Tag Archives: Jeff Bezos

Amazon Q3 Loss Skies; Stock Dives in After-Hours Trading

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SEATTLE-In what one financial analyst, Matt Nemer of Wells Fargo Securities, described as an “ugly quarter,” Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) saw its third-quarter net loss explode from $41 million last year to $437 million for the period ending on Sept. 30. The results, which were announced after the close of the NASDAQ market yesterday, sent Amazon’sMore »

Last updated: October 24, 2014

Great Expectations

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Pity the home furnishings industry exec on a long summer vacation—he or she will return to work with a whole new landscape of retail leaders. For those keeping score at home (along with the imaginary, anachronistic exec who could actually take vacation all summer), here’s a brief rundown on the recent CEO shuffle: Target namedMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

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 »

Last updated: July 25, 2014

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 »

Last updated: April 25, 2014

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 »

Last updated: December 20, 2013

“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 »

Last updated: November 1, 2013

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 »

Last updated: July 26, 2013