World’s richest people smashed wealth records this week

Business Aug 29, 2020

World’s richest people smashed wealth records this week

It’s been one of the most lucrative weeks in history for some of the world’s wealthiest people. The net worth of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos topped the once-unfathomable amount of $200 billion. Entrepreneur, inventor, provocateur Elon Musk added the title of centibillionaire when his ...

Business Dec 27, 2019

Amazon workforce surges by 250,000 for 'record-breaking' holiday spree

Amazon said Thursday it added some 250,000 employees to handle operations for "record" holiday sales for the online giant. The full and part-time seasonal employees were added in Amazon's "fulfillment network," the sprawling system of warehouses and delivery operations, according to the company, which now ...