Amazon Turns 25: How Big And Powerful Is The Retail Giant? A Look At The Company By The Numbers

Posted in International Business Times, July 07, 2019 E-commerce powerhouse Amazon (AMZN) is the largest online retailer in the world. The Seattle-based company on Friday celebrated its 25th birthday and has had an interesting rise to the top. Who founded Amazon and how did the company get its start? Amazon was founded on June 5, […]

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The Amazon Effect on the U.S. Economy

Originally Published in Investopedia, April 26, 2019 https://www.investopedia.com/insights/amazon-effect-us-economy/ Amazon.com (AMZN) is everywhere. By disrupting the way people shop, Amazon has created economic ripple effects that go far beyond the customer’s wallet to, directly and indirectly, impact economic activity, whether that impact is inflation, jobs or investment. Currently, Amazon is looking to expand its presence by […]

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Amazon Go opens for the first time in New York. And the cashier-free store will accept cash

Originally Published in Cnbc on May 7 2019 Amazon is opening up its twelfth cashier-less convenience store location in the U.S. Amazon Go opens to the public at Brookfield Place in downtown New York on Tuesday. The cashier-free store will also start accepting cash, Amazon said, after the company faced some backlash over “discrimination” concerns. […]

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TACCINW / Olcer: Turkish companies should not be afraid of the US market

Turkish American Chamber of Commerce & Industry Northwest (TACCINW) President Kurt Gokhan Olcer said that one of the most important factors for the growth of Turkey’s economy is to boost exports to the United States. Olcer said: “By taking concrete steps, Turkey’s exports to the United States can triple in five years.” Olcer underlined that […]

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Amazon Cracks Down On Third-Party Sellers

By Evan Schuman Originally Published in Computer World, September 12, 2016 http://www.computerworld.com/article/3118246/retail-it/amazons-crackdown-on-third-party-sellers-is-the-right-approach.html Credit: REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo   In trying to be the world’s largest e-tailer by offering almost anything, Amazon has attracted a dedicated group of thieves and resellers trying to slip through the holes in Amazon’s bureaucracy. Amazon is now making a good-faith effort […]

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