Target Permanently Raises Starting Hourly Pay To $15Target's latest cash bonus comes as several major companies like Kroger and Amazon have ended or are winding down paying higher wages for workers in warehouses and in stores.
Amazon Employees In Joliet Praise COVID-19 Precautions On The Job; 'They Do A Great Job Of Keeping Us Safe'Tape denoting a six-foot gap covers the floors. Feet imprints help with social distancing in any lines. Masks are mandatory. Employees have staggered start times.
CBS 2 Asks Amazon Tough Questions About COVID-19 Infections, Safety MeasuresAmazon offered us a chance to learn about what it is doing to keep workers safe in the wake of employee deaths and concerns here and across the world. We were interested, but only if we could ask whatever we wanted.
What Companies Benefit From Coronavirus?Amazon and Netflix continue to do well as coronavirus isolates people in their homes, but many other companies have benefited or may soon.
Amazon Prime Members Say They're Still Paying For Expedited Shipping, But Not Getting ItAmazon Prime are angry they’re paying for a service they say they aren’t receiving right now.
Worker At Amazon Warehouse In Monee Tests Positive For COVID-19A worker at the Amazon warehouse in Monee has tested positive for coronavirus.
Amazon Warehouse In Joliet Among Centers Hit With Coronavirus CaseA worker at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Joliet has tested positive for the coronavirus, but the center has no plans to close.
Plan For Amazon Distribution Center In Pullman Moves Forward; Ald. Anthony Beale Expects Facility To Be Open By Mid-September“This is a continuation of the renaissance that is going on in the 9th Ward,” Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said.
No Checkout Needed: Amazon Opens Cashier-Less Grocery StoreFamilies can shop together with just one phone scanning everyone in. Anything they grab and leave the store with will be added to the tab of the person who signed them in. But shoppers shouldn't help out a stranger reaching for the top shelf: Amazon warns that grabbing an item for someone else means you’ll be charged for it if they walk out with it.
Amazon Wants To Question Trump Over Losing $10B Contract BidAmazon's court filing cites an alleged comment that surfaced in a book last year that said Trump privately told then-Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to "screw Amazon" out of the contract.
Workers Criticize Amazon On Climate Despite Risk To Jobs
Ald. Anthony Beale Plans Rush Job For Amazon Distribution Center In Pullman, But Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says He 'Got A Little Ahead Of Himself'Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) on Monday announced an “agreement in principle” with Amazon for construction of the new distribution center at a former Ryerson Steel site at 104th and Woodlawn.
Suspected Attacker Who Posed As A Delivery Man Arraigned In CourtProsecutors said he asked the woman at the door for help carrying the package. Petersen brought it in, then touched her inappropriately and pushed her against a wall. 
Walmart Tests Higher Hourly Starting Wages In 500 StoresThe moves come as Walmart, like many other retailers, is under pressure to improve customer service as it fights online behemoth Amazon.
Target, Like Other Retailers, Did Not Have A Merry ChristmasTarget and other discounters like Walmart have been among the strongest performers in retail even as Amazon continues to make inroads. They have reconfigured product lineups and improved delivery services with some success.