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Amazon set to open first physical store: WSJ

(Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to open its first physical store in midtown Manhattan, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The store will be located at 7 West 34th Street, across from the … Continue reading

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Amazon to face EU investigation over Luxembourg tax deal: FT

(Reuters) – The European Commission is set to begin a formal probe into allegations that Luxembourg allowed Amazon.com Inc to benefit illegally from state subsidies for its European operations for almost 10 years, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The … Continue reading

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Amazon to sell packaged food and beverages in India: Economic Times

(Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to sell packaged food and beverages in India from mid-October, the Economic Times reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Amazon, which has already started accepting bookings for Coco-Cola Zero – the … Continue reading

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Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies: WSJ

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc  appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies: WSJ

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc  appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Upcoming Disney DVD releases including "Guardians," "Maleficent," "Million … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

By Deepa Seetharaman and Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such … Continue reading

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German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it had called … Continue reading

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Gladwell criticises Amazon in book dispute

Best-selling writer says Amazon’s aggressive tactics such as delayed shipments on Hachette books hurts the online retailer’s brand Asia homepage

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Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader

By Jennifer Saba and Deepa Seetharaman NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $ 199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and … Continue reading

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Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center

By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – State and local officials in Ohio are courting Amazon.com Inc with tax breaks and other perks to convince the No. 1 U.S. online retailer to build a $ 1.1 billion data center in … Continue reading

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