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Amazon profit up 68 pct; outlook scares investors

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit surged 68 percent, showing that consumers are even more comfortable opening their wallets to the online retailer as the economy slowly improves. But investors ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Business
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Amazon strikes twin electronic book deals: WSJ

Amazon.com is letting two more major publishers raise prices of electronic books for Kindle readers in deals struck just days before Apple releases rival iPad computer tablets, the Wall Street Journal reported.

dateApr 01, 2010 in Business
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Amazon offers new royalty program for Kindle books

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will begin offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers a bigger cut of book sales on its Kindle e-reader - but with strings attached aimed at keeping prices down for consumers.

dateJan 20, 2010 in Internet
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