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Arkansas Bill Aimed at Forcing Amazon to Collect Sales Taxes

Arkansas Bill Aimed at Forcing Amazon to Collect Sales Taxes

By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 5
Forcing Amazon and other e-commerce companies to collect Arkansas sales taxes could generate up to $100 million annually in extra revenue, a senator said Wednesday.

Amazon Plans to Hire 100,000 Over the Next 18 Months

Amazon Plans to Hire 100,000 Over the Next 18 Months

By Mae Anderson | Jan 16
Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans.

Amazon Courts Food Shoppers

By Mae Anderson | Oct 29
Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving - its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping.

Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Arrives on Fire Tablets

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 29
Amazon's Fire tablets have gotten the Alexa voice assistant. The previously announced feature started rolling out to customers Wednesday.

Amazon Adds Audiobooks, Audible Channels to Prime Perks

Sep 15
Listen up. Amazon is adding free audiobooks and a digital audio service called Audible Channels to the ever-growing list of perks for members of its Prime loyalty program.

Amazon Starts Car Research and Review Site

By Mae Anderson | Aug 29
Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars.

Amazon's 2nd Prime Day Orders Breezed Past First-Year Totals

By Mae Anderson | Jul 15
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year's inaugural showing. It says sales of Amazon's own electronic devices were particularly strong.

Behind Amazon's Plan to Expand Private-Label Products

Behind Amazon's Plan to Expand Private-Label Products

May 21
You'll soon be able to buy Amazon generic items including nuts, coffee and baby food.

Wal-Mart Sharpens Amazon Attack with 2-Day Delivery Service

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 14
Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack on Amazon.com. The world's largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program to two days from three, and it's cutting a dollar off the membership price.

How Amazon Convinced You to Pay Up for Shopping

By Mae Anderson | Apr 30
Amazon is clearly entering its Prime. Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee to shop.

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