Amazon adds former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to board

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has named former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to its board, the second woman of color to be added to the online retailer's board of directors in a month. Amazon and...

Q&A: What Payless shoppers need to know

NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource, the shoe store chain famous for its buy-one-get-one half-off sales, is going out of business. The company filed for bankruptcy protection this wee...

Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener. The online retail giant announced plans Monday to make half of al...

Pass It On: Grailed CEO on hiring the right people

NEW YORK (AP) — Arun Gupta, CEO of Grailed, came up with the idea for the company about five years ago, shortly after graduating from college. He realized there wasn't a dedicated online marketplace f...

Amazon ditches New York headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer has faced opposition from some Ne...

For Amazon, it's business as usual despite CEO drama

NEW YORK (AP) — First it was a heart-wrenching tweet that he and his wife were getting a divorce after 25 years. Then a tabloid revealed that he'd been having an affair, releasing texts and photos of ...

Amazon has another 'Prime' holiday: Profit tops $3 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon had another strong holiday season: Its quarterly profit topped $3 billion for the first time as revenue grew across many of its businesses, including online shopping, advertisin...

Amazon testing delivery by self-driving robots

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing delivery robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb. The online shopping giant says it started to test self-driving robots in Snohomish County, Wash...

Lighter load: Laundry detergents shrink for Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's rise is forcing laundry detergents to shrink. Soap makers Tide and Seventh Generation have introduced redesigned laundry detergents that are several pounds l...

Amazon's fleet of jets is growing

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is expanding its airplane fleet, diminishing further its reliance on major delivery services like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. The company said Frid...

Forget the chocolate: Advent calendars go for booze, cheese

NEW YORK (AP) — Advent calendars are hitting the bottle. The cardboard calendars, typically filled with chocolates, are now being stuffed with cans of beer and bottles of wine. Other...

Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a year, cities around the country waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. The online retail giant held the promise of ...

Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each wil...

Form Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon...

Amazon drops $25 free shipping minimum for holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is following Target and temporarily dropping the minimum amount shoppers need to spend to qualify for free shipping. Typically, Amazon shoppers need to spend $...