Amazon's profit falls as costs for faster shipping soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's push for faster delivery is hurting its profits. The online retailer said its third-quarter net income fell 26% from a year ago, missing Wall Street expectat...

Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down in January

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike said Tuesday that its longtime CEO Mark Parker is stepping down early next year. He will be replaced by board member John Donahoe, who formerly ran e-commerce co...

FTC halts 'misleading' real estate seminars with HGTV stars

NEW YORK (AP) — A court has agreed to put a temporary stop to pricey real estate seminars fronted by HGTV stars after the Federal Trade Commission said promises that the classes could make people rich...

Alexa in your ear: Amazon launches wireless earbuds

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to put Alexa in your ear. The online shopping giant unveiled wireless earbuds Wednesday, its first major attempt at getting its Alexa voice assistant out...

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next y...

Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon conference in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman was arrested Thursday after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in Las Vegas, authorities said. ...

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the p...

Dressbarn expects to have all its stores shut in early 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Dressbarn says it expects to have all its 650 stores closed in the first half of 2020. The women's clothing chain announced earlier this week that it was shutting all...

Amazon to employees: We'll pay you to quit and haul packages

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we'll help you start a business delivering Amazon package. ...

Nike's plan for better-fitting kicks: Show us your feet

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet. The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of cust...

Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding a decidedly low-tech feature:...

Lord & Taylor may be put on the block soon

NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest department stores, may be put up for sale. Hudson's Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, said Monda...

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-day delivery is going out of style. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced Thursday that it will soon promi...

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-day delivery is going out of style. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced Thursday that it will soon promi...

Amazon's profit more than doubles on cloud computing growth

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's push into advertising and cloud computing is paying off, helping the online shopping giant's first quarter profit more than double from a year ago. The Seatt...