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September 18, 2014

Two new Kindle e-readers from Amazon hit the market next month with a host of new features beyond the typical thinner and lighter claims.

Two new Kindle e-readers from Amazon hit the market next month with a host of new features beyond the typical thinner and lighter claims.

July 18, 2014

Amazon found another way to endear itself to customers with a new service called Kindle Unlimited that provides access to 600,000 books for a flat monthly fee.

Amazon found another way to endear itself to customers with a new service called Kindle Unlimited that provides access to 600,000 books for a flat monthly fee.

October 24, 2013

Amazon.com continued to lose money during its third quarter, although considerably less than a year ago, as its sales advanced 24% to more than $17 billion.

Amazon.com continued to lose money during its third quarter, although considerably less than a year ago, as its sales advanced 24% to more than $17 billion.

After the market closed on Thursday, Amazon reported a net loss of $41 million, or nine cents a share, during the quarter ended September 30, versus a net loss the prior year of $274 million, or 60 cents a share. The reduced loss coupled with sales of $17. 1 billion which exceeded analysts’ estimate of $16.8 billion caused shares to surge in after hours trading.

December 16, 2011

E-readers continue to be a popular gift choice this holiday season, with Amazon.com reporting that for the third week in a row, customers are purchasing more than one million Kindle devices per week.

SEATTLE — E-readers continue to be a popular gift choice this holiday season, with Amazon.com reporting that for the third week in a row, customers are purchasing more than one million Kindle devices per week. Among its Kindle offerings, the latest, Kindle Fire, remains the most sought-after product on Amazon.com. since it was introduced 11 weeks ago.

October 26, 2011

The popularity of Amazon.com's Kindle e-readers continues to help boost Amazon.com's sales. However, net income for the third quarter was disappointing.

SEATTLE — The popularity of Amazon.com's Kindle e-readers continues to help boost Amazon.com's sales. However, net income for the third quarter was disappointing.

Amazon.com reported that net sales for the third quarter increased 44% to $10.88 billion in the third quarter, compared with $7.56 billion in third quarter 2010. Net income decreased 73% to $63 million in the third quarter, or 14 cents per diluted share, compared with net income of $231 million, or 51 cents per diluted share, in third quarter 2010.

July 27, 2011

Amazon, which reported record 2Q sales, will get even more help boosting its bottom line now that Toys"R"Us will start selling the online retailer's popular Kindle e-reader.

 WAYNE, N.J. — Amazon, which reported record 2Q sales, will get even more help boosting its bottom line now that Toys"R"Us will start selling the online retailer's popular Kindle e-reader.

April 12, 2011

Amazon announced that it is now offering a new Kindle for $114, compared with $139 for its standard model and $189 for the 3G version.

SEATTLE — Amazon announced that it is now offering a new Kindle for $114, compared with $139 for its standard model and $189 for the 3G version. The catch is that the $114 Kindle requires the user to view special offers and sponsored products on screensavers and on the bottom of the home screen.

October 7, 2010

Staples announced that the Kindle e-reader is available in all stores nationwide beginning Oct. 10 ......

September 6, 2010

Target was the first brick-and-mortar retailer to offer Amazon.com’s popular Kindle earlier this year,...

August 2, 2010

Amazon.com has announced the launch of the “Your Kindle Commercial Contest” and invited customers in...

June 30, 2010

The new Kindle will begin shipping on July 7, the company reported ......