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Amazon Supports Department of Justice’s Prosecution of Six Defendants Charged with Fraud, Among Others

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:35pm

Amazon supported this lengthy investigation and the defendants were indicted this morning.

Key Points: 
  • Amazon supported this lengthy investigation and the defendants were indicted this morning.
  • Amazon has systems in place to detect suspicious behavior by sellers or employees, and teams in place to investigate and stop prohibited activity.
  • There is no place for fraud at Amazon and we will continue to pursue all measures to protect our store and hold bad actors accountable.
  • Amazon has an extensive history of protecting its customers from fraud and abuse:

Hiring an Amazon Virtual Assistant Is Essential to Propel Online Business, Agency VAA Philippines Says

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 1:34pm

HADERA, Israel, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --VAA Philippines, a virtual assistant agency, specializes in matching trained Amazon virtual assistants with Amazon sellers looking to scale up their businesses.

Key Points: 
  • HADERA, Israel, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --VAA Philippines, a virtual assistant agency, specializes in matching trained Amazon virtual assistants with Amazon sellers looking to scale up their businesses.
  • The company advises sellers that hiring an Amazon virtual assistant is a smart choice because it allows them to delegate day-to-day tasks so that they can concentrate on feeding their bottom line.
  • After a thorough assessment of the business and needs, VAA will select the ideal Amazon virtual assistant.
  • VAA specializes in locating, screening, training and supporting high quality Amazon VAs in the Philippines, and matching them after with Amazon sellers all over the world.

Tinuiti's 2020 Holiday Shopping Trends Report Predicts Increased Spending

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:30pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinuiti , the largest independent performance marketing agency across the triopoly of Google, Facebook and Amazon, released its 2020 Holiday Shopping Trends Report which examines consumer trends in an online shopping season impacted by COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinuiti , the largest independent performance marketing agency across the triopoly of Google, Facebook and Amazon, released its 2020 Holiday Shopping Trends Report which examines consumer trends in an online shopping season impacted by COVID-19.
  • By analyzing ecommerce trends through demographics, device usage and sub-verticals, the 2020 Holiday Shopper Study prepares businesses for a jam-packed Q4 featuring a postponed Amazon Prime Day in October along with Cyber Week and traditional holiday sales.
  • Furthermore, almost 40% of Gen Z shoppers said their holiday spending would be impacted; specifically, 27.9% will shop with more or only Black-owned businesses.
  • The 2020 Holiday Shopping Trends Report, like the 2020 Beauty Industry Trends Report , is just one of the many digital marketing reports that Tinuiti will be releasing to help brands devise effective strategies to round out an unprecedented year.

Storage-IT Partners with Zadara to Offer 100% OpEx Storage-as-a-Service in AWS Marketplace

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:15pm

Zadara Storage Inc. , a leader in enterprise storage-as-a-service, today announced a partnership with data management provider Storage-IT , to offer 100% OpEx storage-as-a-service solutions in AWS Marketplace.

Key Points: 
  • Zadara Storage Inc. , a leader in enterprise storage-as-a-service, today announced a partnership with data management provider Storage-IT , to offer 100% OpEx storage-as-a-service solutions in AWS Marketplace.
  • Storage-IT recently joined the AWS Marketplace Consulting Partner Private Offers (CPPO) Program and can now offer Zadara directly from AWS Marketplace to take advantage of its fully-managed cloud model for customers using Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Storage-IT customers using Zadara on AWS benefit from dedicated physical drives that are completely isolated, ensuring reliable performance and security.
  • Selling storage solutions as part of the AWS Marketplace CPPO Program allows customers to benefit from shorter procurement cycles, contracts, and billing consolidation.

Guardian Alliance Technologies Announces Select Tier Status in Amazon Web Services Partner Network and Alignment with Public Sector Program

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 17,2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Alliance Technologies (Guardian) announced today that it has reached Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Select Tier partner status.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKTON, Calif., Sept. 17,2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Alliance Technologies (Guardian) announced today that it has reached Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Select Tier partner status.
  • Using AWS, Guardian is ableto accelerate its efforts to help law enforcement agencies better vet and hire law enforcement professionals using innovative cloud technologystrengthening the integrity of the profession and building public trust.
  • "As a former law enforcement officer, I'm seeing first-hand how harnessing the power of the AWS cloudis improving various activities within the public safety profession," said Guardian President and Founder Justin Biedinger.
  • This follows Guardian's participation in the recent FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA) 2020 Virtual Leadership, Education and Networking Event .

Boosted Commerce Announces $87 Million in Funding; Acquisition of Six Amazon Fulfilment Companies

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Boosted plans to acquire and develop 100 e-commerce Consumer Package Brands over the next four years.

Key Points: 
  • Boosted plans to acquire and develop 100 e-commerce Consumer Package Brands over the next four years.
  • Boosted Commerce is building a collection of beloved third party companies and brands with strong customer loyalty and sales on the Amazon and Shopify platforms.
  • Boosted Commerce offers these business sellers a 45-day closing process built on a commitment to fair, market value offers and ethical, transparent negotiations.
  • "The founders of Boosted Commerce are world class entrepreneurs and operators.

Amazon Announces First Recipients of Investments from $2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:18pm

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the first recipients of investments from The Climate Pledge Fund : CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies.

Key Points: 
  • Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the first recipients of investments from The Climate Pledge Fund : CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies.
  • The Climate Pledge Fund invests in visionary companies whose products and services can empower a low carbon economy, said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO.
  • The Climate Pledge Fund is another important example of how the collaborative effort of The Climate Pledge can accelerate the transition to a net zero world.
  • Pachama will help Amazon monitor and evaluate nature-based solutions, including investments made by the Right Now Climate Fund.

Amazon Career Day 2020 – More Than 300,000 People Attended the Event and Over 380,000 Applied for a Job at Amazon

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:30am

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that over 300,000 people attended Amazon Career Day yesterday.

Key Points: 
  • Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that over 300,000 people attended Amazon Career Day yesterday.
  • Additionally, a record-setting 384,000 people applied for a job at Amazon in the U.S. and Canada over the last week since the event was announced.
  • Were looking forward to welcoming many Career Day participants to Amazon as full-time employees in the coming months.
  • Since announcing Career Day on September 9, Amazon has received more than 384,000 job applications for roles at the company in the U.S. and Canada 38 job applications every minute.

Kornit Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering of Ordinary Shares

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:48am

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kornit Digital Ltd. (NASDAQ: KRNT) (Kornit), a company that develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries, today announced the pricing of an upsized underwritten public offering of 4,078,210 ordinary shares at a price to the public of $56.50 per share.

Key Points: 
  • ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kornit Digital Ltd. (NASDAQ: KRNT) (Kornit), a company that develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries, today announced the pricing of an upsized underwritten public offering of 4,078,210 ordinary shares at a price to the public of $56.50 per share.
  • Kornit is offering 2,388,268 ordinary shares and an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon) is offering 1,689,942 ordinary shares.
  • The shares being sold by an affiliate of Amazon are being issued pursuant to the exercise of a warrant granted to Amazon by Kornit.
  • Kornit has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 611,731 ordinary shares at the public offering price.

Amazon Music Launches Podcasts for Customers Across the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Amazon Music announced today the launch of podcasts in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan, across all tiers of service at no additional cost.

Key Points: 
  • Amazon Music announced today the launch of podcasts in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Japan, across all tiers of service at no additional cost.
  • Amazon Music customers can access podcasts in the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android, on Amazon Echo devices, and at music.amazon.com/podcasts .
  • Were thrilled to offer customers a convenient podcast listening experience that fits their lifestyle, said Kintan Brahmbhatt, Director of Podcasts for Amazon Music.
  • Podcasts are now available to stream on all tiers of Amazon Music at no additional cost, including free access on Echo, web, and in the Amazon Music mobile app.