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Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Signaling Shift in Retail Jobs

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

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 and Chick-fil-A, have drawn the line in the stand as where they stand on gay rights issues.

Amazon Founder & Wife Double $$ to Support Wash. State Marriage

WORKPLACE | Jul 27 founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

Bad gifts may be history with Amazon’s idea

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 31
For some, it’s the red reindeer Christmas sweater. For others, it’s the diamond-encrusted dreidel. Whatever your worst gift nightmare might be, Amazon may soon give you a reason to cheer.

Amazon to allow gifting of Kindle e-books

PERSONAL TECH | Nov 22 Inc. has begun allowing customers to give its Kindle e-books to others.

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