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Amazon.com Q2 Net Loss Reached $126 Million

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SEATTLE-Substantial increases in expenses offset a significant gain in sales to send Amazon.com’s net loss to $126 million in its fiscal second quarter, compared to a net loss of $7 million in the second quarter of last year. Total operating expenses jumped 23.9 percent in dollars and 57 basis points as a percentage of sales,More »

Amazon Q1 Net Jumps 31.7 Percent

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SEATTLE-Riding on the back of healthy gains in sales, Amazon.com reported an increase of 31.7 percent in its first-quarter net income, to $108 million. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on March 31, were $19.7 billion, up 22.8 percent over the first quarter of last year. Net product sales posted an 18.3 percentMore »

Resolutions for 2014

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By Duke Ratliff With holiday shopping (and selling) in the rearview mirror, home furnishings executives can now focus on the year ahead. Here are a few resolutions for the new year that notable individuals and institutions can make to make it a successful 2014. Walmart’s new leaders Doug McMillon and David Cheesewright should resolve toMore »

“Bay-zos,” not “Bee-zos”

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By Duke Ratliff It’s interesting how Amazon is easily the most influential retailer since Walmart and most of us don’t even know how to pronounce the founder’s name. Yes, it’s “Bay-zos” instead of “Bee-zos,” according to the recently published book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon,” by Brad Stone. The public’sMore »

Amazon.com Posts $7 Million Loss in Q2

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SEATTLE-Rising costs offset significant gains in sales to drive Amazon.com to a $7 million net loss in its second quarter, as opposed to net income of $7 million in the second quarter of last year. Total operating expenses in dollars were up 36.3 percent in the quarter, which ended on June 30. As a percentageMore »