Update on plans for New York City headquarters

After much thought and deliberation, we’ve decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens. For Amazon, the commitment to build a new headquarters requires positive, collaborative relationships with state and local elected officials who will be supportive over the long-term.

Reinventing an American icon

How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.

The Counting Crows song you’ve waited 25 years to hear

Teaming up with Amazon Music, the iconic rockers release the first-ever recording of "August and Everything After," the unfinished title track of their debut album.
Meet Scout
Field testing a new delivery
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Sit, stay, play

How much does Amazon love dogs? Just ask one of the 6,000 pups that “work” here.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

Tour an Amazon warehouse

Go behind the scenes to learn how Amazon gets your packages to you so quickly.

Catalyst for growth

How Amazon’s urban campus revitalized a Seattle neighborhood, and created nearly 100,000 new jobs.

How to pack a Prime plane

Amazon’s Prime Air planes work on customers’ behalf to fulfill our two-day delivery promise to Prime members.

The stories behind the peculiar building names at Amazon's headquarters

Bigfoot, Houdini, and Nessie have all taken up residence on Amazon’s Seattle urban campus, but how did they end up there?

How a door became a desk, and a symbol of Amazon

Today, Amazon offices around the world are filled with door desks, based on Bezos’ early design.

Amazon orders 20,000 vans for small businesses

Amazon and Mercedes-Benz announce a partnership to supply Amazon Delivery Service Partners with delivery vans.

How to sign up for AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a way for customers to support their favorite charitable organization every time they shop with Amazon.

Meet some of the cute pups that go to "work" at Amazon

There are over 6,000 dogs registered to come to work with Amazonians in Seattle, with 500 coming in on any given day.

The Spheres welcome first plant

Hint: it's an Australian tree fern.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opens first robotics fulfillment center in Canada

Today, Amazon had the pleasure of hosting Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, for the official launch of Amazon's first robotics fulfillment center (FC) in Canada.

Alexa gets even smarter, thanks to you

Now customers can help make Alexa even smarter- introducing Alexa Answers.

"Alexa, what is the Amazon Beta Testing Program?"

Not everything makes the cut. But we’re okay with that.

Cracking the code

Giving students from kindergarten through college the resources and skills to build their brightest futures.

re:MARS, a new AI event for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space

Leaders and builders across industries will come together for immersive learning sessions including visionary talks, interactive workshops, technical deep dives, roundtables, hands-on demos, and more.

Helping employees pursue new careers through Career Choice

Giving employees the skills and training that enable them to leave Amazon.

Everything Alexa learned in 2018

Alexa expanded to more places and devices in 2018, helping you get more done than ever before - here's our look back at Alexa's busy year.
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