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“Millennials Don’t Care About Logos”: How Collapsing Brand Loyalty Will Allow Amazon To Dominate Apparel

Despite daily affirmations from the White House that “everything is awesome” with the economy, 2017 has been a miserable year for retailers.  As Reorg First Day points out, over 30 retailers, with debt aggregating into the billions of dollars, have filed for bankruptcy so far this year… After Shiekh Shoes’ filing today, at least 30 […]

Bezos Calls The Top? Sells $1.1 Billion Of Amazon Stock At Record Highs

Is the world’s richest man starting to get a little concerned that his $90 billion fortune in Amazon stock might just be fully valued?  Well, judging by his SEC disclosures from last Friday, Bezos provided investors with roughly 1.1 billion reasons why the answer to that question may be a resounding ‘yes’. As Bloomberg points […]

Amazon Is Asking Customers To Hand Over Their House Keys

Would you feel comfortable giving Jeff Bezos your house keys? Amazon is hoping that the answer is yes. The e-commerce behemoth and creator of a global deflation impulse on Wednesday introduced a connected door-lock and security-camera system to let package carriers, guests and dog walkers into your home using an app, WSJ reports. The so-called […]

Suspended Amazon Studio Exec Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Embattled Amazon Studios head Roy Price – who was suspended by the company last week after a producer claimed Price had repeatedly sexually harassed her – has made it official. Variety reports that Price officially resigned from Amazon, a decision that many in the industry had suspected was only a matter of time. In Price’s […]

“You’ll Love My Dick” – Amazon Suspends Video Chief After Sexual Harrassment Allegations

Amazon has reportedly suspended Roy Price, its point man in Hollywood and the head of its ambitious video program, according to ReCode. According to HollywoodReporter, in the wake of revelations about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged years-long sexual harassment and assault, a producer of one of Amazon Studios’ highest-profile TV shows is ready to talk about her […]

Amazon isn’t the No. 1 villain in retail sector’s demise

Retail stocks have been annihilated recently, despite the economy eking out growth. The fundamentals of the retail business look horrible: Sales are stagnating and profitability is getting worse with every passing quarter. Jeff Bezos and Amazon get most of the credit, but this credit is misplaced. Today, online sales represent only 8.5 percent of total […]

Meet The Tens Of Thousands Of Americans Desperate For A Warehouse Job At Amazon

Today was Amazon Jobs Day, which the company said was “its biggest hiring event of the year” in which it would interview and hire 50,000 full-time and part-time employees in communities all around the country, mostly for vacant warehouse worker positions. The jobs fair is part of Amazon’s pledge to hire 130,000 workers by 2018. […]

Corporate America Is Suddenly Freaking Out About Amazon

Last night we showed the dramatic impact Amazon has had on the retail sector, where over $6 billion in retail debt has filed for Chapter 11 protection YTD… … a 110% surge compared to the first half of 2016, and pointed out that there was one recurring name mentioned among 2017’s bankrupt retailers listed in […]

It Begins: WalMart Warns Truckers It Will No Longer Work With Them If They Move Goods For Amazon

The cold war between America’s two largest retailers just turned hot. In a note this morning from Deutsche Bank’s freight and logistics analyst Amit Mehrotra, he notes that  the “WMT vs. AMZN battle is heating up” and points to a report by DV Velocity, according to which a well respected transportation industry consultant told attendees […]

Amazon Tumbles: Misses Revenues, AWS Disappoints, Guides Lower

Jeff Bezos magic may be running out, because one quarter after the stock plunged when the company missed earnings (with revenues in line) and guiding lower, moments ago AMZN did a twofer, and despite beating the bottom line, it posted a big miss on the top line. As a result, the reason why Amazon is […]