Paris Martineau


Paris Martineau covers Amazon for The Information. Previously, she was a reporter at Wired, where she broke stories on Airbnb, the homesharing industry, and tech companies big and small. Paris began her career writing about internet culture for New York Magazine’s (now-defunct) tech blog, Select All, and later covered social media manipulation as a staff writer at The Outline. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, Gizmo. Follow her on Twitter @parismartineau. She can be reached at [email protected] or securely via Signal at +1 (267) 797-8655.

Amazon Plans to Open High-Tech Fashion Store

Jan. 20, 2022 · 8:42 AM PST
Amazon plans to open a 30,000-square-foot retail store selling apparel, shoes and accessories in greater Los Angeles later this year

New CA Law Could Impact Amazon’s Quotas for Warehouse Workers

Dec. 30, 2021 · 11:54 AM PST
A new California law which goes into effect on Jan. 1 could have a profound impact on how Amazon manages workers.

Tesla Recalls Nearly Half a Million Model 3, Model S Cars

Dec. 30, 2021 · 11:22 AM PST
The tally is nearly equivalent to the half a million vehicles Tesla delivered to customers last year.

NLRB Settlement Could Make Unionization Easier for Amazon Workers

Dec. 23, 2021 · 1:20 PM PST
It will likely be easier for Amazon’s more than one million blue collar workers to organize in 2022

Amazon Seeks Indian Antitrust Approval to Acquire Major Seller

Dec. 22, 2021 · 11:18 AM PST
Amazon is beefing up its presence in India.
Amazon Fresh opened its first store in the D.C. area last May. Photo by AP

OSHA Investigates Fatal Amazon Warehouse Collapse

Dec. 13, 2021 · 3:29 PM PST
OSHA is investigating the collapse of an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, which killed six workers.
An Amazon Fresh store in London. Photo by Bloomberg.

AWS Outage Causes Package Delivery Delays

Dec. 7, 2021 · 2:59 PM PST
An Amazon Web Services outage Tuesday highlighted the extent to which the tech giant’s products undergird a sizable chunk of the modern web
Amazon trailers at the entrance to an Amazon warehouse in Kolbaskowo, Poland, in 2018. Photo by Bloomberg

Amazon Settles With CA AG Over Worker Covid Notifications

Nov. 15, 2021 · 11:57 AM PST
The California AG's office announced that it has obtained a settlement from Amazon over its “harmful” Covid exposure notification practices for warehouse workers. 
From left: Amazon's Drew Herdener, Jeff Bezos and Jay Carney. Photos by Getty; Bloomberg.

Amazon Reports Lackluster Q3 Earnings, Predicts Q4 Could Be Worse

Oct. 28, 2021 · 2:17 PM PDT
Is this the end of Amazon’s pandemic-fueled hot streak?

Amazon Relaxes Office Mandate for Corporate Workers— Sort Of

Oct. 11, 2021 · 11:03 AM PDT
The decision means that some teams may end up coming back to the office full-time, while others may be permitted to adopt a hybrid working model.

Amazon’s New CEO Discusses Antitrust Concerns, New HQ1 Location

Oct. 5, 2021 · 1:58 PM PDT
Andy Jassy gave his first on-stage interview as head of Amazon on Tuesday at the 2021 GeekWire Summit in downtown Seattle.

Ozy Shuts Down

Oct. 1, 2021 · 3:09 PM PDT
Less than a week after a New York Times exposé catapulted it into the mainstream, the digital media company Ozy is shutting down.

Blue Origin Employees Detail Safety Concerns, Sexism at Space Venture

Sept. 30, 2021 · 12:39 PM PDT
The letter states that many of the 21 employee authors would not fly on a Blue Origin vehicle due to safety concerns.

Macy’s Fears Amazon Is Coming for Its Iconic Herald Square Billboard

Sept. 29, 2021 · 2:11 PM PDT
“Akin to a conquering enemy, it would be as if a competitor hung its ‘flag’ on top of Macy’s flagship department store and announced victory," the suit claims.
Chart by Mike Sullivan

Amazon to Open Department Stores

Aug. 20, 2021 · 9:28 AM PDT
Brick-and-mortar Amazon stores may soon be coming to a town near you