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Common Sense: Why Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Should Worry Amazon Investors

Supported by Common Sense Why Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Should Worry Amazon Investors ImageJeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, at last year’s Vanity Fair Oscar party. Their impending divorce raises questions about the future of their roughly $ 140 billion stake in Amazon.CreditCreditDanny Moloshok/Reuters By James B. Stewart Jan. 18, 2019 Jeff Bezos and his wife, […]

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India Curbs Power of Amazon and Walmart to Sell Products Online

Supported by India Curbs Power of Amazon and Walmart to Sell Products Online ImagePrime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration has turned protectionist. Protesters demonstrated in New Delhi this year when the American retailer Walmart bought a majority stake in the Indian e-commerce retailer Flipkart.CreditCreditSaumya Khandelwal/Reuters By Vindu Goel Dec. 26, 2018 The Indian government dealt a […]

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Amazon Fire Deals: Tablets, TVs, and TV controllers in stock and ready to ship

Last-minute shoppers, and anyone looking for good deals on Amazon Fire products, are in luck. There’s still time to order Fire Tablets including Kids Editions, Fire TVs, and Fire streaming media players, Fire digital video recorders, and Alexa-voice-compatible Fire remote controls in time for Christmas delivery. We’ve found the best discounts on Amazon Fire devices […]

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Amazon scouted airport locations for its cashier-free Amazon Go stores

Amazon’s ambitious plans to expand the number of cashier-free Amazon Go stores may include opening locations at major airports, Reuters reports. Representatives from two California airports told Reuters of emails and conversations in June with Amazon personnel exploring potential interest in Amazon Go stores in their terminals. Since those initial contacts, however, the process has […]

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An HR exec who's worked at Facebook and Amazon says no one should become a manager without taking a key step

Courtesy of Bharath Jayaraman“You hire adults, you treat them like adults,” said Bharath Jayaraman, pictured. Before making someone a boss, allow them to have some management experience, so they know what they’re getting into. That’s advice from Bharath Jayaraman, vice president of people at Paxos and a former HR exec at Facebook and Amazon. Jayaraman […]