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    Amazon Prime Day Likely Put Off Until August 2020

    Amazon Prime Day Likely Put Off Until August 2020

    Amazon is reportedly delaying Prime Day 2020 until August in the wake of COVID-19. The sale has likely been postponed due to the difficulty of managing Prime Day sales volumes while distribution centers are already handling record numbers of o...

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    'Prime Now' Same-Day Grocery Delivery Now More Widely Available in London and Barcelona

    'Prime Now' Same-Day Grocery Delivery Now More Widely Available in London and Barcelona

    Amazon has partnered with Morrisons to offer same-day food delivery service to Prime Now customers in London and nine other UK cities (including Edinburgh, Cardiff and Bristol) by the end of May. This follows a highly successful trial run of same-day delivery from Morrisons stores in select areas of London. The new same-day delivery area includes 90% of London postcodes, so while a few residents may still be unable t...

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    One-on-one with Amazon's Chief of Health and Safety

    One-on-one with Amazon's Chief of Health and Safety

    Amazon's vice president for global health and security, Heather MacDougall, spoke to Business Insider concerning the ongoing pandemic. She outlined Amazon's proactive response towards COVID 19, with an emphasis on securing the health of its workers and associates alike. Heather said the tech giant is spearheading efforts to combat the spread of the contagion. That includes crafting new measures and technologies as well as tracking new infections. The firm will also liaise with peers in the industry to provide civic education. Above all, she said Amazon would look to resolve issues affecting the global supply chain in partnership with relevant stakeholders. Here are the key takeaways from that exc...

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    Amazon's Prime Subscriptions Surge amid COVID-19

    Amazon's Prime Subscriptions Surge amid COVID-19

    On March 1, 2020, Quartz reported that Tech giant Amazon's Prime Subscriptions turnover rose 28% in the first quarter. Compared to a year ago, that is a massive revenue increment. Due to the ongoing shelter-in-place orders on the backdrop of COVID-19, most people across th...

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    Amazon Announces an End to Unlimited Time Off Policy

    Amazon Announces an End to Unlimited Time Off Policy

    Amazon’s unlimited time off policy will end starting Friday. Employees who will choose to stay at home owing to COVID-19 concerns will consequently be required to apply for a leave of absence. Amazon has been offering unlimited time off to help employees c...

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    Amazon’s French Warehouses to Stay Closed until 5th May

    Amazon’s French Warehouses to Stay Closed until 5th May

    Amazon announced on Monday that its warehouses in France will remain closed until 5th May. Amazon closed the warehouses on 16th April after a court limited the company’s deliveries to essentials: food, medical, and hygiene products only. The court also imposed fi...

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    Trump threatens USPS loan over Amazon rates

    Trump threatens USPS loan over Amazon rates

    President Trump has threatened to cut off federal aid to the U.S. Postal Service if it does not raise shipping rates for online merchants, such as Amazon. “The postal service is a joke…, end every time they bring a package, they lose money on it,” Trump told reporters in a press release. The postal service has expressed c...

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    Amazon Pledges £250k Donation to Support Independent Booksellers

    Amazon Pledges £250k Donation to Support Independent Booksellers

    Amazon has been revealed as the mystery donor of £250,000 to a charity campaign set up to support independent booksellers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The donation pledge was made to The Book Trade Charity (BTBS), which sponsored the crowd-funding campaign. Amazon’s donation is almost twice the amoun...

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    Amazon Loses Bid to Resume Selling Non-Essential Goods in France

    Amazon Loses Bid to Resume Selling Non-Essential Goods in France

    After a French court’s ruling restricting Amazon deliveries into the country amid coronavirus fears, the online retailer's subsequent move to appeal has suffered a stopping blow. According to the Reuters News Agency, a judge this Friday upheld the ruling in favor of French workers union...

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    Amazon’s Advertising Business Projected to Slow Down

    Amazon’s Advertising Business Projected to Slow Down

    Amazon’s stocks have been performing well amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The AMZN listing recently hit an all-time high following an uptick in the company’s cloud and e-commerce businesses. Its advertising business, however, is expected to slow down. James Lee, an analyst at Mizuho, projects that Amazon’s ad business growth will fall to 28% from an earlier estimat...

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