Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios

Emmy-nominated Executive Producers of new Amazon Original Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to develop television projects exclusively for Prime Video SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 25, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced that critically-acclaimed multi-hyphenates Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls) have entered a multi-year overall deal with Amazon Studios. Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which debuts this fall on Prime Video. Th…

Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by Early 2019

New AWS Infrastructure will enable customers to run workloads in the Middle East and serve end-users across the region with even lower latency SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 25, 2017– Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch. Currently, AWS provides 44 Availability Zones across 16 infrastructure regions worldwide, with another 14 Availability Zones, across five AWS Regions in China, France, Hong Kong, Sweden, and a …

Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire HD 10: 1080p Full HD Display, Faster Performance, Longer Battery Life, and Alexa Hands-Free—now only $149.99

Featuring a brilliant 10.1” 1080p Full HD display with over 2 million pixels, stereo speakers with Dolby Audio, and 32GB of internal storage with support for up to 256GB more via microSD—the all-new Fire HD 10 is designed from the ground up for entertainment Now 30% faster with 2x the RAM and an ultra-fast quad-core processor, plus up to 10 hours of battery life so you can enjoy all your favorite movies, TV shows, books, games, songs, and more Introducing Alexa hands-free for the first time on a Fire tablet—simply ask Alexa to play or pause a video, set a timer, play a song, dim the lights, open your calendar, or …

Amazon Announces Third Fulfillment Center for Portland to Create 1,000 Full-time Roles

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 18, 2017– Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its third Oregon fulfillment center in Portland, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in Troutdale and Salem, in addition to the existing sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland. With the three upcoming fulfillment centers, Amazon will employ more than 3,500 full-time fulfillment associates across the state when all locations open starting in 2018. “We announced our second fulfillment center in late August and today …

Amazon Expands in Ohio with Monroe Fulfillment Center

New facility will employ more than 1,000 associates SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 18, 2017– Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open its fourth Ohio fulfillment center in Monroe, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. The company recently announced an upcoming fulfillment center in North Randall, and it currently operates fulfillment centers in Etna and Obetz. Additionally, there are more than 65,000 authors, sellers, and developers in Ohio growing their businesses and reaching new customers via Amazon products and services. “We are excited to continue growing in Ohio, adding 1,0…

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Michigan, Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs

New 1-million-square-foot site will be the third Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 14, 2017– Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Mich. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. “Michigan has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding a new fulfillment center to better serve our customers in the region,” said Sanjay Shah, Amazon’s vice president of North American operations. “The state has been a source of exception…

Amazon Greenlights Untitled University of Michigan Football Series Exclusively for Amazon Prime Video

The Amazon Original Unscripted Series follows legendary Coach Jim Harbaugh and the 2017 University of Michigan football team SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 12, 2017– (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled University of Michigan Football series, following legendary Coach Jim Harbaugh and the 11-time national championship team throughout the 2017 season. Produced by BTN Originals, The Montag Group and Jim Jorden Productions, the series will give Prime members unprecedented access to the winningest program in college football, chronicling Michigan’s 2017 season. The cameras will follow C…

Amazon Announces Fall Slate for Kids Originals Including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters

Wishenpoof and The Stinky & Dirty Show return for second seasons New fall programming highlights impactful storytelling and inspiring characters SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 7, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its fall slate for kids originals, exclusively on Prime Video. Amazon Studios creates series for kids with heart for both enjoyment and impact to inspire a generation of lifelong creative learners. The fall slate includes Wishenpoof (September 26), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (October 13), If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (November 7), and The Stinky & Dirty Show (Fall 201…

Amazon Opens Search for Amazon HQ2 – A Second Headquarters City in North America

New headquarters will be a full equal to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, and is expected to grow to 50,000 employees as part of the company’s ongoing job creation Amazon plans to invest over $5 billion in construction and operation of Amazon HQ2 In addition to Amazon’s direct hiring and investment, construction and operation of Amazon HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs in construction and related industries, and generate tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the city where Amazon HQ2 is located SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 7, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon tod…

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in New York, Creating 2,250 Full-Time Jobs

Employees at the new Staten Island facility will work alongside Amazon Robotics SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 6, 2017– Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y. The facility is Amazon’s first fulfillment center in the state and will create more than 2,250 new, full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with advanced robotics. “We are excited to bring our first fulfillment center to New York and work alongside the state’s incredible workforce,” said Sanjay Shah, Amazon’s Vice President of Customer Fulfillment. “The support…