1. What other companies use this kind of robot technology?
2. Discuss the trend of Amazon’s fulfillment costs and what they would mean in terms of net income and taxes.
3. Discuss in general how Amazon would account for the $775 million acquisition and the types of journal entries it would make.
Source: Barr, A. (2012). Amazon’s Kiva Systems Acquisition To Put Robots To Work, Reuters.com, March 19 (Retrievable online at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/19/amazoncom-kiva-acquisition_n_1365512.html)