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Amazon to Add 80,000 Workers for Holidays

Not to be bested by huge brick-and-mortar store operators like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will hire 80,000 workers for the ...
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Why Wall Street Still Won’t Buy Amazon

The initial public offering of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) should remind investors what a great business Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is. Both market cloud services and business-to-business products, and are huge e-commerce ...
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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Walmart’s Online Traffic Less Than Half Amazon’s

No matter how many times Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) retools and relaunches its Walmart.com sites, it cannot make up ground on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), at least not in total ...
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Barnes & Noble Shares Outperform Amazon

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) shares have outperformed Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) this year, and have done so by a wide margin. Either Wall Street has warmed to the ...
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Walmart Clears Out Summer Inventory

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has started to clear our summer inventory using e-commerce to augment what it is doing in its stores. By Labor Day, many items will have ...
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Barnes & Noble to Build Nook With Samsung

Barnes & Noble Inc.'s (NYSE: BKS) Nook could begin a resurrection after years of poundings by Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Kindle and the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad. The deeply trouble ...
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Amazon Phone’s Big Advantage? Customers

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) could release a new smartphone in the next few days that has been described as the first with a 3D screen, a Samsung Galaxy killer and ...
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Can Amazon Have A $25 Billion Holiday Quarter?

What would a huge holiday quarter look like for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)? Revenue of $25 billion. At that level Amazon would prove that its sales can continue to grow at ...
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Amazon’s Online Audience Crushes Walmart’s

If anyone wants to understand the advantage Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has over rivals who sell merchandise online, he only has to look at traffic data. Amazon has more than twice the ...
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How Can Amazon Push One More Tablet Product into the Market?

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) new Kindle Fire HDX has been described variously as a better tablet than the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad, as an evolution of the earlier Kindle ...
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Elmore Leonard: Dying Improves Book Sales

Supposedly the works of many great painters do not reach their peak value until the artists are dead. In the case of Elmore Leonard, who sold millions of books when he ...
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Jeff Bezos Proves Earnings Reports Don’t Count for Amazon

Wall Street's first reaction to the Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) earnings release was that its extraordinary revenue increase of 22% was as astonishingly great as it was unexpected. The second ...
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Mergers and Acquisitions: Walmart Buyout of Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS), like rival book company Borders before it, will not survive as a standalone company. That leaves its board and investors with the challenge of ...
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