Amazon plans 120,000 seasonal hires — flat from a year ago, but masking retailer’s growth


The retail giant plans to hire roughly the same number of temporary warehouse employees for the holiday rush as last year. That’s a sign of expansion in Amazon’s warehouse footprint and its full-time workers, as well as its use of robotic helpers. By Seattle Times business reporter Amazon says it …

Moody’s: Amazon may actually be the weakest major retailer

Despite headlines that Amazon (AMZN) is “eating the retail world,” a new report from Moody’s Investors Service suggests the e-commerce giant may be the weakest of the big retailers. To be sure, Amazon’s stock continues to soar and spiked roughly 28% …Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Could Give Users a Prime Reason …

Target to hire 100000 seasonal workers for the holidays

Target Corp. TGT, +1.05% said Wednesday that it plans to hire about 100,000 seasonal workers for the holidays, up from 70,000 last year. These seasonal hires will work with customers and fulfill online orders at stores, among other duties. The retailer Target To Hire About 100000 Seasonal Team Members For …

Why Amazon’s Growth Ambitions Don’t Fit in Seattle

A major reason behind Amazon’s new plan to build a second headquarters elsewhere in North America is the need to hire thousands more software developers. That will almost certainly be cheaper and easier in a city other than Seattle, experts say, where …A race to the bottom? Amazon stirs debate by …

Amazon: Your New Online Drug Retailer? CVS, Walgreens Beware

Web giant Amazon ( AMZN ) could be prepping to move into the multibillion-dollar prescription drug market just two months after digging deeper into the grocery market with its acquisition of Whole Foods. [ibd-display-video id=2328929 width=50 float=left autostart=true]The company will make a decision before Thanksgiving, according to an email and …

Retailer Noon.com opens in UAE after delays, Amazon’s entry

In this Jan. 4, 2010 file photo, Mohammed Alabbar speaks to journalists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The online retailer Noon.com has launched in the United Arab Emirates after months of delays, more than $1 billion in pledged investments and Amazon Noon.com Finally Launches in UAE

Retailer Noon.com Opens in UAE After Delays, Amazon’s Entry

The online retailer Noon.com has launched in the United Arab Emirates after months of delays, more than $1 billion in pledged investments and Amazon’s entry into the market. Oct. 1, 2017, at 7:54 a.m.. Retailer Noon.com Opens in UAE After Delays, …Noon.com Finally Launches in UAE

Retailer Noon.com opens in UAE after delays, Amazon’s entry

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The online retailer Noon.com has launched in the United Arab Emirates after months of delays, more than $1 billion in pledged investments and Amazon’s entry into the market. The website went live without fanfare late …Noon.com Finally Launches in UAE