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Amazon recruiting Colorado talent for IT jobs in Seattle

Amazon recruiters are on the hunt for software developers and plan to be in Colorado in August to meet potential candidates. “We actually want to recruit top talent to bring to Seattle,” said Dakotta Alex, Amazon global operations. Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce site, is making a push for same-day delivery options that could change… Continue Reading Amazon recruiting Colorado talent for IT jobs in Seattle

Amazon is hoping that five bucks will get you in the door to its local deals site, AmazonLocal. Amazon.com Inc. will be selling $10 gift cards for $5 on Tuesday to people who visit AmazonLocal.com, the online retailer’s answer to deals sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial. It’s a crafty move from Amazon, the world’s… Continue Reading Amazon to sell $10 cards for $5 to lure customers

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Amazon unveils $199 Kindle Fire tablet

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday showed off the Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet computer , challenging Apple’s iPad by extending its Kindle brand into the world of full-color, multipurpose devices. Bezos also took the opportunity to show off a new line of Kindle e-readers with black-and-white screens and lower prices, further pressuring competitors like… Continue Reading Amazon unveils $199 Kindle Fire tablet

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Seasonal hiring to top 600,000

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This year’s seasonal employment is expected to exceed 600,000 for the first time since 2007, according to outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas. The firm notes that many retailers are increasing holiday hiring. Kohl’s Corp., Macy’s Inc., Toys R Us, Pier 1 Imports Inc., American Eagle Outfitters Inc. and others plan to hire more temporary… Continue Reading Seasonal hiring to top 600,000

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Amazon is cutting off affiliates that help it sell products in Colorado because of a new tax on online sales. Affiliates earn money by using their Web sites to link customers to online sellers like Amazon. Amazon told affiliates in an e-mail on Monday it would no longer pay them advertising fees because of the… Continue Reading Amazon cuts off Colo. affiliates because of tax

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Veteran New York entrepreneurs Jimmy Sabry and Michael Ezzat have opened a Mediterranean-style café in Manitou Springs. The Nile Café, 954 Manitou Ave., offers Mediterranean food, coffee and desserts. Sabry and Ezzat also plan to offer hookah for nighttime customers. The pair plans a grand opening on May 1. Customers can expect breakfast, lunch and… Continue Reading Manitou welcoming Mediterranean cafe, hookah bar

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