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Amazon has been forced into a spectacular backflip on a move that sparked outrage earlier this year — and it’s great news for shoppers.

Article shared from News.com.au. Written by Frank Chung for News.com.au. Amazon has caved in to customer complaints, backflipping on its controversial decision to stop shipping to Australia from its US store. Earlier this year, Amazon announced it was introducing the change from July 1 in response to the Federal Government’s online GST changes, prompting a […]

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Amazon’s threat in Australia: Are retailers downplaying its impact this Christmas?

Article shared from ABC. Written by Nassim Khadem for ABC. A survey of some the nation’s leading retailers shows most of them are not worried about the Amazon threat, are expecting to boost online sales during Christmas and plan to offer customers strong discounts on Boxing Day. Deloitte’s 2018 Retailers’ Christmas Survey found that 83 […]

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How Amazon Landed up to $2 billion in Subsidies for its New Headquarters

Amazon has recently just announced the location for its new HQ2. The company plans to expand into Long Island City, Queens, and Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. With the new sites released, questions are being asked as to what the deals will mean for the chosen cities, the scope of the agreement, and how Amazon […]

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How Big is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One chart

Article shared from NPR. Written by Alina Selyukh for NPR. Since its creation in 1994, Amazon has grown far beyond books. It has become almost synonymous with online shopping, while building a large physical footprint of warehouses and stores, a workforce of more than 600,000 people and a cloud business used extensively by the U.S. government, among […]

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