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Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.OQ)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Pure Storage Announces Pure Storage Cloud Data Services
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::PURE STORAGE INC - ANNOUNCED PURE STORAGE CLOUD DATA SERVICES, A SUITE OF NEW CLOUD OFFERINGS THAT RUN ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES.  Full Article

Skype Calling Now Available On Amazon's Alexa - Skype Website
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - :SKYPE CALLING NOW AVAILABLE ON ALEXA; SKYPE USERS CAN USE ALEXA TO CALL PEOPLE ON SKYPE OR CALL MOBILES/LANDLINES IN UP TO 150 COUNTRIES - SKYPE WEBSITE.  Full Article

Tesla Working With Amazon To Deploy More Energy Storage At Distribution Centers - Electrek
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - :TESLA IS WORKING WITH AMAZON TO DEPLOY MORE ENERGY STORAGE AT DISTRIBUTION CENTERS - ELECTREK.  Full Article

Alexa and Amazon Echo now available in Mexico
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::ALEXA AND AMAZON ECHO NOW AVAILABLE IN MEXICO.AMAZON.COM INC - ECHO, ECHO DOT, ECHO PLUS, ECHO SPOT, AND AMAZON SMART PLUG WILL BEGIN SHIPPING NEXT WEEK IN MEXICO.  Full Article

Fitch Says Amazon HQ2 Split Has Muted Upside For New York & Virginia
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Fitch::FITCH SAYS AMAZON HQ2 SPLIT HAS MUTED UPSIDE FOR NEW YORK & VIRGINIA.FITCH SAYS DIRECT IMPACT ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE FROM AMAZON WILL BE REDUCED NOT ONLY BY SPLITTING HQ2 BUT ALSO BY ANTICIPATED STATE & LOCAL INCENTIVES.  Full Article

Amazon.Com Inc Acquired Pillpack For Cash Consideration Of About $753 Mln
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON.COM INC - ON SEPT. 11, ACQUIRED PILLPACK FOR CASH CONSIDERATION OF ABOUT $753 MILLION, NET OF CASH ACQUIRED.  Full Article

Amazon CFO Says Co Very Pleased With Prime Membership Renewal And Signup Data Since Subscription Price Increase - Conf Call
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON CFO SAYS THIRD PARTY MARKETPLACE SALES ARE UP TO 53 PERCENT OF UNITS PURCHASED - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS "WE DID THE SOUQ ACQUISITION LAST YEAR IN MAY SO THE FULL PICK UP ON THAT WAS IN 2017 AND NOW WE'RE LAPPING THAT" - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY ONLY ADDING ABOUT 15 PERCENT TO WAREHOUSE SQUARE FOOTAGE THIS YEAR - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY LAUNCHED BUSINESS IN TURKEY - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS HOLIDAY SALES PERIOD IS "ALWAYS A VERY DIFFICULT PERIOD FOR US TO ESTIMATE" - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY NOT EXPECTING MATERIAL IMPACT FROM US POSTAL SERVICE RATE CHANGES IN 2019 - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS "THIS GROWTH RATE'S GOING TO BOUNCE AROUND" ON AWS BUSINESS GROWTH - CONF CALL.AMAZON - DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO ADD PAID ADVERTISING TO ALEXA - CONF CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY VERY PLEASED WITH PRIME MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL AND SIGNUP DATA SINCE SUBSCRIPTION PRICE INCREASE - CONF CALL.AMAZON OFFICIAL SAYS CLOUD UNIT HAS LOWERED PRICES A FEW TIMES IN LAST FEW MONTHS - CONF CALL.  Full Article

Amazon CFO Says Accounting Change Recorded $300 Mln From Prime Subscriptions In Earlier Qtrs This Year Instead Of Q4 - Media Call
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY EXPECTING A STRONG HOLIDAY SEASON, NO MESSAGE IN FORWARD GUIDANCE AGAINST THAT - MEDIA CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS COMPANY IS NOT QUANTIFYING IMPACT OF WAGE HIKE FOR NEARLY 400,000 WORKERS - MEDIA CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS TIMING OF DIWALI HOLIDAY IN INDIA DID MOVE AMOUNT OF SALES INTO Q4 FROM Q3, THAT CO DIDN'T SEE LAST YEAR - MEDIA CALL.AMAZON CFO - BEEN ABLE TO CUT BACK IN NUMBER OF "KEY" AREAS CITING LOWER GROWTH IN HEADCOUNT, FULFILLMENT CENTER SPACE, EXTRA EFFICIENCIES IN DATA CENTERS - MEDIA CALL.AMAZON CFO SAYS ACCOUNTING CHANGE RECORDED $300 MILLION FROM PRIME SUBSCRIPTIONS IN EARLIER QUARTERS THIS YEAR INSTEAD OF Q4 - MEDIA CALL.AMAZON CFO - "IF YOU ADJUST FOR THE WHOLE FOODS ACQUISITION, IN AUGUST OF LAST YEAR, IT DOES CREATE A BIT OF A COMP ISSUE YEAR OVER YEAR" - MEDIA CALL.  Full Article

Snap Says Jared Grusd Will Be Joining Co As New Chief Strategy Officer
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Snap Inc ::SNAP - JEREMI GORMAN WILL BE CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, MANAGING GLOBAL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, GLOBAL ONLINE SALES, CUSTOMER OPERATIONS, & BUSINESS MARKETING.SNAP - JARED GRUSD WILL BE JOINING SNAP AS NEW CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER.SNAP INC - GORMAN JOINS FROM AMAZON, WHERE SHE IS HEAD OF GLOBAL ADVERTISING SALES.SNAP - JARED GRUSD SERVED AS CEO OF THE HUFFINGTON POST FOR PAST 3 YEARS.  Full Article

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery And Pickup
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ::AMAZON EXPANDS GROCERY DELIVERY AND PICKUP, NOW SERVING PRIME MEMBERS IN MORE THAN 60 CITIES (DROPS EXTRANEOUS WORD).SAYS GROCERY PICKUP FROM WHOLE FOODS MARKET EXPANDS TO 6 NEW CITIES INCLUDING BOISE,JACKSONVILLE,LAS VEGAS,SAN DIEGO,TAMPA & WEST PALM BEACH.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Australia's Coles rises up to 7 pct on trading debut as broader market wilts

* Company had been owned by Wesfarmers since 2007 (Recasts with context, adds CEO and investor comments)