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Exclusive: Amazon pauses sellers" loan repayments amid coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said it temporarily would not require sellers in its marketplace to repay loans it had made to them, as merchants confront the prospect of declining sales during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

Amazon to pause sellers" loan repayments amid COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 25th, 2020

Exclusive: Amazon stops receiving non-essential products from sellers amid coronavirus outbreak

Amazon.com Inc is suspending sellers from sending non-essential products to its U.S. and U.K. warehouses until April 5 in the latest move to free up inventory space for much-needed supplies that are in shortage as a result of the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 17th, 2020

Exclusive: U.S. is considering measures to boost lending to low-income Americans - source

U.S. regulators are considering issuing guidance that would encourage lenders to offer loans to low-income individuals and to provide leniency on some repayments amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official within a banking agency told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

Exclusive: Amazon warehouses receive only vital supplies in U.S., Europe amid coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc will only receive vital supplies at its U.S. and UK and other European warehouses until April 5, its latest move to free up inventory space for medical and household goods in high demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 17th, 2020

Amazon sellers evade automated detection by placing "coronavirus" in product images

Amazon uses automated detection tools to search its listings for use of "coronavirus" and "COVID-19." But those tools won't detect words in a product image......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral1 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon vowed to crack down on coronavirus profiteering. Some sellers have figured out loopholes.

Some third-party merchants on Amazon are putting claims that their goods prevent the coronavirus in product images to bypass Amazon’s detection......»»

Category: worldSource: nyt3 hr. 45 min. ago

Exclusive: Amazon to deploy masks and temperature checks for workers by next week

Amazon.com Inc plans to roll out temperature checks and face masks for staff at all its U.S. and European warehouses plus Whole Foods stores by early next week, a huge deployment for workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon and Walmart sellers are hawking coronavirus-themed T-shirts about social distancing while workers protest about safety conditions

Amazon Dozens of coronavirus-themed products are being sol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider22 hr. 14 min. ago

Mich. Amazon workers walk off the job after 3rd coronavirus case

Employees are demanding the company take action to protect their health and safety amid the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral22 hr. 45 min. ago

The New York Post: Amazon fires organizer of strike at Staten Island warehouse

Amazon has fired the worker at its Staten Island warehouse who organized a walkout on Monday to demand greater protections from the company amid the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 31st, 2020

Workers go on strike at Amazon delivery site in Italy amid coronavirus

Around one-third of those working at an Amazon delivery station in central Italy went on strike on Monday, a union representative said, citing a request for enhanced safety measures for workers amid the coronavirus health emergency......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 30th, 2020

Jeff Bezos" Blue Origin rocket company has been deemed an essential business by the government, allowing it to continue operating amid the coronavirus outbreak

REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has been deemed an essential business by the US g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 30th, 2020

Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AMAZON-GROCERY (UPDATE 1, EXCLUSIVE, PIX):EXCLUSIVE-Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2020

Exclusive: Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay

Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 28th, 2020

Amazon, Walmart, Lowe’s and others are hiring to fill 444,000 job openings amid coronavirus demand

Jobless claims jumped by 70,000 last week, but several sectors are ramping up hiring even as the coronavirus pandemic creates layoffs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Ilhan Omar and Bernie Sanders are demanding that Amazon come up with a safety plan for workers as online orders soar amid coronavirus

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Democratic lawmakers Rep. Ilha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

What"s Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in April 2020

As much of the country is hunkered inside amid the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon Prime Video is set to launch a batch of movie favorites and a new season of one of its most popular series in April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Amazon, Walmart, Lowe’s and others are hiring to fill 434,000 job openings amid coronavirus demand

Jobless claims jumped by 70,000 last week, but several sectors are ramping up hiring even as the coronavirus pandemic creates layoffs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Do more to stop coronavirus price gouging, U.S. states tell Amazon, Walmart, Facebook

A group of 32 U.S. states have a message for the nation's leading online platforms: You are not doing enough to stop price gouging amid the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

Exclusive: Venezuela in talks with China over support amid pandemic, oil price drop - sources

Venezuela has opened talks with China over possible financial support to cope with a sharp drop in oil prices and the arrival of the novel coronavirus, four sources familiar with the negotiations said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020