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Prime Now Seen Helping Amazon Gain Vs. Retailers Wal-Mart, Target

Prime Now is Amazon’s one hour delivery service which people can use to order frozen foods, such as pizza and ice cream, and household cleaning supplies. This service is pushing to eliminate the key advantage of physical retailers because the time that you will spend going to the store might just be longer than the[…]

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Amazon’s Second Brick-And-Mortar Bookstore Will Be in San Diego

Amazon has been rumored to open hundred of bookstores all over the United States. That might still be far off but good new is that they will open their second bookstore on the West Coast. The company will open its latest location in San Diego this summer, according to the San Diego Tribune. The store[…]

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Amazon also owns 7 Clothing Brands

Amazon is not just content to becoming the ecommerce giant of today. The company has spread its wings to take on the apparel market in a major way. The online retailer recently launched seven in-house fashion labels that sell a range of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Amazon registered its new fashion[…]

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Why Amazon is doubling down on lobbying

Credits to www.washingtonpost.com for posting this article online.  Amazon nearly doubled its lobbying expenditures in 2015 versus the previous year, spending $9.4 million dollars trying to sway Congress and executive agencies. The jump puts Amazon’s lobbying efforts in the same league as other tech giants like Microsoft and Facebook — and reflects how the company’s[…]

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Amazon making a strategic move to open bookstores

The news on Amazon potentially opening 400 bookstores drew a lot of attention Tuesday. This news came from Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of General Growth Properties Inc. Amazon opened its first and so far only brick and mortar store, a bookstore, in November. Called Amazon Books, the store is in Seattle’s University Village, an upscale outdoor[…]

Amazon says Exclusives store sales top $50 million in first year

Amazon says Exclusives store sales top $50 million in first year Amazon Exclusives, the company’s platform for products not available anywhere elsewhere sets a $50 million in less than a year since its launch.  The company, believes that the store serves as an important avenue for the retailer to get first dibs on new products[…]

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5 Amazon Prime Secrets You Should Know About

Is the $99 per year price worth it to renew your Prime membership? Here’s a few of other Amazon Prime benefits that, when all added up, are worth much more than the shipping savings alone. Here are five of the lesser-known Prime perks: Unlimited Photo Storage: Utilizing the company’s cloud storage offerings, Prime members can archive[…]

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Wall Street give Amazon a pass to grab growth now, profits later

Amazon remains strong even if the profits are not coming in at the moment. Analysts thinks that this is a part of the company’s strategy in continuously reinventing and making the trends. The ecommerce giant has convinced Wall Street that definitely profits will come later. Although profits have been typically weak for Amazon, observers say[…]

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Amazon Drone Delivery Service Will Carry 5-Pound Packages Over 10 Miles In 30 Minutes

Everyone is now getting excited about Amazon Prime Air as the company is planning to rollout the service to its users as soon as possible. According to Yahoo Tech, Paul Misener, Amazon’s vice president for global public policy, gave some more details about the company’s plans, how it will tackle regulation and red tape, and[…]

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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[…]