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Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises $1 billion investment in India

Jan 15, 2020 - 8:44 PM

'We will use our global footprint to export $10 billion worth of 'Make in India' products across the world by 2025,' Jeff Bezos says, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign to boost national production

SLAMMING BEZOS. A banner with the picture of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is pictured during a demonstration demanding the closure of online shopping platforms Amazon and Flipkart, in New Delhi on January 15, 2020. Photo by Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Amazon workforce surges for holiday spree

Dec 26, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Amazon says its workplace is now at 750,000, but it did not indicate how many of the seasonal workers would remain after the holiday season

AMAZON AT WORK. A visitor checks in at the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. File photo by David Ryder/Getty Images/AFP

Report shows high injury rate at Amazon warehouses

Nov 26, 2019 - 11:33 PM

The report by Reveal, a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting, shows the rate of serious injuries at Amazon was more than double the national average for the warehousing industry

AMAZON INJURIES. A robot organizes containers at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, on February 5, 2019. File photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP