The Federal Trade Commission and 17 states accuse Amazon of suffocating rivals and raising costs for both sellers and shoppers.
Amazon laid off workers at its brick-and-mortar grocery stores last week — the latest sign of the e-commerce giant's struggles to stand out in the competitive grocery landscape.
Amazon's annual two-day sale for Prime members is here. Not all deals are as good as they seem, however. It pays to do some research to ensure you're getting the best price.
Federal regulators say Amazon uses manipulative techniques to enroll shoppers into Prime memberships that are purposefully hard to cancel.
Led by their eldest sibling, who is 13, they managed to find food and shelter. All four, including a year-old baby, stayed safe until Colombian special forces and Indigenous guides rescued them.
Indigenous activist Alessandra Korap Munduruku was one of this year's recipients of the Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots activists.
The Federal Trade Commission has accused the online retailer of harboring children's data even when parents request it to be deleted, as well giving its Ring employees access to users' videos.
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The announcement comes after the company said it was laying off 18,000 employees in January.
Following a big round of layoffs, the Seattle-based company said it is delaying the beginning of construction of the second phase of its headquarters development in Northern Virginia.
The biggest culprit was Amazon hefty investment in the electric automaker Rivian, whose value plummeted last year. Amazon also contends with the need to recalibrate after a pandemic-era upsurge.
Amazon ended its charity donation program, AmazonSmile, after a series of other cost-cutting measures. Many shoppers expressed disapproval on social media and have been searching for alternatives.
The company says the AmazonSmile program didn't have enough financial impact. But some charities say the support "made a huge difference," and shoppers have expressed disapproval on social media.
The Labor Department has cited Amazon for failing to keep workers safe at three warehouses. Federal safety inspectors found workers at high risk of lower back injuries and musculoskeletal disorders.
Amazon should recognize its first unionized warehouse in the U.S., a federal labor official ruled.