1 03, 2020

Amazon Offering Big Perks to Employees Who Quit

By |2020-04-12T22:27:19-07:00March 1st, 2020|

The Retail Giant Wants Its Employees to Become Independent Deliverers Usually, employers want to retain their employees. Many, in fact, will go to great lengths to do just that. But Amazon is actually giving its employees an incentive to leave. The company is not only offering its employees 3 months of salary if they quit and become independent deliverers for the company, but it is also offering them up to $10,000 to cover the costs of starting a new business. The news comes on the heels of Amazon's intention to reduce shipping times for Prime customers to one day, and [...]

23 03, 2019

New Amazon Store Carries Only “4-Star” Rated Products

By |2020-04-12T23:30:53-07:00March 23rd, 2019|

Amazon opened a new retail store in Seattle that carries only "4-Star" rated and above products. The store does not take cash, so customers will have to use Amazon's Go's cashier-less setup to purchases Amazons most highly rated products. On August 15, online retail giant Amazon.com opened what it calls a "4-star" store in South Lake Union. The 4,000 square-foot brick-and-mortar shop only contains products that are highly ranked at Amazon.com. Each product on sale there meets the following conditions: The average customer review on Amazon.com is 4.0 or greater. It is a top seller in a specific category. Amazon [...]

23 03, 2019

Amazon Goes on “Hiring Spree” Today

By |2020-04-12T23:31:54-07:00March 23rd, 2019|

Amazon Announces "Hiring Spree" With Career Fairs in 6 Major Cities and 30,000 Jobs to Fill at New HQ If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to work for global leader Amazon, now is your chance to find out. There may be a nationally slowing job market, but like most things in this economy, that doesn’t apply to mega-giant Amazon. The online retailer is looking to fill more than 30,000 jobs in a variety of departments and just announced a series of six Career Day events it will hold to fill those jobs. The company is seeking to get the [...]

23 03, 2017

Amazon Poised to Enter the Ticket Business

By |2020-04-12T23:24:32-07:00March 23rd, 2017|

As if the Seattle powerhouse that is Amazon couldn't get any bigger or serve a bigger piece of the market, the company recently announced its intentions to enter the arena of ticket sales. The opportunity for consumers to buy tickets and merchandise together seems like a win win for both the company and its customers. But just how will Amazon fair in a market that is already dominated by Ticketmaster? Amazon will do quite well for itself if its track record is any indication. Amazon has already talked directly with large venues here in the States about providing ticket sales [...]