March 29 Amazon.com Inc said on
Wednesday it was moving staff out of its Quidsi nursery, beauty
and pet products subsidiary after the business failed to turn a
"We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to
get Quidsi to be profitable, and unfortunately we have not been
able to do so," an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement.
"Quidsi has great brand expertise and they will continue to
offer selection on Amazon.com; the software development team
will focus on building technology for AmazonFresh."
The news was reported earlier by Bloomberg.
(Reporting by Jeffrey Dastin in San Francisco; Editing by