ARTICLES RELATING TO AMAZON

Bezos sells $2bn of Amazon stock after 4% stake transfer

2019-08-02 13:33

MacKenzie Bezos is officially Amazon.com’s second-largest individual shareholder.

What SA can learn about business confidence from the global tech giants

2019-07-15 18:08

SA can learn something about building business confidence from the tech giants like Google and Amazon, says Grant Sieff.

MacKenzie Bezos gets ready for a R540bn stake in Amazon

2019-07-06 12:59

MacKenzie Bezos will walk away from her marriage to Jeff Bezos with a R540bn stake in technology company Amazon.

WATCH: Private aerospace company Blue Origin unveils its new moon lander

2019-06-10 12:19

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company Blue Origin has unveiled its new moon lander called the Blue Moon.

Amazon brings shows to life to stand out in streaming space

2019-06-07 13:34

Amazon Studios is turning its shows into can't miss events, focusing on creating show-based experiences to stay top-of-mind, a strategy many streaming companies have taken, creating multi-million dollar exhibits.

OPINION: Sorry, Amazon. Kim Kardashian is now a store

2019-06-01 10:32

Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted.

WATCH: Amazon makes major $575m investment in Deliveroo

2019-05-20 17:15

Amazon has invested in a $575m funding round for the London-based food delivery platform, Deliveroo, entering the e-commerce giant into a crowded market of competitors like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Seamless.

WATCH: Amazon looks to its own employees for new delivery drivers

2019-05-15 06:53

Amazon launches a new program offering employees up to $10 000 to cover startup costs and the equivalent of three months salary to leave the company and start small package delivery businesses.

Robots edge closer to unloading trucks in Amazon-era milestone

2019-05-06 05:30

As FedEx and United Parcel Service beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks.

Africa's Amazon set for New York IPO as online retail grows

2019-04-11 09:40

When Christophe Fofana, a 29-year-old taxi driver and student in Ivory Coast, needed a birthday present for his daughter last year, he did something he hadn’t done before. He went shopping online.

 

John Krasinski is back as Jack Ryan in thrilling teaser for second season

2019-07-30 09:01

The teaser for the highly-anticipated second season of the fan-favourite Amazon Original Series, 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' has been released.

WATCH: Amazon to retrain a third of employees in $700m 'upskilling' effort

2019-07-13 19:00

The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years.

Google speeds up shift of hardware production away from China

2019-06-12 15:19

Alphabet’s Google is moving some production of Nest thermostats and server hardware out of China, avoiding punitive US tariffs and an increasingly hostile government in Beijing, according to people familiar with the matter.

A guide to the US antitrust case against Facebook, Google

2019-06-08 17:00

In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google.

Google, Facebook and Apple fall amid antitrust scrutiny

2019-06-04 05:05

Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants.

Amazon facial recognition shareholder proposals are voted down

2019-05-23 06:02

Shareholders also voted down a proposal submitted by employees that called on the company to detail its strategy for coping with climate change.

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

Amazon hit by extensive fraud as hackers siphoned merchant funds

2019-05-08 19:44

Amazon.com has been hit by an "extensive" fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year.

WATCH: Amazon soars past expectations in Q1 earnings

2019-04-26 20:29

Amazon also posted $59.7 billion in revenue for Q1, which was on par with investor expectations and is up 17% from the $51.04 billion predicted a year ago.

WATCH: Why rival retailers are embracing Amazon

2019-04-10 21:40

From Nike to Lands' End, major brands are distributing clothing and accessories directly through Amazon but the risk in this relationship, according to interviews with analysts, comes if Amazon uses real-time data from customer insights.

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