Grocery chain Tops blames Amazon as it files for bankruptcy

Supermarket chain Tops Markets filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying an unsustainable debt load, falling food prices and stiff competition from Amazon and other low-cost rivals forced it to reorganize. Tops said it expects the 169 stores it operates in upstate New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont to remain open

Jet.com’s founder may be eyeing the exit at Walmart

Marc Lore could be eyeing his exit from Walmart, several sources tell The Post. The scrappy e-commerce entrepreneur — whose startup Jet.com got acquired by Walmart 17 months ago for $3.3 billion — suffered a blow on Tuesday as Walmart said it will rein in subsidies of Jet’s growth. Lore,

Dan McCarroll, Former President of Warner Bros. Records, Joins Amazon

Amazon Music announced today that it has hired veteran executive Dan McCarroll, who most recently was president of Warner Bros. Records, as Global Head of Originals and Artist Relations. McCarroll (pictured above with singer Dua Lipa) will be reporting directly to Alex Luke, Global Head of Programming and Content Strategy. According to

Jeffrey Tambor responds to Transparent firing

Jeffrey Tambor says he is “profoundly disappointed” in Amazon and Transparent creator Jill Soloway after he was dropped from the show over what he maintains are “false accusations” against him. On Thursday, the streaming service officially parted ways with the 73-year-old actor, who has been accused of sexual harassment by Transparent guest

Amazon is trying to get to the bottom of its sex toy mystery

Amazon can’t wrap its head around why dozens of packages containing sex toys are being sent to strangers. Unsolicited parcels have been turning up at homes around the US and Canada over the past weeks. Some contain random gifts, like a Bluetooth speaker, LED lights, or a computer vacuum cleaner. But

Amazon becomes third-most valuable company in the world

It’s a changing of the guard — new tech leap-frogging old tech. Amazon stock surged 2.6 percent on Wednesday, allowing the company for the first time to close trading with a market cap more than that of Microsoft. Amazon’s market cap, after a torrid year when it soared 75 percent,

Amazon is cutting several hundred jobs

Amazon is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the company shifts resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant Alexa. The job cuts, rare for the world’s largest online retailer, are in the

Here’s another industry Amazon is killing off

PITTSBURGH — It is clear that Sherry Johnson loves her job as a cashier at the Giant Eagle a few miles outside of Pittsburgh. She greets each customer warmly as she carefully places their groceries in blue plastic bags. “I have had this job for years. The people who

Here’s another industry Amazon is killing off

PITTSBURGH — It is clear that Sherry Johnson loves her job as a cashier at the Giant Eagle a few miles outside of Pittsburgh. She greets each customer warmly as she carefully places their groceries in blue plastic bags. “I have had this job for years. The people who

Amazon planning delivery service to rival FedEx and UPS

Amazon, which already delivers millions of packages ordered from its Web site to addresses around the world, is getting ready to launch a delivery service for businesses that will rival FedEx and UPS, according to a report Friday morning. Under the proposed service, to be called “Shipping with Amazon,”

Couple inundated by mystery packages want it to stop

ACTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts couple says it was fun when they started receiving free mystery packages from Amazon they hadn’t ordered. Now they want it to stop. Mike and Kelly Gallivan, of Acton, tell The Boston Globe the first package arrived in October. They have continued to receive one

17 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Get On Amazon

If you’re in need of a last-minute gift for the upcoming holiday, look no further than express-shipping maverick, Amazon. Whether you’re shopping for a partner who’d enjoy a pair of slippers for a more laid-back Valentine’s Day, or a gal pal who needs a pair of portable wine glasses for her next