Amazon Pulls Skin-Lightening Products After Twin Cities Activist Groups Voice ConcernsAmazon has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous levels of mercury off its website after Twin Cities public health and environmental activists raised concerns.
Striking Workers Reach Agreement With Eagan Amazon Over Parking ConditionsApproximately 80 employees of an Amazon warehouse in Eagan walked out of work Thursday morning to protest parking conditions.
Amazon Workers Protest Conditions Amid Prime DayLabor leaders are using Prime Day to call attention to conditions in the Amazon warehouses by going on strike. Protesters have been marching since 2 p.m. Monday.
Amazon Warehouse Workers Push For Higher Wages In 'Prime Day' ProtestMonday is the start of Prime Day, the two-day holiday the online retail giant Amazon manufactured to get people to buy things over the summer months.
Shakopee Amazon Warehouse Workers To Strike On 'Prime Day'About 100 workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee will protest on Monday. Employees will sit out for six hours on one of the company's most demanding days.
Amazon Warehouse Workers In Shakopee To Strike On 'Prime Day'Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee are planning to go on strike during “Prime Day” later this month.
New Shock Bracelet Claims To Zap Bad Eating HabitsIf you’re having trouble resisting those greasy fast food burgers, there’s a new bracelet that claims to help you give up those habits – with a little electric shock.
Target Expands Same-Day DeliveryTarget is keeping pace with Walmart and Amazon in the delivery wars.
3 Muslim Amazon Workers In Minnesota File Discrimination ComplaintThey allege Somali and East African employees were denied promotions and training that went to white workers and were assigned more difficult tasks, such as packing heavy items.
Workers Stage Rally At Amazon Warehouse In ShakopeeAmazon's fulfillment center in Shakopee employs more than 1,500 workers. The online retail giant estimates that about 30 percent of the workers there are East African.
Amazon CEO Giving $2.5M To Minneapolis Homeless NonprofitBillionaire Jeff Bezos has pledged $2.5 million to a Minneapolis nonprofit that helps the homeless.
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.