Russian e-commerce booms despite economic doldrums

Business Nov 11, 2019

Russian e-commerce booms despite economic doldrums

Moscow photographer Galina Goryushina says that online shopping has changed her life. "I've got more time for myself," said the 30-year-old freelancer. "I don't have to haul heavy shopping bags. And I don't waste money on silly knick-knacks laid out on the store shelves," said Goryushina. The ...

Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Business / Corporate Sep 19, 2019

Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Amazon Japan G.K. on Wednesday started a locker delivery service, Amazon Hub, aimed at enhancing convenience for customers and reducing the need for re-deliveries. The e-commerce giant has installed lockers at FamilyMart Co. convenience stores and other locations for customers to pick up their packages. Amazon ...

Business Jul 9, 2019

Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers plan Prime Day strike

Amazon.com Inc. warehouse workers in Minnesota plan to strike during the online retailer's summer sales extravaganza, a sign that labor unrest persists even after the company committed to paying all employees at least $15 an hour last year. Workers at a Shakopee, Minnesota, fulfillment center ...