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Aug 5- The Washington Post Co has agreed to sell its newspaper assets, including its flagship daily, to Amazon Inc founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Washington Post Chairman and Chief Executive Donald E. Graham, whose family owns the paper, said it would be better served with another owner.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. A name change for the paper will be in store.
Aug 5- The Washington Post Co said it has sold its flagship newspaper to Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post's newspaper publishing business for $250 million.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28- Amazon.com Inc unveiled a new hiring spree on Monday ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama to one of the Internet retailer's giant distribution warehouses this week. Amazon said it is looking to fill more than 5,000 new full-time jobs at 17 of its fulfillment centers across the United States.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- Amazon.com Inc shares hit a record on Friday after quarterly results increased optimism about the Internet retailer's U.S. business. Amazon is trying to turn itself from an online retailer into a broader technology company offering consumer gadgets like tablets and cloud computing services to corporations and governments.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Amazon.com Inc forecast disappointing income and revenue as it grapples with a weaker international market, overshadowing improving profitability and economic conditions in the United States.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Amazon.com Inc reported a second-quarter net loss and issued cautious third-quarter forecasts on Thursday, pressuring shares of the world's largest Internet retailer. Amazon shares declined 2.1 percent to $297 in after-hours trading following the results.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos joined the space race when he backed Blue Origin, a previously low-profile company that is now waiting to hear if it can take over a former NASA launch pad.
July 7- Liberty Media Corp Chairman John Malone, who has bought and sold cable and media companies for decades, might be the most popular billionaire roaming the Sun Valley Resort as deal making returns to the spotlight at the annual gathering of media and tech moguls.
Four key Amazon.com Inc executives- Doug Herrington, Peter Ham, Mick Mountz and Mark Mastandrea- are former Webvan officials who have spent years analyzing and fixing the problems that led to the start-up's demise.
Amazon has launched a dedicated section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers; now Jeff Bezos' investment in Makerbot becomes crystal clear.
Roll the file tape of the Amazon CEO for some fun reaction.
*Amazon spending heavily on warehouses, Kindle technology, cloud business. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25- Amazon.com Inc reported its first quarterly net loss in more than five years on Thursday as the world's largest Internet retailer spent heavily and suffered from an economic slowdown in Europe.
*Amazon spending heavily on warehouses, Kindle technology, cloud business. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25- Amazon.com Inc reported weak quarterly results on Thursday as the world's largest Internet retailer spent heavily and suffered from an economic slowdown in Europe.
Oct 11- Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos confirmed on Thursday that the online retailer sells its Kindle e-reader "at cost", with profit coming instead from sales of online content.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Amazon.com Inc. Take Apple Inc, for example. Now Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Amazon, Microsoft Corp and other tablet and smartphone makers are stepping up with big spending on TV spots, print ads, guerilla marketing stunts and over-the-top launch events.
In his new book, “The Power of Storytelling: Captivate, Convince or Convert Any Business Audience Using Stories from Top CEOs" Jim Holtje shares the stories of those corporate legends who inspired their employees with their deeds and with their tales.