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Amazon warehouse deaths, injuries confirmed in Illinois after collapse during severe storm: reports

An unknown number of Amazon workers in Illinois were killed and others injured Friday night when a warehouse collapsed during a severe storm that moved through the St. Louis area, according to reports.  Apparent tornadoes and...

Amazon- and Ford-backed Rivian delays deliveries of R1S SUVs, reports say

Rivian Aujtomotive Inc., the EV producer backed by Amazon Inc., Ford Motor Co. and others, has started notifying customers who have reserved the R1S SUV of delivery delays, media outlets reported on Wednesday. Shares...

Rivian’s electric van for Amazon might have less range than expected, report says

Rivian Automotive Inc.’s electric vans for e-commerce retailer Amazon.com may have a more limited range than what was previously disclosed, The Information reported on Friday, citing a driver testing the vehicle. The driver told...

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest hits 15-year high

Smoke rises from an illegally lit fire in Amazon rainforest reserve, south of Novo Progresso in Para state, Brazil, on August 15, 2020. Carl De Souza | AFP | Getty Images Deforestation in Brazil’s...

Starbucks opens pickup store with Amazon Go technology in Manhattan

Starbucks Pickup with Amazon Go store in midtown Manhattan Source: Starbucks Starbucks is opening a pick-up cafe in midtown Manhattan with Amazon that uses the retail giant’s cashierless technology to attract busy consumers who...

Amazon to stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the UK

Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Amazon plans to stop accepting payments made via Visa credit cards issued in the U.K. starting next year. The e-commerce giant has told...

Macy’s CEO, department store veteran, fights the Amazon future

The entrances at Macy’s are decorated with Christmas decorations on December 04, 2020 in New York City. Roy Rochlin | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images As Macy’s prepares to release its third quarter...

Plus’ SPAC merger canceled, but Amazon deal rolls along

Trucking technology company Plus won’t merge with a blank-check firm as planned, it was announced this week, but the company’s big order from Amazon for driver-assist systems remains intact. The dissolution of the agreement...

China JD.com plans to boost investment overseas in challenge to Amazon

GUANGZHOU, China — JD.com plans to increase investment overseas, one of its top executives told CNBC, as Chinese e-commerce giants look to tap international users. The technology giant has been less aggressive than its...

Affirm shares soar after company announces expanded deal with Amazon

Drew Angerer / Getty Images  Shares of Affirm, the digital “buy now, pay later” company, soared as high as 30% in after-hours trading Wednesday, after the company said it would expand its partnership with...