Meet the robots inside Amazon’s fulfillment centers

Last year, we spent $386 billion on stuff from Amazon – that’s half of all our online spending. And the bigger Amazon gets, the more unwelcome attention it gets for its workplace conditions, especially from employees like Jennifer Bates, who testified before a Senate committee: “My workday feels like a nine-hour intense workout, every day, […]

FILE: Amazon fulfillment center, Miami (WINK News/FILE)

Amazon keeps up with holiday shopping demand with a robotic assist

It’s Cyber Monday and retailers and websites are offering all kinds of deals. Monday alone, people are expected to spend more than $9 billion. One of the biggest websites offering deals is Amazon. At the Amazon fulfillment center in Miami, orders are coming in fast. So what does it take to keep up with the […]