Christmas 2022: immersion in an Amazon warehouse at its peak activity

The 182,000 m² four-story building, which was inaugurated at the end of August 2021, looks like an ultra-modern terminal: security gates, employees wearing overalls, permanent background noise. And for three weeks, the 3,350 employees and a thousand temporary workers experience their peak activity when Christmas approaches. “There are hundreds of thousands of parcels leaving for … Read more

sentenced to pay a fine of 60 million euros

sentenced to pay a fine of 60 million euros

The Cnil, guardian of the privacy of the French, has sanctioned the American computer giant Microsoft with a fine of 60 million euros for not allowing simply refusing “cookies” on its Bing search engine, according to a statement released Thursday. It is the largest fine that the authority has imposed in 2022, which last year … Read more

Amazon launches Inspire, its TikTok-style feature

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E-TRADE 12/12/2022 The Amazon e-commerce platform is implementing (in the US at the moment) a new feature “inspired” by the social network TikTok. Her name ? “Inhale”. The tool, available in the Amazon app, allows consumers to view products from a personalized feed of videos and photos and then proceed to purchase where appropriate. This … Read more

Amazon features a mustachioed and manual dexterous single dad for its latest Christmas ad

Amazon features a mustachioed and manual dexterous single dad for its latest Christmas ad

This Amazon Christmas campaign titled “Give Joy” is directed by New Zealander Taika Waititi. The ad shows a single father’s devotion to his daughter. Christmas really is the season for good feelings, this Amazon ad is proof of that. For its year-end communications, the American multinational has launched the campaign “Give joy” (“Joy is Made” … Read more

leader of Prime Video, Twitch and gaming bows out again

Jeff Blackburn is head of Amazon’s media and entertainment business. And according to emails exchanged between him and chief executive Andy Jassy on Friday, Blackburn has decided to retire again. Other people will take over his responsibilities when he leaves. Changes to the company’s organizational chart will then be as follows: Mike Hopkins, who heads … Read more

“I was mad and shocked” (video)

"I was mad and shocked" (video)

A short time ago, Stephanie decided to install a surveillance camera at her front door because she noticed that her packages were regularly searched. This camera works with a motion detector and takes pictures when it detects a presence in front of the house. “shocked” At the end of September, the 34-year-old mother finds that … Read more

Did Amazon have “121 billion profit in the second half of 2022 in Europe”, as MP Thomas Portes writes?

Did Amazon have "121 billion profit in the second half of 2022 in Europe", as MP Thomas Portes writes?

The elected Nupes-LFI wanted to condemn the discrepancy between the amounts collected by the e-commerce giant and the amount of tax he pays in Europe. But got entangled in the process. Amazon makes billions in profits while not paying taxes on these amounts to European states. This is the idea defended by Thomas Porte, deputy … Read more

After Apple, Amazon and Starbucks, it is the car manufacturer Fiat that wins the case against the EU

After Apple, Amazon and Starbucks, it is the car manufacturer Fiat that wins the case against the EU

This decision imposes a new rejection on the European executive, which saw it as illegal state aid and had already lost in other cases against Apple, Amazon and Starbucks, in other tax disputes in Ireland, Luxembourg and in the Netherlands. In October 2015, the Commission ordered Luxembourg to recover around €30 million from Fiat Chrysler … Read more

Snap is partnering with Amazon to enhance the AR shopping experience

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Amazon is teaming up with Snap for an augmented reality fashion experience that lets customers digitally try on different eyewear brands and styles and then make a purchase. The “Virtual Try-On” shopping method gives 363 million daily active Snapchatters access to thousands of eyewear styles on Amazon Fashion. Amazon said the two companies have established … Read more