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Amazon announced a new program designed to expand Amazon Payments into more e-commerce merchants’ websites.
After dipping its toes into brick-and-mortar retail last year by opening its first physical bookstore, Amazon.com could be diving into the deep end.
When it comes to social performance ranking and scoring, Amazon and Ebay generated the highest social visibility scores for their online audience.
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Amazon will open its second physical bookstore, appropriately named Amazon Books, this summer at Westfield UTC mall.
Documents indicate Fulfillment By Amazon is key to controlling the flow of packages from factories in Asia to customers’ doorsteps around the world.
Amazon China now boasts an impressive import inventory on its site with over 2 million items having been added to the site in February 2016 alone.
In addition to attacking websites that offer five-star recommendations for cash Amazon now hones in on the sellers themselves in a refocused approach to cracking down on fake product reviews.
With two more distribution centers planned for the U.K., Brexit has had seemingly little impact on Amazon's investment plans for the country.
Amazon’s worldwide delivery operations gets a boost with a deal between the Seattle online retailer and Atlas Air.
Amazon credited for over half of all online retail growth in the U.S. last year, according to a new study from Forrester Research.
High-end fashion retailer Moda Operandi partners with Amazon.com to accept payments via Amazon Pay.
Amazon is set to enter the British fresh food market after striking a supply deal with supermarket Morrisons, potentially ramping up competition in the already cut-throat sector.
After months of testing and logistical planning, Amazon finally launches its Fresh grocery delivery service in the UK, marking the first step the grocery delivery service has made outside of the U.S.
Amazon is pushing deeper into creating its private-label apparel. The e-commerce company’s website has numerous openings present in a department labeled ‘Amazon Private Label team.’
Amazon has hired Navid Hadzaad, co-founder and CEO of Angel.ai, a startup that develops chatbots and natural language processing technology.
Customers in Amazon’s second largest European market, Germany, may soon have another option for their Amazon orders.
Customers can now subscribe to Amazon Prime for $10.99 a month or just Prime Video for $8.99 a month.
The world’s largest online retailer says it’s going to operate its own air cargo network in the US.
Amazon joins forces with Kickstarter to help promote and sell products from startup entrepreneurs.
Amazon gives university students a hand at further upgrading the social intelligence of Alexa, the company’s virtual assistant, in a design competition to build chatty bots for the platform.
Amazon creates its own version of the European common market with the launch of a new service designed to handle third-party merchant storage and shipping of goods across the continent.
Fiat opens a store on Amazon.it to let Italian motorists buy the 500, 500L and Panda on the web at discounts up to 33% greater than seen at retail.
Given the unprecedented success of Amazon’s first-ever Prime day last summer, there was never really any doubt that the e-commerce retail giant would decided to make Prime Day an annual event.
On Monday, Amazon took the wraps off Amazon Go, a real-world grocery store that comes with a twist: there’s no checkout process. You just grab the stuff you want and walk out; the order posts to your Amazon account afterwards.
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Amazon brings one-push buying of nappies, toilet roll, dishwasher tablets and washing powder to Europe.
Amazon is ready to enlarge its presence in Asia. Months after it pumped $3 billion into its India business and a week after it quietly introduced its Prime service in China, plans for its entry into Southeast Asia next year have surfaced.
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Upon conquering the on-line retail space, Amazon now has sights set on aggressively expanding its presence in physical world of retail with plans for a roll out of dozens of pop-up stores in malls across the United States.
In line with moves already taken by traditional retailers, Amazon gets set to start selling its own brands of snacks, diapers, and household goods.
The online shopping giant may be making plans to open a drive-up grocery store in its hometown of Seattle.
Further adding weight to the trend toward enabling omni-channel experiences that integrates off- and online channels for consumers, rumors now abound around Amazon’s intent to open yet another brick and mortar location, this time in New York
Amazon reported earnings for its holiday quarter on Thursday and Wall Street greeted them with pushing its shares down more than 10 percent in after-hours trading. Both its net income and revenue figures missed analysts' estimates.
Business is about to get that much tougher for independent bookstores as Amazon looks to more aggressively expand its U.S. physical store presence.
Amazon gets set to expand its e-commerce empire into Indonesia with a US$600mn initial investment to test the waters.
While low prices may influence shoppers on Amazon, a new study finds seller ratings even more influencial. According to intelligence company Feedvisor, which just released its Amazon User Study for 2016, 92% of shoppers surveyed claimed they would not purchase a product with less than a three-star rating.
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Recent news that Amazon is working on a way to deliver items inside your door, without packaging, is huge. It means that e-commerce might overcome its greatest obstacle: Thinking inside the box.
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Amazon moves ahead of Snapdeal for a position as India’s second-largest e-commerce marketplace by shipments last month.
Already dominant in online retail, a Wall Street firm says Amazon ‘is set to feast’ on the food and beverage market.
Amazon Flex and drone delivery makes its way to Europe. Residents in or near Birmingham, England who don’t have criminal records can now earn a little extra income helping Amazon deliver goods in the area.
Amazon wants to set up a network of parcel lockers across Europe to enable people to pick up their own orders as it seeks to widen delivery options and cut costs.
Amazon will invest another US$3bn in India, boosting its committed investment in the country to over US$5bn and placing additional pressure on local rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal to keep raising fresh funds.
Amazon begins eliminating product list pricing just as both off- and online retailers face consumer lawsuits against discount prices that are actually much less than they seem.
Black Friday is November 25, but Amazon is getting a head start with its Black Friday Deals Store that opened on Tuesday morning.
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Watch out Etsy, consider your handmade empire officially threatened by Amazon’s current push into the European online handmade market.
Amazon puts an end to its liberal refund practice that paid back customers who bought items before it went on sale.
Amazon has in recent years taken steps to build a logistical infrastructure that delivers packages to customers as quickly as possible, but does that signal an inevitable intent on cutting out shipping middlemen?
Drones take off, but significant challenges remain before e-commerce catches the ride.
B2B sales are expected to represent nearly 30% of the global market within the next three years, according to a study by Frost & Sullivan. Retailers need to get the ball rolling and make the most of the opportunities that this market offers them and their e-commerce activity.
Amazon takes action to prevent the sale of counterfeit products on its online marketplace in a bid to safeguard major brands.
Whether you asked for it or not, and most of you did not, Amazon is getting ready to unleash even more Dash buttons on its Amazon Prime members.