DNA Test Kits One Of The Most Popular Holiday GiftsDNA testing kits were among Amazon’s bestsellers during last year’s holiday shopping season, and with popularity expected to keep growing, Dr. Heather Zierhut from the University of Minnesota advises consumers consider the variables before clicking buy.
Amazon Says New York City & Arlington Will Get HQ2This ends a yearlong search that generated interest from cities and towns across the country.
Amazon Drops $25 Minimum For Free ShippingAmazon is following Target and temporarily dropping the minimum amount shoppers need to spend to qualify for free shipping.
Amid Low Unemployment, More Incentives Offered To Seasonal WorkersAnalysts cite low unemployment as one reason why retailers are struggling to find employees, causing companies to add incentives for people looking to make some extra money this holiday season.
Amazon Increasing Wages For U.S. Workers To $15 An HourAmazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month.
Amazon Aims To Ship Full, Fresh Christmas Trees Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Amazon Becomes 2nd US Company To Reach $1 Trillion Market ValueAmazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple.
Amazon Prime Members To Get Curbside Pickup At Whole FoodsAmazon, known for bringing items to shoppers' homes, is adding a curbside pickup option at Whole Foods for Prime members.
Despite Early Glitches, Amazon Upbeat On Prime Day Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of cute canines delivering an apologetic message.
Where Do Most People Shop Online?Analysts estimate half of Americans live in a Prime household, half of consumer start their searches with Amazon, and the huge online retailer is expected to make up half of all online sales this year.
Prime Time: A Day Of Deals At Amazon -- And For RivalsAmazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. Shoppers will have plenty of sales to choose from as other retailers offer promotions to try to take a share of the spending.
With Toys 'R' Us Gone, Amazon Reportedly Creating Its Own Toy CatalogThe online marketplace is reportedly planning to publish their own giant toy catalog during the holiday season.