Amazon shares rocketed higher Thursday after the online giant surprised the market by swinging to profit in the second quarter amid surging sales.
I've been playing with one of Amazon's newest gadgets, the Echo, which is part Bluetooth speaker and part Siri. I believe we're all going to have something like this in our homes in the future.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the giant online retailer in China, hoped to replicate its success with a U.S. online shopping site and, thus, take a crack at Amazon.com Inc. and others.
Amazon turns 20 on Thursday. Here's a timeline of 20 investment bets Amazon made in the past 20 years:
Amazon has come a long way from selling books out of a Seattle garage.
Amazon aimed for Christmas in July with its much-hyped "Prime Day" sale. But some shoppers found a lump of coal instead.
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Authors and booksellers are urging US antitrust officials to investigate whether online retail titan Amazon is abusing its considerable power to the detriment of readers, following a similar move in Europe.
Jet.com, a well-funded US startup which aims to shake up online retailing with new ways to cut prices, is set for launch next week, its chief executive said.
It has officially been nearly two decades since shoppers of the world were introduced to the idea of buying books online.