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Amazon going Airborne & Changing the world yet again with the first Flying Warehouse / Aircraft

If someone were to tell you that a eCommerce store just launched a flying warehouse you would check to see if it was April 1st ( April fools) or maybe just crazy.  Amazon has yet again, pushed the envelope and is changing the way commerce is done as they were just awarded a patient for[…]

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Amazon is letting its part-time drivers handle more deliveries

Credits to www.theverge.com for first posting this article online.  Amazon has taken the next step in building out its own shipping network by expanding its Amazon Flex delivery program to include standard Amazon.com packages, according to a report from Reuters today. Amazon launched Flex last fall to let part-time drivers earn cash for delivering packages for Prime Now, Amazon’s[…]

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The Real Reason Why Amazon.com Wants Its Own Delivery Service

(Credits to www.fool.com) Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has built a $100-billion business on a simple principle: make life easy for your customers. The company has consistently invested in lowering prices, speeding up delivery, and improving the customer experience in other ways. It’s hard to argue with the advantages of e-commerce from a convenience standpoint. The ability to order one[…]

Amazon’s net shipping costs reaches $5B, pushes to build out its own delivery network

Amazon’s net shipping costs reached an all-time high of over $5 billion for the full year of 2015. This was revealed in Amazon’s annual 10-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The 51 percent increase in Prime memberships in 2015 is seen as the main reason for this. The company’s membership program which offers[…]

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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Amazon One-hour Prime Now adds another City

Ever wonder if Amazon can deliver that breakfast for you? Yes they will and the list just keeps on growing for Amazon Prime’s one-hour delivery service because now it services Liverpool. After launching the one-hour Prime Now deliveries in London last summer, Amazon brought the option to Birmingham, Newcastle and Manchester before year’s end. The[…]

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Amazon Prime now in nearly half of U.S. households

Amazon Prime is simply amazing right a days, it provides free shipping and has grown to include streaming video and music as well as e-books. The great thing about this service is that it has grown so large and according to a report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the service is now within nearly half[…]

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Amazon opens 2,500 UK jobs

Good news to jobseekers out there, here is one to really look out for. Amazon says it will take on 2,500 new permanent staff in the UK this year, bringing its total number of UK employees to 14,000 and will also create thousands more jobs elsewhere in Europe. The company is looking forward to expanding[…]

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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[…]