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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): 10,000 robots will be deployed for customer orders by end of the year

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) currently has around 1,000 robots that fulfill customer orders, designed by Kiva Systems. Amazon acquired Kiva for $775 million in 2012. According to CNN, Amazon plans to have 10,000 robots filling customer orders by the end of this year.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) reportedly invested $20 million in Yummy77

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has reportedly invested in an online company that offers fresh food to customers in China. Amazon will be investing $20 million into Yummy77 for a minority stake, according to TechNode. 
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) announces new original shows for kids

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced that its movie and TV production subsidiary Amazon Studios will be rolling out its first three original children’s TV shows. One series will kick off each month this summer, starting with next week. Amazon Prime subscribers will get access to the original programming.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) expands Coins to France, Italy, and Spain

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has expanded its Appstore currency called Amazon Coins to France, Italy, and Spain. Apps that are distributed by Amazon.com and are available for sale in these countries will have Coins enabled.

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) expands Sunday delivery service

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Last year, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced that it was partnering with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to have packages delivered to New York and L.A. on Sundays.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) is the second biggest retailer after Amazon.com

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Amazon.com is the top online retailer as the company sold $67.8 billion worth of products in 2013 alone. Now there is a new #2 online retailer, according to Internet Retailer. It is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Apple saw $18.3 billion in online sales in 2013. Apple took the position away from office supply company Staples after seeing a 24% increase in online sales.

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) launches #AmazonCart through Twitter partnership

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced #AmazonCart, which is a service that lets you add Amazon products to your shopping cart without leaving Twitter. You will have to connect your Twitter and Amazon accounts to make the feature work through your social settings.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) names global customer service chief Tom Weiland as head of Amazon Fresh

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has named global customer service chief Tom Weiland as the head of the Amazon Fresh grocery delivery business. Weiland oversaw Amazon’s global customer service operations and technology since 2009. He was recently named the VP and general manager of Amazon Fresh, according to his LinkedIn profile. He will be replacing Amazon Fresh VP Rick Batye, who has retired.
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