Why Amazon Needed to Pay Up

Once known for fashioning its office desks out of unused doors, Amazon.com can no longer afford to play it cheap.

The world’s second most valuable company has long stood apart from its Big Tech peers for its reliance on a large base of relatively low-skilled labor. These workers run the company’s vast network of fulfillment centers, deliver orders to customers and, thanks to last year’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market, now run the company’s retail stores. Amazon now has about 575,700 full-time employees globally—more than…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *