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Amazon said it has enabled exports of Indian-made goods worth $3 billion. (Reuters File Photo )

Amazon reveals scorching India growth as Walmart fight deepens

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Amazon India chief Amit Agarwal said the Seattle giant is on track to fulfill commitments made when founder Jeff Bezos visited the country in January 2020.
A man walks past an Amazon logo outside the company's collection point in Mumbai, India.(REUTERS)
A man walks past an Amazon logo outside the company's collection point in Mumbai, India.(REUTERS)

Amazon denies reports of workers urinating in bottles, ‘heckles’ US senators

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 04:20 PM IST
  • It started with a tweet from an Amazon executive, Dave Clark, taking a jibe at Vermont senator Bernie Sanders’ plan to meet Amazon workers in Alabama who are attempting to unionise.
The court also ordered the attachment of all properties of Kishore Biyani, and directed Future Group and its directors to deposit <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20 lakh in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.(Mint Photo)
The court also ordered the attachment of all properties of Kishore Biyani, and directed Future Group and its directors to deposit 20 lakh in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.(Mint Photo)

HC restrains Future, upholds Singapore tribunal’s ruling

By Anirudh Laskar, Richa Banka, Mumbai/new Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 06:03 AM IST
  • The Reliance-Future deal is awaiting clearances from the Supreme Court and the National Company Law Tribunal
As reported by Mashable, Amazon would not officially admit that this was the reason behind the redesigning icon.(REUTERS)
As reported by Mashable, Amazon would not officially admit that this was the reason behind the redesigning icon.(REUTERS)

Amazon tweaks its app icon after 'Hitler moustache' comparison

ANI | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav, Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 10:33 PM IST
  • The new design is very similar, but the adhesive tape strip has been redesigned to look nothing like a moustache.
Officials said that by sponsoring advertisement boards in front of mobile shops, companies have violated advertisement rules.(Shankar narayan/ HT Photo)
Officials said that by sponsoring advertisement boards in front of mobile shops, companies have violated advertisement rules.(Shankar narayan/ HT Photo)

Mobile retailers write to PM Modi for Amazon probe

Reuters | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 06:46 PM IST
AIMRA urged the government to "suspend all Amazon activities in India" until there is an investigation into the company's practices.
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, (Reuters)
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, (Reuters)

Amazon quiz: Answer these 5 questions and win 10k Amazon Pay balance

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 01:20 PM IST
The quiz began at 8am and will end at 12pm on Monday after which the winner list will be declared.
President Joe Biden speaks at a FEMA Covid-19 mass vaccination site at NRG Stadium, Friday(AP Photo)
President Joe Biden speaks at a FEMA Covid-19 mass vaccination site at NRG Stadium, Friday(AP Photo)

President Biden defends Amazon workers' right to unionize

Reuters | , Washington
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:19 AM IST
  • "Unions lift up workers, both union and non-union, but especially Black and Brown workers," Joe Biden said in a video uploaded on Twitter.
A shipment moves on a conveyor belt at an Amazon Fulfillment Centre (BLR7) on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India.(REUTERS)
A shipment moves on a conveyor belt at an Amazon Fulfillment Centre (BLR7) on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India.(REUTERS)

Amazon faces biggest union push in its history

PTI | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Amazon, whose profits and revenues have skyrocketed during the pandemic, has campaigned hard to convince workers that a union will only suck money from their paycheck with little benefit.
FILE PHOTO: An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith/File Photo(REUTERS)

Amazon-Ambani spat tests India’s allure for foreign investors

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 10:13 AM IST
The keenly watched case may set an important legal precedent for investors on whether emergency decisions by foreign arbitrators are valid in India.
However, opposing the urgent mentioning, senior advocate Rajiv Nayyar for Amazon told the court that procedure should be followed.(Mint)
However, opposing the urgent mentioning, senior advocate Rajiv Nayyar for Amazon told the court that procedure should be followed.(Mint)

Future Group challenges Delhi High Court order

By Richa banka, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 07:00 AM IST
Senior advocate Darius Khambata mentioned the matter urgently and urged it to hear the plea on Wednesday itself. “FRL will be saved from insolvency. The matter is coming up tomorrow otherwise,” Khambata said.
"Right now I see Amazon at its most inventive ever, making it an optimal time for this transition," Bezos said.(AFP)
"Right now I see Amazon at its most inventive ever, making it an optimal time for this transition," Bezos said.(AFP)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to step down from company's CEO role this year

AFP |
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 03:09 AM IST
The announcement came as Amazon reported a blowout holiday quarter with profits more than doubling to $7.2 billion and revenue jumping 44 percent to $125.6 billion.
"The company will explore all legal remedies and take appropriate steps to pursue the scheme of arrangement,” Future group said in a statement.(Mint)
"The company will explore all legal remedies and take appropriate steps to pursue the scheme of arrangement,” Future group said in a statement.(Mint)

Setback for Future Group as Delhi HC halts RIL deal

By Richa banka, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 01:28 AM IST
In an interim order, the court directed Future Retail to maintain status quo on the assets starting at 4.50 pm on Tuesday, until “the pronouncement of the reserved order”.
Mackenzie Scott's Amazon stake acquired in her divorce settlement is estimated at some $58 billion.(AP file photo)
Mackenzie Scott's Amazon stake acquired in her divorce settlement is estimated at some $58 billion.(AP file photo)

MacKenzie Scott shakes up philanthropy, with Amazon billions

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Scott unlocked a staggering sum of nearly $6 billion in charitable gifts last year.
Amazon has asked the High Court in New Delhi to enforce the decision of a Singapore arbitrator.(Reuters)
Amazon has asked the High Court in New Delhi to enforce the decision of a Singapore arbitrator.(Reuters)

Amazon tries to block Future's asset sale to Reliance after regulatory approval

Reuters | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:52 PM IST
The Amazon filing also argued that Future should not rely on any regulatory approval it has received, in light of the arbitrator's injunction.
Amazon and Flipkart together control 81% of India’s online market share, while RIL’s online services are estimated at 1% market share in 2020.mint(MINT_PRINT)
Amazon and Flipkart together control 81% of India’s online market share, while RIL’s online services are estimated at 1% market share in 2020.mint(MINT_PRINT)

Govt has pledged strict foreign investment rules for e-commerce, says CAIT

Reuters | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:34 PM IST
India's e-commerce retail market is seen growing to $200 billion a year by 2026, from $30 billion in 2019.
The State currently allows people aged 65 and older and people 50 and older living in a multi-generational household to get vaccinated.(AP Photo)
The State currently allows people aged 65 and older and people 50 and older living in a multi-generational household to get vaccinated.(AP Photo)

Amazon's pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic to open soon in its Seattle headquarters

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:06 AM IST
The move came a day after Reuters reported that Amazon had offered to help with the United States' efforts involving the Covid-19 vaccine, citing a letter addressed to President Joe Biden.
The changes could hurt Amazon as it holds indirect equity stakes in two of its biggest online sellers in India.(Reuters )
The changes could hurt Amazon as it holds indirect equity stakes in two of its biggest online sellers in India.(Reuters )

Govt plans foreign investment rule changes that could hit Amazon

Reuters | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The 2018 rules forced Amazon and Flipkart to rework their business structures and soured relations between India and the United States.
As part of the Startup Accelerator, Amazon has constituted a mentorship board consisting of Amazon leaders from India and across the world, VCs and senior leaders from Startup India.(Reuters )
As part of the Startup Accelerator, Amazon has constituted a mentorship board consisting of Amazon leaders from India and across the world, VCs and senior leaders from Startup India.(Reuters )

Amazon partners with Startup India, others to boost e-com exports from India

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:20 PM IST
The Amazon Global Selling Propel (AGSP) programme has been designed to support early stage startups in the consumer products space to launch in international markets and create global brands from India.
The Centre’s two-day dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination drive on Monday and Tuesday in Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, and Gujarat concluded smoothly(Reuters File Photo)
The Centre’s two-day dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination drive on Monday and Tuesday in Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, and Gujarat concluded smoothly(Reuters File Photo)

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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:58 PM IST
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