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Amazon Adds Audiobooks, Audible Channels to Prime Perks

Listen up. Amazon is adding free audiobooks and a digital audio service called Audible Channels to the ever-growing list of perks for members of its Prime loyalty program.

Amazon Starts Car Research and Review Site

AUTO NEWS | By Mae Anderson | Aug 29
Amazon is starting a site offering research, reviews and other information on new and used cars.

Amazon's 2nd Prime Day Orders Breezed Past First-Year Totals

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 15
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year's inaugural showing. It says sales of Amazon's own electronic devices were particularly strong.

Behind Amazon's Plan to Expand Private-Label Products

You'll soon be able to buy Amazon generic items including nuts, coffee and baby food.

Wal-Mart Sharpens Amazon Attack with 2-Day Delivery Service

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 14
Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack on The world's largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program to two days from three, and it's cutting a dollar off the membership price.

How Amazon Convinced You to Pay Up for Shopping

By Mae Anderson | Apr 30
Amazon is clearly entering its Prime. Meaning, of course, its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee to shop.

Reported Serial Killer Book Removed from Amazon Amid Outrage

A book reportedly written by a Canadian serial killer was removed Monday from Amazon's website a day after being put on sale online following protests by British Columbia authorities.

Amazon: Cyber Monday Shoppers Ordered 23M Items from Sellers

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Jan 8
The largest U.S. retailer said Tuesday that customers ordered more than 23 million items from its sellers on Cyber Monday, the popular online shopping day after Thanksgiving. That was up 40 percent from the previous year.

Amazon Gives Income from Anti-Islam Group's Song to Refugees

CORPORATE | By Kirsten Grieshaber | Jan 4
Online retailer Amazon has pledged to donate its share of revenues from the sale of a song by the anti-Islam group PEGIDA to refugees, undermining the cause of the far-right movement.

Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Signaling Shift in Retail Jobs

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25 percent jump from last year that reveals a shift in the way we shop.

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