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Amazon Refreshes Lineup of Low-Cost Tablets, New Kids Model

Amazon Refreshes Lineup of Low-Cost Tablets, New Kids Model

May 21
Amazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, 7-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off the price of an 8-inch model.

5 Reasons Amazon is Experimenting with Physical Stores

5 Reasons Amazon is Experimenting with Physical Stores

By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 30
Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during which time it's opened a half-dozen bookstores that double as gadget emporia, a score of campus bookstores that don't sell books and a convenience store without cashiers.

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

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.

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