Amazon Canceled Its Plan To Build A Second Headquarters In New York City
Residents and several local lawmakers strongly opposed the deal that would have brought another Amazon HQ to Long Island City in Queens. The company said it won't reopen the search for another location.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Claims The National Enquirer Tried To Blackmail Him Over Dick Pics
"Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve decided to publish exactly what they sent me, despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten."
Amazon Recorded Video Of A Seller's Face For Identification Purposes
“We will record a 5-second video of your face. ... To proceed, enable access to your webcam.”
Hulu Drops The Price Of Its Basic Plan Just After Netflix Announced Rate Increases
Hulu may be dropping the price of its basic plan, but its ad-free streaming service and live TV prices will increase.
The Option To Pick Up Online Purchases In Stores Is A Boon For Scammers
Retailers want shoppers to pick up online orders in stores to save on shipping costs. But this new method has led to an increase in fraudsters trying to steal orders.
Here’s What It’s Like To Be A Government Worker Relying On GoFundMe During The Shutdown
“My mom was saying she didn’t want to do it, but she was pretty much out of options.”
Amazon Dash Buttons Have Been Deemed Illegal In Germany For Giving Shoppers Basically No Information
Amazon’s Dash buttons do not provide enough information about the products that consumers are ordering or the price, the court ruled Thursday.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos And His Wife, MacKenzie, Are Getting A Divorce
The National Enquirer says its plans to publish salacious details of Jeff Bezos' alleged involvement with a former TV anchor.
This Is The Year That Truly Challenged People's Trust In Amazon
But it didn’t keep people from shopping on Amazon.
The Singer Of An Indonesian Band Paid A Tearful Tribute To Band Members Swept Away By The Tsunami
Three members of the Indonesian pop group Seventeen were killed by a tsunami wave that swept through the venue where the band played on Saturday night.
A College Student Was Told To Remove A "Fuck Nazis" Sign Because It Wasn't "Inclusive"
"This email tells me the university cares more about the feelings of Nazis than the safety of their students."
25 Things BuzzFeed News Tried And Loved In 2018
Some of these things may change your life.
This Is Why You See Amazon Ads When You Google "Neiman Marcus"
Over Black Friday weekend Amazon was 182% more likely to appear on competitors' brand search terms — Williams Sonoma, Wayfair, Walmart — than its own brand name, according to a market analysis report.
Amazon's First Hearing With The New York City Council Didn't Go So Well
Protesters filled New York City's council chambers on Wednesday, interrupting Amazon's remarks with chants like "G-T-F-O, Amazon has got to go."
Jet.com Had A Truly Horrible Holiday Weekend As Shoppers Went To Other Sites
Walmart's Jet.com saw a 39% decrease in online sales revenue on Cyber Monday compared to last year, despite promoting steep discounts.
Here's Why Retailers Hope You'll Shop Online And In Stores This Weekend
It's expensive for retailers to get online orders to your home, so Target and Walmart have a plan to get you to come to their stores.
Gap Is Closing Hundreds Of Stores
The company said cutting off languishing stores could add over $100 million in earnings.
Toys ‘R’ Us Set Up A $20 Million Fund For Employees It Laid Off
KKR and Bain Capital committed $10 million each to the fund, which falls below the $75 million that workers estimate they’re owed.
David’s Bridal Filed For Bankruptcy, But It’s Not Disappearing Yet
The company’s 300 stores will remain open and shoppers’ orders will not be impacted as David’s Bridal restructures its debt, the company said Monday.
Stores In California Are Running Out Of Air Masks And People Are Very Worried
“We ran out about an hour ago. This morning we had 800.”