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Amazon Prime now in 38% of U.S. Households

Amazon Prime In 38% of U.S. Households: Analyst Amazon’s premium shopping program, Prime can now be found in almost 40% of the US households. This amounts to about 41 million members according to a Cowen survey of 2500 U.S. shoppers, released on Wednesday. Amazon’s Prime membership which provides an extremely efficient distribution program is one[…]

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Amazon Invades College Campuses

Another good thing about Amazon is how they try to reach out and meet the needs of everyone which definitely includes university students. On Tuesday, Amazon announced Amazon@Penn, which will see the opening of a central clearing facility where University of Pennsylvania students can pick up and return their Amazon orders. This is another big[…]

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Amazon will Compete with the Shipping Industry Giants

Amazon is expected to complete the acquisition of a French package-delivery company, Colis Privé, in the first quarter of this year.  This will be the biggest step the E commerce giant has taken in delivering their packages.  Although the company is not based in the US and is relatively small compared to the industry leaders[…]

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Google and Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic

The future of using drones commercially to deliver goods and services to the masses is now fast becoming a reality.  Rules and regulations are being reviewed and created by the government together with the business sectors.   Earlier this week, Amazon’s VP of Global Public Policy Paul Misener and Dave Vos, Google’s lead of Project Wing,[…]