Tagged: Jeff Bezos

The birthday party

On the occasion of its 20th birthday, The Bookseller would like to wish Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos many happy returns. Amazon is a... Read more

The infant phenomenon

In Nicholas Nickleby, “the Infant Phenomenon” Ninetta Crummles is hailed by her parents as a marvel of talent and acting ability; a pocket titan, ready... Read more

Amazon boosts its minimum wage in UK and US

Amazon has increased its minimum wage to £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK, whilst also raising all US... Read more

Media blasts 'Scamazon' as e-retailer claimed to pay just £38m in business rates

Amazon pays only £38m a year in business rates in England and Wales, a Daily Mail investigation has found, while enjoying soaring turnover.... Read more

Amazon's sales up 43% in first quarter

Amazon has reported a 43% rise in sales to $51bn (£36.9bn) for the first three months of 2018. Read more

Amazon shares fall after Trump's Twitter attacks

Amazon shares took a hit after President Donald Trump attacked the online store on social media, this time accusing it of not being on a... Read more

Trump tweet causes Amazon's stock to fall $5bn

Amazon had $5bn (£3.8bn) wiped off its stock market valuation after the US president Donald Trump hit out at the e-commerce giant for doing “great... Read more

Bezos briefly became world's richest man ahead of Amazon results

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly became the world’s richest person as shares in the e-commerce giant rose ahead of the release of its second quarter... Read more

Amazon sends 'shockwave' in Whole Foods acquisition

Online retailer Amazon is to acquire US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7bn (£10.72bn). Read more

Amazon to create 100,000 jobs in the US

Amazon has plans to create more than 100,000 new full-time jobs across the US by 2018. Read more

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