Nov 13, 2018 - New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.’s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.
Apr 14, 2017 - The retailer will begin offering discounts on online items picked up from stores, piggybacking on its existing infrastructure.
Apr 13, 2017 - Squeezed by competitors and an activist investor, co-founder John Mackey is being forced to try conventional grocery-store pricing and other supermarket tactics to reverse his company’s flagging fortunes.
Nov 13, 2018 - Walmart is rolling out a new system for scheduling its more than 1 million U.S. store workers, as the country’s largest private employer aims to hold down labor costs while offering more stable schedules to attract workers.
Feb 23, 2019 - The Trump administration is demanding supporting evidence in many more applications for coveted H-1B visas for high-skilled foreign workers, and denying more petitions.
Nov 13, 2018 - Amazon announced New York City and Northern Virginia would be the homes for the company’s second and third headquarters, ending a more than yearlong public contest that started with 238 candidates and ended with a split of its so-called HQ2.
Apr 24, 2017 - A reckoning is coming for brick-and-mortar retailers, whose survival depends on learning more of the data-driven, tech-powered ways of their internet competitors.
Apr 20, 2017 - Wal-Mart’s fight to defend its low-cost reputation is helping to extend the longest food-price decline in decades.
Apr 12, 2017 - In a letter shareholders Wednesday, Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos stressed the importance of putting customers first and keeping a startup mentality.
Oct 08, 2018 - Amazon’s Echo device and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Home can handle a growing array of tasks. They are also freaking people out, seeming to drop into conversations uninvited or turning on other gadgets at random; ‘things happen.’