Robots and Humans Team Up at Amazon by JEAN YVES CHAINON and KAITLYN MULLIN


By JEAN YVES CHAINON and KAITLYN MULLIN

Amazon’s warehouses, which now employ more than 125,000 people across the United States, are being outfitted with the latest in robots and tech, but not at the expense of human jobs.

Published: September 9, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Amazon’s Jobs Fair Sends Clear Message: Now Hiring Thousands by NOAM SCHEIBER and NICK WINGFIELD


By NOAM SCHEIBER and NICK WINGFIELD

Amazon’s nationwide jobs fair on Wednesday offered a vivid illustration of its ascendance and seemingly insatiable need for workers to fuel its growth.

Published: August 1, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Amazon Profits Fall Far Short of Expectations, but Investors Shrug by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

Wall Street would probably have pummeled any other retailer that turned in the kind of performance Amazon reported Thursday: profits that were less than a third of what analysts had expected.

Published: July 26, 2017 at 02:00PM

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In Whole Foods, Bezos Gets a Sustainably Sourced Guinea Pig by FARHAD MANJOO


By FARHAD MANJOO

By purchasing the upscale chain, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief, has a chance to tinker with how people buy groceries — and map the future of the physical store.

Published: June 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Amazon Wants to Crush Your Store With Its Technology Might by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate.

Published: March 24, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: More Fake Retail Apps Means More Users Are at Risk by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

Consumers may be deceived into entering their credit card numbers into counterfeit applications, often disguised as bona fide programs.

Published: November 6, 2016 at 02:00PM

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