where interested buyers can make an offer on an item lower than the listed price.

'Transparent' :: The Transformation of Jeffrey Tambor

TELEVISION | By Tim Parks | Oct 5
Usually when you hear the term "character actor" bandied about, it is often in the context of, "You know, it's that one guy... What is his name? He was on that TV show."

Poster Print of Nazi Concentration Camp Sold Online, Retail Giants Apologize

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Jul 10
Walmart, Sears and Amazon came under fire last week when it was discovered that all three retail giants were selling a poster print featuring the chilling image of the gates a Nazi death camp as a decorative home accessory.

Amazon Launches Firephone

CORPORATE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jun 22
Following in the footsteps of its Kindle Fire tablets and Fire TV streaming device, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to the stage in Seattle to announce the Fire Phone, Amazon’s first smartphone.

"Guide for the Modern Bear"

Nov 2
"Guide for the Modern Bear" is a fun, wholesome, and hip travel guide focused on the bear lifestyle and modernist community in fourteen cities across the USA and Europe.

In Gay Marriage Fight, Some Brands Take a Stand

CORPORATE | By Patrick Condon and Rachel La Corte | Jul 30
A number of businesses, including Amazon.com and Chick-fil-A, have drawn the line in the stand as where they stand on gay rights issues.

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