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The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny
Amazon

Amazon Software Glitch Sells Products For Just a Penny

Sellers lose thousands after repricing tool goes horribly wrong.
Geoffrey Smith
Amazon Job Postings Hint at Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Program
Amazon

Amazon Job Postings Hint at Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Program

The online retailer has ambitions to expand its same-day delivery options globally.
7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever
Retail Businesses

7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.
David Rekuc
With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere
Legal

With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere

Pushing back against the FAA's regulation process, the Internet giant aims to take its research and development abroad.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon Adds Bidding Option for Fine Art, Collectables
Amazon

Amazon Adds Bidding Option for Fine Art, Collectables

The new feature allows customers to bid for lower prices on more than 150,000 items.
How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Retail Businesses

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel
Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself
Business Ideas

Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself

Come up with a winning proposition that others will like. But remember that good concepts invite copycats.
Peter S. Cohan
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'
Leadership

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'

This is why it won't matter if the fire phone flops.
Jillian D'Onfro
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Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders
Robotics

Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders

The online retailing giant has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up
Competition

For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up

Amazon Web Services serves more than 1 million companies, but growing competition is starting to stifle growth.
JP Mangalindan
Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher
Negotiating

Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher

The online retailer and book publisher have ended months of contentious negotiations with a new multiyear agreement.
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton
Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To
Far Out Tech

Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To

This is a speaker you leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.