Weekly News Round-Up | June 15, 2018
By Freedom Shark | June 15, 2018 | Amazon
A 94-page report by New York-based China Labor Watch cited excessive hours, low wages, inadequate training and an overreliance on temporary workers in violation of Chinese law at a Foxconn plant in Hunan province, which makes Echo Dot smart speakers and Kindle e-readers. Foxconn, which also makes Apple’s iPhones, said that it is immediately conducting an investigation. Amazon offered a tepid response, saying, “We immediately requested a corrective action plan from Foxconn.”
Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey alluded to recurring tensions between the supermarket chain and parent company Amazon during a …
Amazon may be expanding its insurance game: After working on a project to disrupt health insurance, the tech giant is considering offering home …
Fast Company takes a look at the history of Amazon’s attempts to enter financial services and what the industry could learn from it.
The technology, which takes aim at Amazon Go, would track what shoppers add to their carts.
That’s at least $6 more than Walmart’s cheapest offerings. Walmart’s Winemaker’s Selection wines sell for between $10 and $16 and come from Italy, …
Former Amazon.com executive Brittain Ladd has been remarkably prescient and outspoken on what companies need to do to compete in the age of …
Bonobos Founder Andy Dunn On Being Bought By Walmart … Andy Dunn, CEO of Bonobos, gets grilled on getting bought by Walmart and why he …
Algorithms have usurped Amazon’s retail decision-makers. The e-commerce company once relied on humans to predict the demand for certain products, …
The vintage and craft goods marketplace posted a 26 percent gain on Thursday after announcing that it’s hiking transaction fees.