as frugal as ever?

It might seem that ecommerce giant had found every possible way of cutting costs. But it turns out those Snickers bars didn't need to be bathed in light after all. Workers at one of the company's fulfillment centers in Kentucky figured out how to save some money on energy bills by unscrewing the light bulbs in their cafeteria's vending machines -- a policy that has since been adopted company-wide. The light bulb initiative -- which CEO Jeff Bezos shared at the company's recent annual meeting -- is a sign that Amazon remains in some ways as cheap as ever, despite being a $33 billion company that is profiting handsomely in the current recession. more

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