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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 Tie-Up With Big UK Supermarket Signals Stronger Push Into Groceries

Amazon just signed a deal with British supermarket Morrisons which is the fourth largest biggest supermarket chain in Britain. This deal brings competition to players already in the region, including Tesco and Ocado. With this deal Amazon now becomes serious about its food delivery service in the UK and can help them improve their strategy[…]

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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[…]

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Amazon acquires NICE, maker of high-performance computing software

Amazon has just added another company under its wings.  It has acquired a software company Nice, announced via a blog post on Friday. Nice is based in Asti, Italy which makes software and provides services for “high performance and technical computing.  Nice is best made known for its software EnginFrame that simplifies the accessing and[…]

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Amazon Japan has free on-call wine advisors

Amazon has taken the fun to a higher level. In some cities, Amazon will deliver you alcohol, including wine, within an hour. But which one to choose? Japanese enthusiasts will now get help thanks to the new Sommelier service. Between noon and 5 p.m. ET, you can leave your number and one of the site’s professional wine advisors[…]

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[…]

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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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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[…]