AMAZON SAID TO SPEND $500 MILLION ON HOLIDAY BONUSES FOR EMPLOYEES

E-retail giant Amazon will pay the employees who pack and deliver its goods a one-time bonus of up to $300, extra compensation that comes as the company faces a union drive and criticism from others for rolling back pandemic hazard…

AMAZON EXPANDS PUSH INTO HEALTH CARE WITH ONLINE PHARMACY

Amazon.com Inc. unveiled its biggest push into selling prescription drugs with the launch of a digital pharmacy and discounts for paying U.S. Prime members that sent shock waves through shares of drugstore chains and distributors. The e-commerce giant on Tuesday…

AMAZON LAUNCHES STEP PROGRAM TO AID 7 LAKH SELLERS IN INDIA

Amazon India on Monday announced that it has launched a new STEP program on Amazon India’s website for sellers in the country. Aiming to help about 700,000 sellers accelerate their growth in the marketplace. Amazon said that STEP simplifies the…

AMAZON ALEXA CAN RESPOND TO FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS

Amazon Alexa is becoming smarter and is coming with an added capability to guess. Amazon Alexa will now start replying to your queries with follow-up questions suggesting related actions that you may want to take up. Alexa will infer the…

AMAZON ANNOUNCES KIDS CARNIVAL: DON’T MISS THE TOP DEALS ON AMAZON DEVICES

Amazon India announced the Kids Carnival. The festive sale began today and it will go on until November 18. During this time, the e-retailer will offer up to 50% off on items across various categories. In addition to that customers…

AMAZON WEB SERIES TO SPEND $2.8 BILLION ON DATA CENTERS IN INDIA

Amazon Web Services, the top seller of cloud-computing services, is investing 207.6 billion rupees ($2.8 billion) to set up multiple data centers in the southern Indian state of Telangana, K.T. Rama Rao, state’s minister for information technology said in a…

AMAZON INDIA PARTNERS WITH HP GAS TO BOOK, MAKE PAYMENT FOR LPG CYLINDERS

Amazon India has a partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited on Wednesday. With this partnership, Amazon customers in India will be able to book and pay for their HP gas cylinder refills. How to book the cylinder on Amazon app…

AMAZON TELLS INDIA REGULATOR ITS PARTNER FUTURE RETAIL IS MISLEADING PUBLIC

Amazon.com Inc has complained to India’s market regulator that its local partner Future Retail Ltd misled shareholders by incorrectly saying it was complying with its contractual obligations to the U.S. e-commerce giant, a letter seen by Reuters shows. Amazon is…

AMAZON TO HIRE 100,000 SEASONAL EMPLOYEES FOR HOLIDAY RUSH

Amazon.com Inc. says it will hire 100,000 people to help meet holiday shopping season demand, half the total of last year after the company dramatically boosted staffing during the pandemic. These new seasonal employees will help pick, pack, and ship…

AMAZON PAY ICICI BANK CREDIT CARD CROSSES 1 MILLION MILESTONE

Amazon Pay and ICICI Bank on Wednesday announced that the bank has issued about 1.4 million Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit cards. The credit card has become fastest in the country to crossed the 1 million milestones in less than…