Amazon Offers One-day Discount After Record Harris Poll Result

By Tonya Garcia Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday that it is offering an $8.62 discount on all purchases of $50 or more after the company earned a record score of 86.27 in this year's Harris Annual Corporate Reputation Poll. The company ranked number one in the poll for the second consecutive year, and the score is a record high for the 18-year history of the poll, the company said. The Harris Poll surveyed more than 23,000 Americans on areas including products and services, emotional appeal and financial performance. Amazon shares are down 0.2% in Wednesday trading, but up 52.7% for the last year. The S&P 500 index is up 21.3% for the past 12 months.

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