Tag: Amazon

Historic bridge in Netherlands to be partly dismantled to let through Jeff Bezos’ pleasure yacht

A historic steel bridge in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam is to be partly dismantled to allow a superyacht built for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to pass. Bezos’s gigantic, 430-million-euro ($485m) yacht is too big for the iconic Koningshaven Bridge, which dates from 1878 and was rebuilt after being bombed by the Nazis in 1940 during the second world war. 

US e-commerce giant Amazon adds Pakistan to its approved seller list

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs (SAPM) Shahbaz Gill announced the news that US e-commerce giant Amazon has added Pakistan to its approved seller list. Gill said Pakistan has now joined the global market which will result in billions for the country in the form of investment and employment opportunities. Accounts can now be made of Amazon using Pakistani details. 

Pakistan set to register 38 exporters with Amazon

In an effort to increase its e-commerce with outside world, Pakistan has sent a list of 38 exporters to US giant Amazon for registration. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood revealed the news while chairing the second meeting of National e-Commerce Council on Thursday. Initially surgical, sports goods and home textiles exporters have been chosen only.

Preliminary reports suggest Saudi prince behind Amazon chief’s phone hack

hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman through a message infected by spyware, according to a preliminary analysis released Wednesday. The forensic analysis by technical experts suggested that the Bezos iPhone was compromised by “tools” procured by a close associate of the Saudi de facto ruler.

Man orders Apple Watch at Amazon, receives toilet plunger instead

A man from London got the shock of his life, when Amazon sent him a £4.39 (PKR 890 approx) toilet plunger instead of a £299 (PKR 60,800 approx) Apple Watch which he bought in a Black Friday deal. According to reports, John Browne bought the Apple Watch Series 4 and got £100 discount on retail price. Browne’s pre-Christmas treat to himself became quite an embarrassment, he said.

Amazon wants Pakistani manufacturers: Amazon.pk in plans

Officials from Amazon U.S. have reached out to enablers.pk to initiate the process of getting Pakistan listed on Amazon’s approved country list. Amazon wants to facilitate and on-board Pakistani manufacturers, especially, in home, bed linen and furnishing category. Officials also disclosed that Amazon.pk is certainly on the cards and expansion similar to Indian market is being planned for Pakistan.