Jeff Bezos’ 2019 Amazon Shareholder Letter Light on Insights – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ 2019 letter to shareholders is out today, but it doesn’t offer much insight into the company that’s playing a pivotal role in consumers’ access to essential goods in the wake of ....

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Amazon Warehouses in France to Close Following Court Order – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

As warehouse worker-turned-advocate Chris Smalls calls on Amazon to shut down its U.S. warehouses, reports emerged today that a court order is forcing the ecommerce giant to close all six of its warehouses in France ....

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How Walkouts at Amazon Mirror Retail Strikes Through History – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

For its part, Amazon says it is taking “extreme measures” to keep workers—whom it calls “heroes”—safe. But the retail employees who still go out into the public to pack and ship orders say those measures ....

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Ex-Amazon Employee on Organizing a Walkout and What’s Next – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

Chris Smalls, who is perhaps best known as the guy Amazon fired after organizing a walkout—or, worse, the employee Amazon general counsel David Zapolsky called “not smart or articulate” in a leaked memo—arguably already has ....

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Amazon Will Hire 75,000 Additional Temporary Workers – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

Amazon is hiring an additional 75,000 temporary employees on top of the 100,000 full- and part-time workers it has added at its fulfillment centers and delivery network in the past month. The ecommerce giant announced ....

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Delays Aside, Coronavirus Unlikely to Hurt Delivery Services – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

The unofficial motto of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reads, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” It may be time ....

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Amazon Taught Us We Can Have Anything in a Few Hours. Coronavirus Is Changing That – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

Amazon has grown to dominate ecommerce in part by whittling its delivery windows down to unprecedented timeframes. As a result, 150 million Prime members have extraordinarily high expectations not only for what they can order, ....

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Jeff Bezos Tells Employees—and the World—He’s Wholly Focused on COVID-19 – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

On Saturday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos posted a letter to employees, calling the coronavirus pandemic “a time of great stress and uncertainty,” but noting Amazon’s efforts to bring food and supplies to consumers with limited shopping ....

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Amazon Employees Say Company Should Do More to Protect Them – Tempemail-Tempemail Zone

After Amazon confirmed an employee at a fulfillment center in New York City is the first hourly employee to test positive for coronavirus, warehouse workers say the ecommerce giant is not doing enough to protect ....

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