Big Losses, Big Questions for Amazon

Amazon's release of its third quarter financial results Thursday afternoon gave analysts and investors lots to think about as the giant e-tailer posted a large quarterly loss, forecast the possibility of a loss for the fourth quarter and had slowing growth in its media segment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Has Big Sales Gain, Small Loss

Total revenue at Amazon increased 24%, to $17.09 billion, in the third quarter of 2013 while its operating loss was $25 million, down from $28 million in the third quarter of 2012. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’

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Amazon Buy-Button Change Raises Alarms, Questions

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Despite Big Earnings Gain, Amazon Disappoints in Q3

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