Tag: Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers.  The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or prescription refills, and have them delivered to their front door…

Like most Americans, Julie Buckles, the owner of Honest Dog Books in tiny Bayfield, Wis., has had to be flexible in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Overnight, we went from hosting music, literary discussions…

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. Bezos, the world’s richest person, said in an Instagram…

Wall Street traders betting against brick-and mortar retailers this holiday season are today’s Grinches. Instead of hoping for the best, they’re wagering sales will slump. It’s a practice known as short selling, where traders sell…

At the urging of a controversial team of advisers, the Trump administration is mulling proposals to privatize national park campgrounds and further commercialize the parks with expanded Wi-Fi service, food trucks and even Amazon deliveries…

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx is severing ties with Amazon as the online retailer builds out its own delivery fleet and becomes more of a threat. The decision by Fed-Ex also illustrates how e-commerce has…

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or…

On Thursday, the technology behemoth Amazon canceled its plans to build a new headquarters in New York City.  The decision robs the city of 25,000 potential jobs at a value of $2.5 billion a year…

 Failures by major retail outlets are adding up so quickly that it’s become hard to keep track, let alone distin­guish whether one has more meaning than another. The bankruptcy filing of Sears is nonetheless a…

News that Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos donated $10 million to a super PAC, leaves us cold. First, it doesn’t seem right anyone should have that much disposable income. Second, those with deep pockets have politicians…