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Amazon is an e-commerce Washington based company. The Amazon founder and current CEO Jeff Bozos has become the world’s wealthiest person. Amazon has become renowned e- retailer. Now it is facing a problem with its employees. The latest news is that Amazon Workers turned Black Friday into Day of Protests in Europe saying they are not Robots.
History of Amazon
The founder of Amazon has been working in D.E. Shaw and Co. as a president. Later he moved to Seattle and began to work on the online bookstore. He founded an online bookstore on July 5, 1994. As the history of Amazon, the company started with the name of Cadabra Inc. He has to change its name due to misheard the name in September 1994 to Amazon.com. Amazon was started as a bookstore later it increased its products verities.
Amazon took a start as an online bookstore. Later it extended its products like mp3, audio books, video games, software, electronics. It has introduced e-book reader, tablets and TV. It offers a bunch of products in both physical types of devices and digital devices.
As compared to other online stores, Amazon is not only a store. It always tries to create ease for its customers. It has introduced many features to facilitate customers. Recently, two things are remarkable in amazon’s developments.
Amazon Go Store
Amazon Go Store is the best app that is designed to facilitate the amazon’s customers. The customers have to check in and check out while entering into the Amazon store. The app works to create ease in this matter. The customer should have the app installed on his phone, and the app will automatically check in and check out while the customer will or leave the Amazon store. Amazon has planned to open over 3,000 Amazon Go stores.
Amazon 4-Stars Store
Amazon 4-stars store is another project of Amazon .com. It is planned to facilitate to the customers in New York in its first stage. The main purpose of these stores provide the above-rated products with ease in their city. Initially, it is launched in New York; soon Amazon will extend it to the other cities of US.
Amazon Workers Protest
We have seen the plans and projects of Amazon concerning its customers. However, there is news spread all over the USA about the Amazon workers protest. The workers protested in many countries in Europe. The protest started in the Black Friday’s hot sale day. The workers had reservations about the income and their salaries. They were underpaid according to the workers. The workers said that the Amazon is the wealthiest organization and Jeff is the wealthiest person due to them.
They added that the owner would spend the money on space travel, but he would like to pay to the loyal and hardworking employees. It is a fact that most of the Amazons employees are taking Government support in food and shelter. The employees are paid as low as $15 per hour. The Company has also eliminated some employees’ bonuses. The Amazon has started negotiations in some countries, but Amazon workers protest didn’t end yet.