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Amazon to acquire self-driving firm Zoox for over $1bn: Report

Amazon to acquire self-driving firm Zoox for over $1bn: Report

🕔12:02, 26.Jun 2020

San Francisco, June 26 Amazon is set to spend over $1 billion to acquire self-driving car startup Zoox, The Information reported. The deal could be officially announced as early as Friday. The news comes after The Wall Street Journal said in

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Amazon launches $2bn fund to invest in climate change mitigation

Amazon launches $2bn fund to invest in climate change mitigation

🕔12:09, 24.Jun 2020

San Francisco, June 24  Amazon has announced a $2 billion venture capital fund to invest in companies whose products and services will facilitate the transition to a zero carbon economy. The announcement is part of the Climate Pledge — a

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Amazon in talks to buy stake in Bharti Airtel

Amazon in talks to buy stake in Bharti Airtel

🕔07:16, 5.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 5  E-commerce giant Amazon is in talks to purchase a stake worth at least $2 billion in telecom major Bharti Airtel. According to reports, the Jeff Bezos-led Amazon would acquire around 5 per cent stake based on

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Amazon offers 125,000 full-time jobs to temporary employees

Amazon offers 125,000 full-time jobs to temporary employees

🕔10:58, 29.May 2020

Seattle, May 29  Amazon is offering full-time jobs to 125,000 of 175,000 temporary workers it hired since March to deal with the Covid-19 rush, if employees would like to stay at Amazon long term. According to the company, the rest

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Amazon extends its global relief fund to Indian delivery partners

Amazon extends its global relief fund to Indian delivery partners

🕔20:19, 10.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 10 E-commerce major Amazon has extended the ‘Amazon Relief Fund’ to its delivery partners — associates of the Delivery Service Partner Programme, Amazon Flex programme and trucking partners providing middle-mile logistics support — in India in view of

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Amazon to hire 1 lakh workers in US amid Covid-19 shutdown

Amazon to hire 1 lakh workers in US amid Covid-19 shutdown

🕔13:14, 18.Mar 2020

San Francisco, March 18  Amazon plans to hire 100,000 new full and part-time staff across the US in its fulfilment centres and delivery network as more and people are relying on online deliveries for their daily needs due to the

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Amazon India to ply 10,000 electric delivery vehicles by 2025

Amazon India to ply 10,000 electric delivery vehicles by 2025

🕔13:12, 20.Jan 2020

Bengaluru, Jan 20  E-commerce giant Amazon India will deploy 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) in its delivery fleet by 2025, the company said on Monday. “The expansion of our electric vehicle fleet to 10,000 vehicles by 2025 is an integral milestone

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CCI to investigate Flipkart, Amazon deep discounting on mobile phones

CCI to investigate Flipkart, Amazon deep discounting on mobile phones

🕔06:53, 14.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 14  The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has launched an investigation to find out if the exclusive arrangements, deep discounting and preferential listing by e-commerce marketplaces like Amazon and Flipkart for mobile phones are causing an adverse

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Retail giants to locate logistic hubs in MP

Retail giants to locate logistic hubs in MP

🕔10:21, 4.Jan 2020

Bhopal, Jan 3 (IANS) Retail giants Walmart, Amazon and Reliance are gearing up to tap the strategic location of Madhya Pradesh to set up logistic bases by locating national distribution centres and warehouses in the state. The improved connectivity of Madhya

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Amazon launches ‘Project Zero’ in India to block counterfeits

Amazon launches ‘Project Zero’ in India to block counterfeits

🕔12:00, 13.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 13  In a bid to ensure that customers receive authentic goods when shopping on Amazon. Amazon on Tuesday announced to bring “Project Zero” to India. “Project Zero” introduces additional proactive mechanisms and powerful tools to identify, block

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Amazon, Flipkart sales generate Rs 19,000 cr in 6 days

Amazon, Flipkart sales generate Rs 19,000 cr in 6 days

🕔06:38, 9.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 9  Led by Amazon and Flipkart, e-tailers in India achieved a record $3 billion (nearly Rs 19,000 crore) of Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) in the first six days of the festive sale from September 29-October 4, a

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Amazon launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu

Amazon launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu

🕔15:15, 22.Aug 2019

Chennai, Aug 22  E-commerce giant Amazon which has doubled its last mile delivery network in Tamil Nadu on Thursday announced the launch of its largest “delivery station” in the state. Located in Chennai, the new station will enable Amazon to

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Amazon launches flight booking service in India

Amazon launches flight booking service in India

🕔06:52, 20.May 2019

Bengaluru, May 20  People in India can now use Amazon to book their domestic flights in addition to shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, mobile recharges — all through one single app, the e-commerce giant announced on Saturday. Amazon has

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Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon

Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon

🕔10:02, 14.May 2019

New Delhi, May 14 As part of its efforts to re-establish Doordarshan as “the channel of India” and to help viewers savour the nostalgia of its famous shows and serials, the national broadcaster on Monday launched its souvenir store on an

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Amazon’s India summer sale starts on Friday midnight

Amazon’s India summer sale starts on Friday midnight

🕔14:16, 3.May 2019

Bengaluru, May 3  Amazon’s Indian arm would start on Friday midnight its annual summer sale with great deals and deep discounts, said the world’s leading e-tailer. “Our annual summer sale will begin across the country on Friday midnight with great

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Amazon leads $700mn investment in electric truck startup

Amazon leads $700mn investment in electric truck startup

🕔11:31, 16.Feb 2019

San Francisco, Feb 16  US online retail giant Amazon is leading a $700-million funding round for electric truck startup Rivian Automotive, Rivian has said. The latest funds will help produce its first all-electric vehicles — the R1T pickup truck and

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Amazon-exclusive Samsung Galaxy ‘M’ series in India on Jan 28

Amazon-exclusive Samsung Galaxy ‘M’ series in India on Jan 28

🕔11:04, 14.Jan 2019

Gurugram, Jan 14  Samsung India on Monday said it will launch the Galaxy ‘M’ series on January 28 that will be available on Amazon.in from March 5. India will be the first country to launch the new series smartphones, the

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Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

🕔10:39, 27.Dec 2018

San Francisco, Dec 27  US-based online retail giant Amazon on Wednesday announced a record-breaking holiday season as tens of millions of people have signed up for its Prime membership either by making paid service or on a trial basis. “Prime

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Amazon India signs MoU on marketing support for MSMEs

Amazon India signs MoU on marketing support for MSMEs

🕔10:28, 14.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 14  Amazon’s Indian arm on Thursday signed an MoU with the Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) to support sellers in the segment under which the e-commerce major would provide the platform and logistics, while

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Amazon to invest $5 bn for 2 new headquarters in NYC, Virginia

Amazon to invest $5 bn for 2 new headquarters in NYC, Virginia

🕔23:53, 13.Nov 2018

Seattle (US), Nov 13 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday announced it will invest $5 billion to build two new headquarters in New York City and Arlington, Virginia. The move will create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with

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