Jeff Bezos

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President Donald Trump has been tweeting incessantly about the Dow’s gains lately. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Another week, another market milestone. The Dow Jones index last week topped 22,000 for the first time, and nobody’s happier than President Donald Tru(...)

Jeff Bezos is the richest person as measured by Bloomberg Photograph: Reuters

A surge in Amazon. com shares on Thursday morning in advance of the online retailer’s earnings report has propelled founder Jeff Bezos past Bill Gates(...)

“When I cleared out my desk last week, I felt fine. I simply scooped up 32 years of workplace detritus and dumped it in the bin.” Photograph: Getty

What is the most decorous way to leave a company where you have worked happily for decades? I had always thought there were three things well-behaved(...)

Mika Brzezinski, a co-presenter of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, who was targetted on Twitter by US President Donald Trump. Photograph: Robert Caplin/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s war on the media took a graphic turn on Thursday when the president launched a highly personal attack on a female host of MSNBC’s morni(...)

epa06042063 Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, during the conference 'The Future of Newspapers' with the leading world players in the information industry, on the occasion of the 150 years of Italian newspaper 'La Stampa' in Turin, Italy, 21 June 2017.  EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has remained largely invisible in the world of philanthropy. That changed last week in a single tweet - followed by 42,000 more. (...)

 Customers  at a Whole Foods in New York. By purchasing the upscale grocery chain, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief, has a chance to tinker with how people buy groceries — and map the future of the physical store. Photograph: Dolly Faibyshev/The New York Times

It was no surprise Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods for $13.4 billion generated many fantastical predictions. For instance, Amazon could use every W(...)

 Amazon is set to acquire high-end grocer Whole Foods Market  for $13.7bn. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Just when we thought we understood Amazon, it surprises us. We are used to observing an online retailer that cuts prices relentlessly to undermine bri(...)

Vice Media’s latest investment values it at $5.7bn

If proof were needed that the fortunes of old and new media companies are rapidly diverging, it could be found this week when Vice Media secured a $45(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: appears to view the retail future as more nuanced than mere couch-bound shoppers ordering everything online.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

For so long the e-commerce standard bearer and enemy of shop-keepers everywhere, Amazon. com – not satisfied with sniping from the sidelines – is goin(...)

Amazon chief executive officer Jeff Bezos has vowed to spend  €4.5bn in India in coming years as he competes against local rivals. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Amazon. com is in preliminary talks to buy the Indian grocery site BigBasket, as the American company steps up efforts to gain ground in the fast-grow(...)

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