Observers have long wondered when the company will turn its focus to the bottom line, but Amazon has been steadfast in its push for market share.
“We remain headstrong focused on driving a better customer experience through price, selection and convenience,” said Thomas Szkutak, Amazon chief financial officer, on a conference call with analysts. “We believe putting customers first is the only reliable way to create lasting value for shareholders.”
For the second quarter, Amazon expects net sales to reach between $18.1 billion and $19.8 billion, for growth of 15 percent to 26 percent.
Madonna turns 59 today, marking another year of show-stopping, one-of-a-kind bold looks from the singer. To celebrate, we took a look at the superstar's most memorable fashion moments. Here, Madonna sits front row at Versace's spring runway show in 1995. See more exclusive photos from the #wwdarchive on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Cédric Dordevic)
WWD asked a handful of creative directors to evaluate the September covers of leading women's fashion magazines. How do they think the covers this year compare with years gone by, and what do they say about the current status of the publication? Link in bio. (GIF by @hypebreast)
"Stephen King is such a master, but I don't like being scared - there's enough that's really scary. How about the morning's news?" says Holland Taylor in an interview with WWD. See what else the actress said about starring in the TV adaptation of King's thriller "Mr. Mercedes" on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)