Report: Amazon Delays Prime Day Until October

Amazon is reportedly postponing its key shopping event, Prime Day, until at least early October due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to media reports.

Report: Amazon To Buy Startup Zoox

According to a recent media report, Amazon has reportedly agreed to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc. in a deal worth more than $1 billion that gives the company options to use autonomous technology in either ride-hailing or its delivery network.

Amazon Invests In The Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has invested in The Climate Pledge Fund to support the development of sustainable technologies and services that will enable Amazon and other companies to meet The Climate Pledge— a commitment to be net zero carbon by 2040.

Amazon Leasing More Cargo Planes

Air Transport Services Group, a provider of medium wide-body aircraft leasing, air transportation and related services, has agreed to lease 12 additional Boeing 767-300 converted freighter aircraft to Services.

Retail Champions
Retail Champions 2020: Amazon

SEATTLE— Amazon is likely to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic with the most gained as consumers become more reliant on online shopping, the channel it leads, but the company also has been, in many ways, the most challenged retailer in the U.S. as a tidal wave of sales has threatened to overwhelm its systems and its high profile has made it a target of scrutiny.

Amazon, Walmart, Google Credited For Pandemic Actions

Global market research firm Strategy Analytics, in its insights in its “COVID-19 Tracking Changing Consumer Behaviors and Implications for Brands” study, has determined that, in the U.S., Amazon, Walmart and Google have generated positive sentiment for their handling of the pandemic.

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