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Some customers who ordered a PlayStation 5 for UK release day claim Amazon shipped them random items instead, including a foot massager and pet food

Some Amazon UK customers said they had their PlayStation 5 preorders marked as delivered on Thursday, the console’s UK launch day – despite their consoles never arriving. Others said they instead received random products they had never ordered, including a coffee machine, a foot massager, and cat food. An Amazon […]
Some customers who ordered a PlayStation 5 for UK release day claim Amazon shipped them random items instead, including a foot massager and pet food
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I’m a 55-year-old Amazon driver in Oregon who walks up to 10 miles a day. Here’s how the company’s incentivising us this holiday season.

Jim Smith is a 55-year-old Amazon delivery driver based in Northern Oregon. Smith is a retired corporate manager, and has spent the last four years as a professional photographer for magazines and websites. With most in-person events cancelled for the foreseeable future thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Smith picked up […]
I’m a 55-year-old Amazon driver in Oregon who walks up to 10 miles a day. Here’s how the company’s incentivising us this holiday season.
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New investigation finds that 10 people were killed in Amazon-related delivery accidents since 2015, and the retail giant is able to dodge legal responsibility since the drivers aren’t considered employees

At least 10 people have died from Amazon delivery related accidents since 2015, according to a new blockbuster investigation from The New York Times and ProPublica. The investigation sheds light on Amazon’s network of contract delivery drivers, which are enlisted to help fulfil its speedy shipping promises but from which […]
New investigation finds that 10 people were killed in Amazon-related delivery accidents since 2015, and the retail giant is able to dodge legal responsibility since the drivers aren’t considered employees