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  • Alibaba Offers International Financing Options With Alibaba Cross-Border Payment Terms

    Alibaba has just introduced Alibaba Cross-Border Payment Terms, a financing solution for American SMEs that will allow smaller sellers to order items in bulk without having to pay for them for up to 60 days. This marks the first time a B2B ecommerce website has offered international financing directly through the platform itself. The company says that they developed this feature to provide more options for SMEs who might struggle to secure the same favourable financing terms as large busine

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    Amazon Secures Record Low 0.4% Interest in $10 Billion Debt Sale

    Amazon has just announced that it has acquired $10 billion in new debts to be used for general corporate expenditures. This debt consists of six tranches ranging from $1 billion to $2.5 billion each, with maturities lasting up to 50 years. One of the $1 billion tranches was oversubscribed and was thus able to be sold at an unprecedented 0.4% interest rate. The rest sold at rates between 0.8% and 2.5%, which is still relatively little interest for a company to pay at this time. Analysts cred

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    Nearly One Million Disappointed Shoppers Have Now Left Amazon Reviews

    Amazon has experienced an unusual surge of negative reviews in the past 30 days. While last year saw 95% of customers leaving positive reviews, that number dipped slightly to 93% in mid-March and has now dropped even further to just 83%. The number of negative reviews now totals 945,000, and the majority of the new additions cite problems with shipping delays and packages that never arrived. This spike in dissatisfied customers has not been confined to any individual product categories or e

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    Amazon Prepares to Purchase Self-Driving Car Developer Zoox

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is currently in late-stage talks to buy the self-driving car company Zoox. It is not yet clear how much Amazon will pay to acquire the company, but it will reportedly be less than the $3.2 billion in funding that the start-up received in 2018. This new deal would be one among Amazon's many investments in self-driving car companies, including its 2019 funding contribution to Aurora Innovations Inc; it is commonly speculated that Amazon seeks to use sel

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    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Invests in Digital Freight Forwarding Startup Beacon

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos was one of several contributors who recently participated in British digital freight forwarder Beacon's Series A fundraising. Other past investors include Uber founders Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick as well as Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Beacon raised a total of $15 million from various sources during this round of funding; the money is currently earmarked for hiring new talent, developing new technology and expanding the startup's market reach. The company believes that this

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