From the break-up of high-powered officials to questions about worker wages and increasing rival competition, the Seattle-based company could face a quarterly crisis.
AOC beats Jeff Bezos pay
Recently, in an interview with ABC News, she said that the company's low salary has helped make Bezos the world's richest person.
In an answer to the New York Democrat, Amazon said she was "just wrong". The company says it pays a $ 1
Biden sets the Amazon taxes
"I have nothing against Amazon, but no company that draws in billions of profits, should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers. We must reward work, not just wealth," he said on Twitter. The twin of the former vice-president and the presidential presidential hopeful referenced a corporate tax credit that Amazon received in 2018.
Amazon responded and said in a tweet that the company pays "every dollar we owe." It adds, "The Congress has drafted tax laws to encourage companies to reinvest in the US economy. We have $ 200B in investments since 2011 and $ 300K in jobs. Suppose VP Bids's complaint is without tax code, not Amazon."
Trump examines post-contractual agreement
Amazon does not get much statement from the Trump administration, thanks to the president's steak with Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos as well as US postal service.
Amazon has a confidential agreement with the postal service where the agency delivers a large number of parcels directly to the post office closest to the destination. The postal service delivers the packages to the customers.
Employees want to fix climate change
In April, a group of 3,500 employees signed a Medium post urging Bezos to publicly outline the company's plans to reduce carbon emissions and its dependence on fossil fuels. The signatories said the Amazon's "sustainability goals are not lacking in context".
In February, Amazon presented a project called Zero Zero, which makes all packets net zero carbon and 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030. The company said it has 200 Researchers, engineers and product designers focused on sustainable efforts, from solar – and wind farms for waste shipment efforts.
Angering his hometown headquarters
The tax would have hit Amazon hard since it is the city's largest private employer. It has over 45,000 employees in Washington City, so it would have paid more than $ 20 million a year. In response, Amazon temporarily stopped building a new 17-storey tower.
Problems with his HQ2
Amazon dropped its plans three months later and said "A number of state and local politicians have made it clear they are opposed to our presence." Critics blew $ 1,525 billion in incentives New York offered to lure tech behemoth and worried that it would soon cause long-term residents to be priced out of their homes.
Amazon ditches China