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Not to be bested by the likes of Walmart and Macy, Amazon.com will hire 80,000 workers for the holiday season.
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Wall Street is still anxious about what it sees as relentless and reckless risk-taking by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.
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Amazon.com introduced five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire tablets but without much fuss.
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Macy's is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com. Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service.
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No matter how many times Walmart retools and relaunches its Walmart.com sites, it cannot make up ground on Amazon.com, at least not in total traffic.
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Barnes & Noble shares have outperformed Amazon.com's this year, and have done so by a wide margin.
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Source: courtesy of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.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...
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Barnes & Noble's Nook could begin a resurrection after years of poundings by Amazon.com's Kindle and the Apple iPad. The deeply trouble book retailer will produce co-branded Nook models with...
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Amazon.com 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 its answer to the iPhone 6.
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Source: ThinkstockWhat 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 an...
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Source: ThinkstockIf 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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Source: ThinkstockAmazon.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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Source: ThinkstockSupposedly 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 was alive, a...
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Source: ThinkstockWall 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...
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Source: ThinkstockBarnes & 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 where...
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