SEATTLE — Amazon on Tuesday launched Amazon clinic, a virtual platform where users can connect with healthcare providers to help treat common ailments like allergies and skin conditions. Dr. Nworah Ayogu, chief medical officer and general manager, Amazon Clinic said in blog posts that its new service would operate in 32 states, where customers who seek
SEATTLE — Amazon reported that its net sales increased 15% to $127.1 billion in the third quarter, compared with $110.8 billion in the third quarter of 2021. Excluding the $5.0 billion unfavorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales increased by 19% compared with last year’s third quarter. Net
SEATTLE — Amazon has unveiled Prime Early Access Sale, a new two-day global shopping event exclusive to Prime members. The event begins October 11 at 12 a.m. PDT and runs through October 12 in 15 countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the U.S.
Since Amazon Pharmacy launched in November 2020, the prescription drug home-delivery service has led with a primarily online offering. Its value propositions — technology-based customer support, transparent pricing, fast shipping and an app-based interface — are compelling, but without connections to the broader health care ecosystem, organic growth has been challenging. That’s about to change.
SEATTLE — Amazon is shutting down the hybrid virtual, in-home care service it’s spent years developing, a surprising move that underscores the challenges it faces as it moves into health care. The company announced this week that it will shut down its medical venture Amazon Care at the end of this year, a surprising move
SEATTLE — Amazon reported a 7% increase in net sales, to $121.2 billion, for the second quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. The company added that when the $3.6 billion unfavorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter is excluded, net sales increased 10% compared with the second quarter of 2021. The company
SEATTLE — Amazon and One Medical have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire One Medical. One Medical is a human-centered, technology-powered national primary care organization on a mission to make quality care more affordable, accessible and enjoyable through a seamless combination of in-person, digital, and virtual care services that are
SEATTLE – Amazon customers in College Station, Texas, will soon be able to order merchandise and get it delivered via a drone. Last week’s news came a month after the company revealed it was working with the Federal Aviation Administration on a plan that would allow shoppers in Lockeford, Calif., to be among the first
SEATTLE — Amazon has named company veteran Doug Herrington to be the new chief executive officer of its Worldwide Amazon Stores unit. He will succeed Dave Clark, the former CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, who is leaving the company to serve as CEO of the supply chain software start-up Flexport. “I’m excited to share that
SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. recorded net sales of $116.4 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2022, an increase of 7% versus the prior-year period. But that gain is the company’s smallest in years and compares to a 44% increase in last year’s first quarter. The company also had a net loss of $3.8 billion in
SEATTLE — Amazon announced Thursday Buy with Prime—a new benefit for Prime members that will extend the convenience of Prime shopping to online stores beyond Amazon.com. Buy with Prime will initially be available by invitation only for merchants using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and will roll out through 2022 as merchants are invited to participate, including those
SEATTLE — Higher costs on everything from labor to shipping took a toll on Amazon’s profits in the third quarter, the company said on Thursday. Net earnings plunged to $3.2 billion in the third quarter, down from $6.3 billion in the third quarter of 2020. The online retail giant also gave guidance for the fourth
SEATTLE — Amazon rolled out on Monday two new solutions as part of Alexa Smart Properties that will enable senior living and health care providers to integrate Alexa into their properties and empower residents and patients to stay connected, informed and entertained, just by asking Alexa. Designed specifically for the needs of senior living communities
SEATTLE — Amazon said Monday that it was hiring people of all backgrounds and skill levels to fill 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S. The company said these are in addition to previously announced plans to hire over 40,000 new corporate and tech jobs and 125,000 full and part-time fulfillment and transportation jobs. “We are