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Amazon Video Streaming Could Have 'Stealth Launch' In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Business

Recent events in Australia up the odds of an Amazon video launch here.

Amazon's Best Books Of 2016

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Living

Did any of your faves make the list?

Should Government Step In To Regulate Disruptive Technology?

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Business
The RentSeeker.ca Team

Many companies have thrived through innovation by leveraging the global connections. The crucial question is, if companies become so successful that they start to impact local economies, job markets, real estate prices, etc., should government intervene with regulation or let free markets reign?

Amazon Sued Over Hoverboard That Burned Family's $1M House

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Business

The lawsuit says Amazon had information about the dangers of the product before the fire.

Does Your Business Really 'Get' What Your Customers Expect Online?

Cody Green | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada
Cody Green

There is little question that e-commerce is becoming more ingrained in the shopping habits of Canadian consumers. Yet in spite of the fact that 76 pe...

Amazon Launches Same-Day Delivery In Toronto And Vancouver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Business

Eligible purchases will arrive by 9 p.m.

10 Beauty Products On Amazon That Have Incredible Reviews

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Style

Here's all the beauty product Amazon users are buying (and loving).

Summer Is Heating Up With Deal Frenzy Retail Moments

Andrea Stairs | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Summer -- generally a slow season for retail -- is becoming a popular time of year for deal events to catch consumers' attention and create urgency for purchases with seasonally-relevant, limited-time offers. A consumer may not have planned on opening their wallet, but if the deal is truly too good to pass up, then...

Amazon Enlists Fashion It Girls For Body Positivity Campaign

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Style

Shouldn't we all just #SaySomethingNice for us?

Amazon Wants To Be Your New (Virtual) Supermarket

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Business

"This is a big threat" to traditional retailers.

Trump Goes To War With Washington Post, Amazon

AP/HuffPost Canada | The Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Business

Washington Post has 20 reporters digging into Trump's past.

Amazon Echo Hackathon Showcases Canada's Silicon Valley Mindset

Marco Pasqua | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Business
Marco Pasqua

Canada has been responsible for some of the greatest technological innovations in the world. Over the past 150 years inventions like the Canadarm, the telephone and pacemakers have dramatically impacted our culture and how we function in society, with 2016 being no exception.

Scarlett Johansson Shines In Audible's 'Alice In Wonderland'

Lauren Buritsch | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Music
Lauren Buritsch

Alice in Wonderland continues its comeback streak with Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson's audio version of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland via Audible Studios, an Amazon company. Audible says, "It tells the story of the young and imaginative Alice, who grows weary of her storybook, one 'without pictures or conversations,' and follows a hasty hare underground -- to come face to face with a host of strange and fantastic characters."

These Are The Most Influential Brands In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Business

Only one homegrown name made the top 10.

'Suicide Shirts' Appear To Be Removed From Amazon

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2016 | Canada Business

"Amazon holds the responsibility here."

Toronto Man Calls On Amazon To Stop Selling Suicide Shirts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Living

Mark Henick, 28, has launched an online petition on Change.org that has garnered support from hundreds of people.

Amazon Hits New Milestone With Cyber Monday Sales

CP | Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Business

Sales were up 40 per cent from the previous year.

Stock Market Surprises Of 2015: Online Businesses Win, Oil And Gas Lose

CP | Marley Jay, The Associated Press | Posted 12.31.2015 | Canada Business

New media companies like Netflix became more valuable than established media companies like CBS.

Canadians Hitting Malls, E-Commerce Sites For Boxing Day Deals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2015 | Canada Business

A representative from Best Buy says December 26 is still their biggest shopping day of the year.

These Were The Stock Market's Biggest Winners And Losers In 2015

CP | Marley Jay, The Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Business

It was a year to make old guard companies shudder.

How 4 Digital Giants May Ignite a New Trust-Bust Era

Frederic Guarino | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business
Frederic Guarino

The days of collaboration seem all but over, and the tech industry will be affected by what amounts to a new digital cold war. Advance warnings of what's to come include Apple decoupling itself from Google Maps and Facebook "greying" out YouTube videos in the feed. The decision by Amazon, the world's largest retailer, to stop selling its competitors' over-the-top devices such as Google Chromecast and AppleTV is a preemptive strike with possibly momentous implications.

Amazon Offers $50 Tablet To Lure More Customers, Undercut Apple

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Business

"Our tablet focus is in and around content consumption,''

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Booze Service In U.S.

CBC | Posted 08.28.2016 | Canada Business

In about the same amount of time it takes to watch an episode of Mad Men, you can now get everything you need to stir up an Old Fashioned of your o...

Is the Workplace Culture at Amazon Progressive or Destructive?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 08.27.2016 | Canada Business
Marcia Sirota

Work-life balance is non-existent at Amazon; an 80-plus hour work week is the norm. I imagine that the relentless pace, combined with the stress caused by this ruthless atmosphere, must be wreaking havoc on the mental and physical well-being of these employees.

Amazon Is Bigger Than Walmart

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Business

Maybe it was inevitable: Retail’s online giant has just unseated retail’s brick-and-mortar giant on the stock market. Based on market value, Amazo...