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  • Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000

    Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000
    Amazon.com is beefing up its holiday staff with an additional 80,000 seasonal workers as the online retailer prepares for the holiday shopping rush. The Seattle company said it is adding about 10,000 more temporary positions compared to last year to...
  • HBO to offer its programming over the Internet

    HBO to offer its programming over the Internet
    In a blow to cable and satellite TV providers, HBO will offer its programs directly to consumers over the Internet — potentially giving millions more Americans another reason to cancel their pay TV service. The premium network — home to...
  • CBS launches new digital subscription service

    CBS launches new digital subscription service
    CBS is going a la carte. The network said beginning Thursday, it will offer a new digital subscription video on demand and streaming service for its television network called CBS All Access. For $5.99 per month, the subscription service will allow...
  • Amazon's hot tablets face stiff competition

    Amazon's Fire tablets keep getting better and cheaper. At the low end is the new Fire HD 6 tablet, which the company is selling for $99, or $114 for a version that doesn't display ads on its lock screen. With a 6-inch diagonal screen, quad-core...
  • Holiday season spending and hiring will increase, surveys find

    Holiday season spending and hiring will increase, surveys find
    Many of the nation's biggest retailers plan to sharply increase hiring for the holiday shopping season as consumers look to spend more, according to reports out today. Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, Amazon and Game Stop are among the retailers planning...
  • Apple's new iPads sport modest upgrades but short on 'wow'

    CUPERTINO Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc's faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by...
  • Wal-Mart cuts sales-growth outlook, slows store openings

    Wal-Mart cuts sales-growth outlook, slows store openings
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its annual sales forecast on Wednesday, citing a stronger dollar and the impact of food stamp reductions, and it said it would slow store openings in the next financial year as it shifts spending to its online business....
  • Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem

    Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem
    Walmart will double its distribution center space in Bethlehem. State officials announced Wednesday that Majestic Realty Co. will build the Arkansas-based global retailer a 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 300 workers to...
  • Connect bags Amazon for same-day parcel delivery

    Connect bags Amazon for same-day parcel delivery
    Connect Group Plc unveiled e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc as its first customer for a new same-day parcel delivery service in the UK, sending its shares up more than 18 percent. Connect Group, formerly known as Smiths News Plc, has sought to cut...
  • Amazon bets on bold programming to woo TV viewers

    SEATTLE Against one wall in a Woodinville, Wash., warehouse hangs a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The U.S. Capitol is in the background, a Nazi flag billowing from the dome. On the opposite wall in the wood-paneled room is a giant window, with a huge...
  • Analysis: Department stores fight back from online challenge

    Analysis: Department stores fight back from online challenge
    Department stores are starting to enjoy a renaissance after finding ways to attract a new generation of consumers in an age of global fashion chains and online shopping. Retail consultancy Verdict predicts the global sector should return to growth in...