Amazon Went Big During the Pandemic. Now It’s Feeling the Hangover.

The Journal (Wall Street Journal podcast), June 16, 2022–Dana Mattioli (free content)
To keep up with increased demand during the pandemic, Amazon hired hundreds of thousands of people and massively expanded its logistics network. Now, demand is falling, creating a problem for the company’s new CEO, Andy Jassy. WSJ’s Dana Mattioli explains how Jassy is trying to scale back.