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Amazon Workers Planning Prime Day Strike

Nashville, TN (WKRN) - Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day. According to Bloomberg the 6 hour work stoppage will happen on July 15 at Shakopee, Minnesota. The workers want better pay and working conditions. But…

Amazon's DIY Tiny Homes

(CNN) - Some say "the bigger, the better." Clearly those folks haven't heard of the tiny house trend. Minimalistic living is on the rise and Amazon is jumping on board. The online retailer is selling tiny homes now. For…

Amazon Shutters Restaurant Delivery Service

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) - Amazon says it is getting out of the restaurant food delivery business. The company announced Tuesday it is shutting down 'Amazon Restaurants'. The online retailer launched the service in 2015 then expanded it to nearly…

Fedex To End Express Contract With Amazon

(CNN) - FedEx express is cutting some ties with Amazon. The company announced Friday it is not renewing its U.S. contract with the online retailer to transport its packages on FedEx planes. The shipping giant reports instead it will…

Amazon Starts One-Day Shipping For Some Products

(CNN) - On Monday, Amazon kicked off its free one-day shipping option for Prime members. Prime customers can already get free same-day shipping in some areas. But the online retailer says it now offers expanded free next-day delivery across…

Amazon Device Wants To Know Your Emotional State

(CNN) - Amazon wants you to express yourself. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is testing a wearable device that uses the sound of your voice to read how you're feeling. Some of the technology is patented; one patent application shows…

Amazon Expands Whole Foods Delivery

(CNN) - Amazon is expanding its grocery delivery service through Whole Foods Market. The online retail giant says starting Wednesday, Prime Members in 13 U.S. metro areas can use Prime now to order items from Whole Foods. Amazon says…

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns

(CNN) - Buy online, return in store. Not an easy process for Amazon purchases, until now. Kohl's brought Amazon into a small number of its stores almost two years ago. Tuesday, the department store announced it will accept Amazon…

Amazon Will No Longer Sell Chinese Goods In China

(CNN) - After 15 years, Amazon is shutting down its online store in China that allows shoppers to buy from local sellers. The company says starting July 18th, customers in the country will no longer be able to buy…

Amazon Hires Workers To Listen To Alexa Conversations

(CNN) - Amazon workers are all-ears... Literally. The company told CNN it hires people to listen to what users say to Alexa. Bloomberg said in a report that thousands of people do this as full-time employees and contractors all…