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Amazon preparing for Christmas rush with 1,000 seasonal hires

The e-commerce giant is beefing up its operations in anticipation of an online-heavy holiday season.

Meet the Aussie e-commerce aggregator that aims to be a unicorn in 18 months

The online marketplace boom has given rise to a new type of retail business, the e-commerce aggregator. And Una Brands i...

Amazon developing new point-of-sale system to attract small businesses

The move will allow Amazon to compete with Canada's Shopify and US payments giant PayPal.

Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

That’s equal to more than a third of Google’s headcount as of June 30, and close to all of Facebook’s.
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Amazon Flex comes under fire for “poor working conditions”

“[Amazon] has created an atmosphere of fear,” one driver told the ABC.

“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

The move would represent the retailer’s biggest bet on bricks-and-mortar to date. And it would come at a time when some ...

Amazon to test department stores in offline expansion

Department stores' share of the US retail market is at a record low, but Amazon sees an opportunity.

Amazon Australia offers payment for staff to get vaccinated

A $140 special payment will to go eligible staff who get vaccinated.

Amazon sales growth slows in tame start to Jassy’s tenure as CEO

Amazon expects sales growth to slow in the next few quarters as customers venture more outside the home.

Retail appointments for the week

Oroton names new CEO; Catch promotes chief commercial officer to newly created role; Amazon names Tesco veteran to run i...

Marketplaces face probe as ACCC continues to review digital platforms

Amazon, Catch, Ebay and Kogan are under the regulatory spotlight as the ACCC continues its five-year investigation into ...

Amazon says US FTC should take new chair off its cases

Amazon said in its filing that it was requesting Khan's recusal from all matters related to Amazon because of her previo...

India to expedite Amazon, Flipkart antitrust probe

India's antitrust watchdog plans to expedite a restarted probe into allegations of anti-competitive behaviour at Amazon....

Amazon launches Pharmacy subscription offer in US

Customers can pay as low as $1 per month for select medications, including drugs to treat diabetes and blood pressure, a...

Why Amazon, Rent the Runway, Etsy are betting on resale

In a world drowning in new brands, buying vintage or resale is the best option to find something truly special.

Amazon launches resale platform in Australia

Amazon Australia is getting into resale with the local launch of Amazon Warehouse – the online giant’s storefront for pr...

Amazon, Facebook targeted by historic G7 deal

Hundreds of billions of dollars could flow into cash-strapped governments by a minimum global corporate tax rate.

Retails news around the globe

Clinique Laboratories to roll out globally; Walmart to roll out Gap Home; Amazon to acquire MGM for $8.45bn; and more.

Amazon buys up MGM, announces new CEO’s start date

The deal aims to bolster Amazon's television-focused studio with new and historic filmmaking from MGM, which has snapped...

Retail news around the globe

Under Armour flagship store launches in Dubai Mall Village; Macy’s rolls out new Herald Square flagship store vision; Se...
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