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Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders; 5,900 of those in Texas

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders...

No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is aiming to kill the supermarket checkout line.The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, the latest...

Blue Apron may put company up for sale; to close Arlington facility, cutting 240 jobs

Blue Apron, the online seller of meal kits, said it may put itself up for sale.The struggling company, which pioneered the meal-kit craze in...

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight...

Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend’s brother for defamation

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Sanchez, the brother of Jeff Bezos's girlfriend, is suing the Amazon founder for defamation, alleging that Bezos and his...

Amazon is big – really, really big; workforce hits 500K

NEW YORK (AP) — Need more proof that Amazon is big? It came this week.Amazon's U.S. workforce topped 500,000 for the first time, up...

Where’s my Amazon package? It may be late

NEW YORK (AP) — It's just a week into the holiday shopping season, and Amazon is already having trouble getting packages to shoppers' doorsteps...

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the...

Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores, including in North Texas

NEW YORK (AP) — Online shoe brand Allbirds plans to more than double its store count next year, hoping to reach shoppers who want...

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree.The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming...

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