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Alumnus employs his business degree at Amazon – Boise State News – Amazon News

Patrick McCuistion at the Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center in Nampa, Idaho, where he is a data and reporting analyst.Patrick McCuistion (business and economic analytics, ‘20) of Battle Ground, Washington, chose Boise State because of the well-balanced, high-caliber business college and affordable tuition. “I looked at 11 different colleges in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to find the best business program,” McCuistion said. “I landed firmly on Boise State. I believe that Boise State has the best-rounded business program out of the colleges I toured and after finishing my program, I know that I definitely made the right choice.” McCuistion began his college career as a business economics major, but later discovered that a business and economic analytics degree would combine the core principles of computer science, mathematics, business economics and business intelligence. The idea of being cross trained in technical knowledge and business theory to better relate to colleagues in…

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Joyrider steals Amazon van after driver leaves it running outside Fresno warehouse, police say – Amazon News

by: Kellie Helton Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 09:43 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 09:43 PM PDT FRESNO, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday after police say he stole an Amazon van in Fresno, crashed it, and then attempted to commandeer another vehicle. At around 7 p.m., officers learned that an Amazon van had just been stolen from the company’s warehouse on Cedar and Florence avenues. Fresno Police Lt. Israel Reyes says an employee left the van running in the parking lot when the suspect jumped in and took off. Officers were able to use the tracking system inside the van to track it down Highway 41 – before it left at Shields Avenue and made its way down to Blackstone Avenue. After stopping at a red light, police say the man tried to maneuver his way through traffic after noticing several officers behind him.…

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Amazon Shoppers Say These Are the ‘Softest Pajamas’ They’ve Ever Owned — and They’re on Sale – Amazon News

Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission. When the warm months come around, hot sleepers know the difficulty of staying cool all too well. Even if you’ve invested in bamboo cooling sheets and stationed a portable fan beside the bed, sweaty, restless nights can persist. And while stripping down to your underwear is certainly one way to combat a 90-degree night, Amazon shoppers recommend adding this cooling pajama set to your collection.  The Ekouaer Short-Sleeve Pajama Set is soft and breathable, making it ideal to slip into during the spring and summer months. Crafted from a blend of rayon and spandex, the two-piece set is complete with either a button-up short-sleeve shirt or a pullover top, along with stretchy boxer shorts. The cut is on the looser side, geared to not only provide comfort while…

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Amazon to open 2 distribution centers in Las Vegas Valley – Amazon News

With pawnshops, a strip club and plenty of houses nearby, Amazon is opening a distribution center in a not-so-typical spot for a newly built Southern Nevada warehouse. But with many people staying home all day and buying even more online than they did before the pandemic, the e-commerce giant is expanding its already-big footprint in the Las Vegas area with facilities that send products straight to customers. Amazon expects to open two so-called last-mile delivery centers in the valley this year, one in Henderson near the M Resort and another in North Las Vegas near Jerry’s Nugget casino, spokeswoman Lisa Campos confirmed to the Review-Journal. The company already has two such facilities in the region, one near retail-and-office complex Town Square Las Vegas and another in North Las Vegas less than 2 miles from Craig Ranch Regional Park, in addition to multiple, sprawling fulfillment centers. Like other industries, Southern Nevada’s…

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Amazon’s Mother’s Day Sale: Best Deals on American Apparel – Amazon News

Each product has been independently selected by our editorial team. We may receive commissions from some links to products on this page. Promotions are subject to availability and retailer terms. Spring is here and Amazon’s Mother’s Day Sale has deals to help you clear out the cobwebs to make room for just about everything, including styles from your favorite brands. Some of the best deals there are on American Apparel clothing — you can find items for as much as 40% off!  Additionally, this is a great opportunity to get your hands on major markdowns and fashion deals from loads of other brands including Coach, Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs, Rebecca Minkoff, Frye, Herschel, Vera BradleyLevi’s, Ugg, Amazon, Forever 21, Lululemon, Nordstrom, REI and Skechers.Amazon’s Mother’s Day Sale doesn’t end with fashion. Whether you’re looking for a juicer or a smart speaker, Amazon is offering up deep discounts on electronics, home decor, kitchen appliances, camping…

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Amazon And The Truth About Corporate Taxes – Amazon News

Amazon’s relatively low corporate tax bills have generated much criticism from elected officials, including President Biden. Although Amazon has drawn the brunt of the recent ire, many companies across different sectors of the U.S. economy use tax laws to reduce or even zero out federal corporate tax. A sampling of companies that use the tax laws to full advantage is; food processing company Archer Daniels Midland, delivery services company FedEx, shoemaker Nike, customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Salesforce. All these companies are profitable and compete on the global stage. Laws are put in place to increase or decrease various activities and drive a specific behavior. What follows is the four key provisions of the tax law that companies use to reduce the corporate tax burden. I will discuss whether or not the law is driving behavior that is beneficial to the competitiveness of American companies, consumers, and the U.S.…

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Google could match Amazon and Microsoft with virtual desktop tool but keeps it for employees only – Amazon News

Thomas Kurian, chief executive officer of cloud services at Google LLC, speaks during the Google Cloud Next ’19 event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The conference brings together industry experts to discuss the future of cloud computing.Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesGoogle maintains a piece of software, Cloudtop, that employees use to access internal programs. It’s the sort of thing that might be helpful for companies that want to keep their employees productive as they work from home while sheltering in place to avoid further spread of the coronavirus.However, when Google’s cloud customers ask for a virtual desktop solution, Google refers them to third-party solutions instead, according to two people familiar with the company’s cloud business, who asked for anonymity as they were discussing internal business matters.Google’s approach stands in sharp contrast to market leaders Amazon and Microsoft. Both have their own virtual desktop…

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The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday – Amazon News

Christine Persaud Published 6:05 p.m. ET April 12, 2021 — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.When it comes to snagging deals for your home, the convenience of Amazon can’t be beat. As a Prime member, you can overnight everything from a robot vacuum that will be especially great at picking up pet hair to a smart garage door opener that’s super simple to install—all of which just so happen to be on sale. Get expert shopping advice delivered to your phone. Sign up for text message alerts from the deal-hunting nerds at Reviewed.The site’s best Amazon deals are up to 33% off today, so whether you’re stuck inside due to April showers or outside enjoying the spring flowers in bloom, you’re sure to find a great markdown on a fabulous find for your abode—and beyond! Here are the five best discounts you can find on the site today. 1. Less…

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Indian Head Park woman loses $48000 in Amazon Prime phone scam that took a month to unfold … – Amazon News

An Indian Head Park woman was conned out of $48,000, her son reported Friday. But it took more than a month for the way the scam unfolded to come to light. At about 2 p.m. March 4, a clerk at Mariano’s grocery store, at 47th and Willow Springs Road in Western Springs, called the police to report she was concerned about an elderly woman who had bought two gift cards for $500 each, the Western Springs Police Department staff said. The police were able to identify the buyer and her address in Indian Head Park. So the same day, an officer from each village together went to the woman’s home to talk to her. The woman, who is 87, was adamant that she was only buying the gift cards as gifts for family members, Indian Head Park Deputy Police Chief Michael Kurinec said. She did not tell the officers about…

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Amazon.com Inc. stock underperforms Monday when compared to competitors despite daily gains – Amazon News

Shares of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.21% inched 0.21% higher to $3,379.39 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.02% falling 0.02% to 4,127.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.16% falling 0.16% to 33,745.40. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Amazon.com Inc. closed $172.86 below its 52-week high ($3,552.25), which the company achieved on September 2nd. The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as eBay Inc. EBAY, +0.27% rose 0.27% to $62.64, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL, -1.15% fell 1.15% to $2,244.62, and Walmart Inc. WMT, +0.01% rose 0.01% to $139.80. Trading volume (3.2 M) remained 240,778 below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M. Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See…

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