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FedEx to end Amazon contract for air delivery service

FedEx to end Amazon contract for air delivery service

10/06/2019 - 15:04
FedEx says it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon.com for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes.  read more
Amazon partners with UK's Next for click and collect service

Amazon partners with UK's Next for click and collect service

15/05/2019 - 09:07
Amazon has teamed up with British clothing chain Next to offer a network of stores where the US online retail giant’s UK customers can collect their parcels. read more
Amazon strengthens ties with French food retailer Casino

Amazon strengthens ties with French food retailer Casino

24/04/2019 - 11:50
E-commerce giant Amazon and French retailer Casino are expanding their partnership, with Amazon installing pick-up lockers in Casino stores and more of the French company’s products to be available on Amazon.  read more
Amazon drops plans to build New York City headquarters

Amazon drops plans to build New York City headquarters

16/02/2019 - 21:43
US e-commerce giant Amazon said it would not build a new headquarters in New York City due to opposition from "some state and local politicians," though most New Yorkers support its plan.  read more
Amazon grocery service slowly returns in India after e-commerce disruption

Amazon grocery service slowly returns in India after e-commerce disruption

08/02/2019 - 09:54
Amazon.com Inc’s grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail giant faced disruption from revised e-commerce curbs which kicked in on Feb. 1. read more
Amazon Pantry slowly returns in India after e-commerce disruption

Amazon Pantry slowly returns in India after e-commerce disruption

06/02/2019 - 11:15
Amazon.com’s grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail company faced disruption from revised e-commerce curbs which kicked in on February 1. read more
Amazon named consumers' favourite brand

Amazon named consumers' favourite brand

23/01/2019 - 09:30
Amazon has been named by consumers as their favourite brand, with other retailers such as Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco following close behind. read more
Amazon Go to open first UK store

Amazon Go to open first UK store

11/12/2018 - 20:48
Amazon has reportedly set its sights on a location near Oxford Circus in central London for its first cashierless grocery store in the UK. read more
Amazon reveals plans for biggest Black Friday yet

Amazon reveals plans for biggest Black Friday yet

16/11/2018 - 11:13
Amazon is preparing to host what it believes will be its biggest ever Black Friday sale, with more deals available than in previous years over a 10-day period. read more
Amazon launches Prime Wardrobe ‘try before you buy’ service in the UK

Amazon launches Prime Wardrobe ‘try before you buy’ service in the UK

07/11/2018 - 11:25
Amazon is stepping up its push into the UK clothing market with the launch of Prime Wardrobe, a ‘try before you buy’ fashion service. read more
TFG takes on Amazon with myTFGworld.com

TFG takes on Amazon with myTFGworld.com

01/11/2018 - 14:29
TFG has amplified its online shopping presence with the launch of myTFGworld.com. By repositioning its e-commerce platform as a marketplace, TFG eCommerce is no longer competing with the single retail brand sites of their competitors but is taking on global marketplaces such as Amazon.com. read more
Why the supermarket of the future won’t come to South Africa

Why the supermarket of the future won’t come to South Africa

31/10/2018 - 12:07
In 2016, Amazon unveiled the “future of shopping” with its Go store. The store does not require shoppers to go through a checkout point – you walk in, pick what you want from the shelves, and walk out.  read more
US online grocery sales to quadruple by 2023 – report

US online grocery sales to quadruple by 2023 – report

24/10/2018 - 11:05
Online grocery sales in the US have more than tripled between 2013 and 2018 and are set to quadruple between 2018 and 2023, according to a report by research agency Packaged Facts. read more
US retail giant Walmart bets its online sales will expand

US retail giant Walmart bets its online sales will expand

18/10/2018 - 10:42
Walmart expects some of its fastest sales growth this decade as it draws in more digital customers in its turf war against Amazon.com. read more
Amazon rules the retail world by closing a deal better than its rivals can

Amazon rules the retail world by closing a deal better than its rivals can

15/08/2018 - 11:16
What matters most to web retailers are three things: traffic, engagement and conversion. read more
Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology

Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology

14/08/2018 - 11:28
Sainsbury’s is set to become the latest big-name retailer to trial cashierless technology in its stores, with a view to extending its roll out. read more
Amazon's youthful units drive profit to double analysts' estimates

Amazon's youthful units drive profit to double analysts' estimates

27/07/2018 - 12:43
Amazon.com forecast strong northern hemisphere autumn sales and posted a profit that was double Wall Street targets thanks to the retailer’s younger, higher-earning businesses, including cloud computing and advertising. read more
Amazon rivals Walmart and Microsoft join forces in cloud partnership

Amazon rivals Walmart and Microsoft join forces in cloud partnership

17/07/2018 - 11:05
Retail giant Walmart said it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence technology, in a sign of major rivals of Amazon.com coming together. read more
Amazon takes a page from Toys ‘R’ Us with a holiday catalogue

Amazon takes a page from Toys ‘R’ Us with a holiday catalogue

05/07/2018 - 09:41
Amazon.com is looking more and more like a traditional retailer.  read more
Walmart set to take on Amazon Go

Walmart set to take on Amazon Go

20/06/2018 - 14:29
Walmart has a new Sam’s Club concept store in the works, and it could give Amazon’s cashierless convenience stores a run for their money. read more
Amazon expanding fresh produce sales in fast-growing Indian market

Amazon expanding fresh produce sales in fast-growing Indian market

04/05/2018 - 10:13
Amazon expects groceries and household products to account for more than half of its Indian business in five years, according to Reuters. Amit Agarwal, Amazon’s SVP and Country Manager India, said such products make up the retailer’s largest category in the country by units sold. read more
After Amazon Go's launch, retailers renew focus on how mobile shapes in-store shopping

After Amazon Go's launch, retailers renew focus on how mobile shapes in-store shopping

06/04/2018 - 15:26
Walmart and Nike are ramping up their mobile strategies, but will the Go model become the new gold standard for retail? read more
Amazon launches Truth & Fable occasion-wear range

Amazon launches Truth & Fable occasion-wear range

06/04/2018 - 14:27
Amazon has launched a new women’s occasion wear brand that focuses on luxury items and “taking inspiration from the red carpet”.  read more
Amazon Fashion prioritising high-value inventory

Amazon Fashion prioritising high-value inventory

28/03/2018 - 11:29
Amazon's U.S. Fashion website offers more than 880,000 products across almost 2,800 brands for both men and women. But a majority of the marketplace's sales are still from third-party sellers, as just 13.7% of products are sold by Amazon. And Amazon's focus for its first-party inventory appears to be on higher-end fashion, according to recent aggregated data.  read more
Walmart closes the online grocery price gap with Amazon

Walmart closes the online grocery price gap with Amazon

06/03/2018 - 12:26
Never count Walmart out on pricing. Traditional supermarket chains have found that out the hard way through the years, and now it appears that Amazon might be learning the same lesson. read more
Amazon to open six more cashierless stores

Amazon to open six more cashierless stores

23/02/2018 - 11:27
Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless stores this year, according to a new report.  read more
Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

09/02/2018 - 10:44
Amazon has leapfrogged Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand after seeing its value increase by 42 percent last year. read more
Amazon enjoys best ever year with record profits and sales

Amazon enjoys best ever year with record profits and sales

02/02/2018 - 14:03
Amazon has enjoyed its best-ever financial year, with quarterly profits almost reaching the $2 billion mark for the first time. read more
Amazon Go's flaws exposed as journalist accidentally shoplifts

Amazon Go's flaws exposed as journalist accidentally shoplifts

25/01/2018 - 09:00
Despite Amazon Go only being open since Monday, some major problems have already arisen as journalists report cases of accidental shoplifting. read more
Amazon opens first checkout-free supermarket

Amazon opens first checkout-free supermarket

23/01/2018 - 08:46
Amazon opens its first checkout-free supermarket as it continues to disrupt the brick and mortar retail sector. read more
Luxury brands can now block sales on Amazon & eBay

Luxury brands can now block sales on Amazon & eBay

18/12/2017 - 11:00
Luxury brands can now block retailers from selling their products on online marketplaces such as Amazon and Ebay after a landmark ruling in a top European court.  read more
Amazon leaves rivals behind on warehouse expansion

Amazon leaves rivals behind on warehouse expansion

04/12/2017 - 11:32
Amazon has tightened its grip on the UK retail market by taking more than five times as much new warehousing space this year as the next fastest growing rival. read more
Walmart steadily closing in on Amazon in online price war

Walmart steadily closing in on Amazon in online price war

28/11/2017 - 15:48
Walmart Stores is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com’s online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the "low price leader" title. read more
Amazon captures 55% of Black Friday transactions among top online retailers

Amazon captures 55% of Black Friday transactions among top online retailers

28/11/2017 - 09:40
Amazon also accounted for 45% of online purchases on Thanksgiving Day among top 50 e-retailers, Hitwise says. But other data points to strong showings by Walmart, eBay, Kohl’s and Old Navy. read more
Amazon’s cashierless store is almost ready for prime time

Amazon’s cashierless store is almost ready for prime time

16/11/2017 - 11:25
For the past year, Amazon employees have been test driving Amazon Go, an experimental convenience store in downtown Seattle.  read more
Target's holiday-quarter profit forecast disappoints, shares dip

Target's holiday-quarter profit forecast disappoints, shares dip

15/11/2017 - 15:31
Target Corp (TGT.N) issued a disappointing profit forecast for the key holiday quarter as it continues to depend on price cuts to drive traffic to its stores and online, sending its shares down 4 percent in premarket trading.  read more
Amazon adds augmented reality into its app

Amazon adds augmented reality into its app

07/11/2017 - 10:34
Amazon lets shoppers view thousands of products in 3-D, most of which are home furnishings products. read more
Amazon posts double digit sales growth following Whole Foods deal

Amazon posts double digit sales growth following Whole Foods deal

27/10/2017 - 13:18
Online retail giant Amazon has reported that net sales increased by 34% to $43.7 billion in the third quarter of the year. read more
Target aims to pack big holiday punch by keeping it simpler

Target aims to pack big holiday punch by keeping it simpler

26/10/2017 - 10:02
Target Corp. is looking to take on rivals Walmart and Amazon this holiday season with a simplified strategy that emphasizes private brands, in-store fun and shopping convenience over a plethora of confusing promotions. read more
Walmart ups same-day delivery capabilities with Big Apple acquisition

Walmart ups same-day delivery capabilities with Big Apple acquisition

09/10/2017 - 10:54
Walmart is determined not to be bested by Amazon when it comes to same-day delivery. read more
Wal-Mart buys delivery logistics startup Parcel

Wal-Mart buys delivery logistics startup Parcel

04/10/2017 - 14:47
Wal-Mart Stores Inc has acquired Parcel Inc, a New York-based last-mile delivery startup, as the retailer seeks to better compete with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. read more
Jet.com set to launch its own grocery line

Jet.com set to launch its own grocery line

02/10/2017 - 14:47
Jet.com will soon launch its own private label line of groceries, according to numerous sources. The brand, Uniquely J, will initially release around 60 products, including consumables like coffee, laundry detergent, olive oil and paper towels. read more
Amazon to make Kohl's its brick and mortar returns partner

Amazon to make Kohl's its brick and mortar returns partner

19/09/2017 - 16:56
As an e-commerce giant Amazon has lacked one edge brick and mortar retailers have—in-store returns. That's about to change. Kohl’s is adding free returns for Amazon customers in 82 Kohl’s stores beginning in October. read more
Amazon launches own-brand fashion label Find

Amazon launches own-brand fashion label Find

05/09/2017 - 13:21
Amazon has launched its first own-brand fashion range following a soft-launch of the label back in May. read more
Amazon positioned to give food and beverage e-commerce a much needed spark

Amazon positioned to give food and beverage e-commerce a much needed spark

31/08/2017 - 09:50
Based on its recent bold expansion into the grocery segment, Amazon is primed to give food and beverage e-commerce a shot of adrenaline. read more
Massmart not a priority as Walmart focuses on global issues

Massmart not a priority as Walmart focuses on global issues

28/08/2017 - 14:18
When Walmart first caught Massmart in its net it was with the intention of chasing new business throughout Africa, but six years on the US retail giant has bigger fish to fry.  read more
Wal-Mart, Google partner on voice-based shopping to catch Amazon

Wal-Mart, Google partner on voice-based shopping to catch Amazon

23/08/2017 - 10:47
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is teaming up with Google to let shoppers order by voice, the latest example of the world’s largest retailer finding a technology partner to catch e-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc. read more
Walmart’s grocery and e-commerce units surge as battle with Amazon intensifies

Walmart’s grocery and e-commerce units surge as battle with Amazon intensifies

21/08/2017 - 12:58
Ahead of a battle the Amazon-Whole Foods grocery alliance, Walmart is growing its digital operation and its grocery division is as strong as its been in years. read more
Amazon launches Instant Pickup

Amazon launches Instant Pickup

16/08/2017 - 14:04
Amazon has revealed its latest Prime fulfilment solution in the form of a two-minute pickup service. read more
Target agrees to buy software firm as it chases Amazon Online

Target agrees to buy software firm as it chases Amazon Online

15/08/2017 - 13:17
Target, looking to improve its digital business amid increased competition from Amazon, agreed to acquire a software company that manages local and same-day deliveries. read more
Amazon’s profits drop 51% as expansion hits margins

Amazon’s profits drop 51% as expansion hits margins

31/07/2017 - 12:17
Amazon has revealed rising sales in its second quarter, but profits dropped significantly amid its whirlwind expansion efforts. read more
Amazon sales soar but profit plunges as it ploughs money back into long-term plans

Amazon sales soar but profit plunges as it ploughs money back into long-term plans

28/07/2017 - 13:21
Internet colossus Amazon on Thursday reported its profit shrank in the recently ended quarter, despite surging sales as it poured money into growth. read more
Walmart speeds up the task of reordering frequent purchases

Walmart speeds up the task of reordering frequent purchases

28/07/2017 - 09:38
Walmart has found a way to make the digital shopping experience even faster. read more
Whole Foods' sales slump eases ahead of takeover by Amazon

Whole Foods' sales slump eases ahead of takeover by Amazon

27/07/2017 - 14:00
Amazon’s challenge of turning around Whole Foods Market looks like it won’t be quite so difficult. read more
Amazon sets sights on new retail segment

Amazon sets sights on new retail segment

18/07/2017 - 09:06
The online giant has submitted a trademark application that will enable it to enter the meal kits business. The move will directly rival meal kit provider Blue Apron, according to CNBC. read more
Amazon claims nearly 40% of eCommerce spend

Amazon claims nearly 40% of eCommerce spend

11/07/2017 - 11:18
Digital juggernaut Amazon is undoubtedly changing the way consumers behave and shop online and this is leading to 37% of all online spend going through the marketplace. read more
Amazon crowned #1 for UK digital innovation for second year

Amazon crowned #1 for UK digital innovation for second year

07/07/2017 - 12:04
Amazon has been named as the UK’s number one digital innovator for the second year in a row, according to new rankings published this week. read more
‘Love at first sight’ for Amazon-Whole Foods

‘Love at first sight’ for Amazon-Whole Foods

23/06/2017 - 15:09
Whole Foods Market Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Mackey, who agreed to sell the company to Amazon.com Inc., said he was first set up with the e-commerce giant on a “blind date” and fell in love after conversing for hours. read more
Amazon sets its sights on Wal-Mart shoppers

Amazon sets its sights on Wal-Mart shoppers

20/06/2017 - 09:18
When Wal-Mart Stores bought online retailer Jet.com for $3bn in 2016, it marked a crucial moment — the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch-rival Amazon, intended to compete. read more
Amazon retains crown for most valuable retail brand

Amazon retains crown for most valuable retail brand

14/06/2017 - 15:56
Amazon has kept its title as the world’s most valuable retail brand, with an estimated value of $139.3 billion (£109.38 billion). read more
Tesco successfully completes its first one-hour robotic delivery

Tesco successfully completes its first one-hour robotic delivery

02/06/2017 - 11:22
The UK’s largest supermarket has successfully completed its first one-hour robotic delivery, fighting back against tech giant Amazon’s foray into the sector. read more
Amazon sets sights on U.K. Grocery with checkout-free trademark

Amazon sets sights on U.K. Grocery with checkout-free trademark

22/05/2017 - 10:11
Amazon.com Inc. is laying the groundwork to bring its checkout-free grocery store Amazon Go to Europe, as the U.S. giant steps up its efforts to crack the $800 billion global market. read more
Walmart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

Walmart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

15/05/2017 - 09:03
Walmart Stores, the £800 gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: eCommerce. read more
Amazon to build homeless facility — at its new headquarters

Amazon to build homeless facility — at its new headquarters

12/05/2017 - 15:31
The nation’s largest online retailer is about to undertake one of its biggest philanthropic ventures to date.  read more
Amazon continues brick-and-mortar push

Amazon continues brick-and-mortar push

09/05/2017 - 17:04
The nation’s capital has been added to the list of cities that will soon feature an Amazon Books store. read more
Amazon launches weather-based shopping service

Amazon launches weather-based shopping service

08/05/2017 - 15:14
Amazon has launched a new local weather personalised shopping service that offers products to shoppers based on their local weather conditions. read more
Amazon quietly launches own-label fashion range

Amazon quietly launches own-label fashion range

02/05/2017 - 13:37
Amazon has launched its own-label fashion brand Find, with around 400 options now available online. read more
Amazon Go faces launch delays amid technical trouble

Amazon Go faces launch delays amid technical trouble

30/03/2017 - 11:11
The cashier-less supermarket from Amazon is likely to delay its launch this month as numerous technical issues have been exposed. read more
Amazon opens grocery pickup points

Amazon opens grocery pickup points

29/03/2017 - 16:20
Amazon.com Inc. today confirmed its first foray into grocery retailing at the bricks-and-mortar level.  read more
Three ways Amazon Go’s automation will impact the retail industry

Three ways Amazon Go’s automation will impact the retail industry

16/03/2017 - 13:54
Could “paper or plastic?” become a question of the past? In early December, Amazon opened its checkout-free store concept, Amazon Go, in Seattle. Initially open only to employees, the store is expected to open to the public early this year. With the e-commerce giant’s “just walk out” technology, customers are able to swipe their app when they enter, pick up items they want off the shelves, and exit without cash registers or lines. read more
Wal-Mart testing in-store touchscreens in challenge to Amazon

Wal-Mart testing in-store touchscreens in challenge to Amazon

10/03/2017 - 09:46
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing a touchscreen monitor at some Texas stores that helps toy shoppers identify what they might want or order a specific item they can’t locate on shelves, TheStreet reports. read more
Best Buy grew web sales faster than Amazon and Wal-Mart last year

Best Buy grew web sales faster than Amazon and Wal-Mart last year

08/03/2017 - 16:02
Best Buy’s 2016 online sales totalled $4.85 billion, up nearly 21%. read more
Could Amazon be the push the fashion industry needs?

Could Amazon be the push the fashion industry needs?

24/02/2017 - 11:27
Not content with disrupting the tech, online and grocery industries, Amazon recently announced it would be making its first UK foray into fashion. read more
Amazon set to launch its own fashion label in the UK

Amazon set to launch its own fashion label in the UK

17/02/2017 - 14:01
Amazon is set to launch its own fashion label in the UK and has recruited senior buying experts from Primark and M&S, according to Drapers. read more
Amazon files patent for parachute-aided drone deliveries

Amazon files patent for parachute-aided drone deliveries

16/02/2017 - 12:15
Amazon has filed a patent for its drones to deliver online purchases with the aid of parachutes. read more
Amazon sales and profits surge, but misses Wall Street targets

Amazon sales and profits surge, but misses Wall Street targets

06/02/2017 - 14:46
Amazon sales and profits surge, but misses Wall Street targets. read more
Amazon to build cargo hub in Kentucky, in possible move to vie with FedEx

Amazon to build cargo hub in Kentucky, in possible move to vie with FedEx

01/02/2017 - 13:56
San Francisco — Amazon.com plans to invest $1.49bn in building a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky, state officials said on Tuesday, stoking expectations it may one day opt to directly compete with FedEx and United Parcel Service. read more
Amazon Dash buttons now available digitally

Amazon Dash buttons now available digitally

26/01/2017 - 09:12
Amazon has digitalised its Dash buttons by adding them to the Prime app – allowing people to access the function either on the mobile device or website. read more
Amazon triples unique mobile visitors in two-year span

Amazon triples unique mobile visitors in two-year span

23/01/2017 - 10:56
Amazon isn’t just winning mobile; it’s blowing away the competition. The e-Commerce giant has tripled its number of unique mobile visitors since December 2014, according to a note from Oppenheim obtained by Business Insider. read more
How Amazon Go will transform the grocery experience

How Amazon Go will transform the grocery experience

10/01/2017 - 09:49
The online behemoth's register-free store disrupts the landscape, but does more convenience take away from what food shopping has always been? read more
Amazon unveils totally checkout-free grocery market

Amazon unveils totally checkout-free grocery market

06/12/2016 - 08:45
The king of the retail jungle roars again. Amazon has unveiled a grocery store with no lines, no registers, no cashiers and no self-checkouts. Amazon Go, a 1,800-square-foot retail space located in the company’s hometown of Seattle, lets shoppers grab the items they want and leave; the order then gets charged to the customer's Amazon account. read more
Amazon expands home services

Amazon expands home services

15/11/2016 - 11:39
Consumers in more cities will soon be able to turn to the nation’s largest e-commerce retailer to find help for home chores and services. read more
Amazon planning as many as 2K grocery stores

Amazon planning as many as 2K grocery stores

31/10/2016 - 16:44
Amazon has plans to open 20 physical grocery stores in major U.S. cities over the next two years, with ambitions to open as many as 2,000 over the next decade, according to internal company documents obtained by Business Insider. read more
Amazon to open quick pickup grocery shops: report

Amazon to open quick pickup grocery shops: report

14/10/2016 - 09:22
SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail giant Amazon plans to expand its grocery business with shops that let people quickly pick up milk, vegetables or other perishable foods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. read more
Amazon crafts new section for 'Handmade' goods in Europe

Amazon crafts new section for 'Handmade' goods in Europe

26/09/2016 - 11:50
PARIS - US online retailing giant Amazon rolled out across Europe on Thursday its section where it features hand-crafted products sold directly by artisans. read more
Amazon expands delivery service to take on Deliveroo, UberEATS

Amazon expands delivery service to take on Deliveroo, UberEATS

07/09/2016 - 11:34
First it was the supermarkets, now it’s the restaurants – Amazon has just expanded its delivery services with the launch of Amazon Restaurant, allowing customers to have meals delivered within one hour. read more
Former Amazon and J Crew execs join fast-growing plus-size brand

Former Amazon and J Crew execs join fast-growing plus-size brand

07/09/2016 - 08:40
Eloquii, a fast-growing, plus-size women’s fashion apparel manufacturer and online-only player, has expanded its executive team with two experienced retailers.  read more
Amazon gets more involved with auto industry via new site

Amazon gets more involved with auto industry via new site

29/08/2016 - 09:00
Amazon isn’t selling cars — at least not yet anyway — but it has launched a site where consumers can research and compare cars and read reviews. read more
500 new jobs as Amazon opens new Doncaster warehouse in 2017

500 new jobs as Amazon opens new Doncaster warehouse in 2017

18/08/2016 - 09:24
Amazon will open its third warehouse in Doncaster next year, creating 500 permanent jobs in addition to the 3500 that it plans to recruit by the end of 2016. read more
Sainsbury's to expand same-day delivery and create 900 jobs

Sainsbury's to expand same-day delivery and create 900 jobs

15/08/2016 - 14:12
Sainsbury’s has announced plans to introduce a same-day delivery service to 30 of its stores by Christmas to keep up with the rise in demand. The first three stores that currently have same-day delivery trials are Richmond and Streatham Common in London and Brookwood in Surrey. read more
Drone delivery could soon be a thing, thanks to new Amazon & Government partnership

Drone delivery could soon be a thing, thanks to new Amazon & Government partnership

15/08/2016 - 13:47
Having online purchases delivered to you by small drones could soon become a reality after the UK Government today gave the green light for Amazon to take the first steps in trialling the delivery method. read more
Amazon Dash allows you to build grocery basket without visiting website

Amazon Dash allows you to build grocery basket without visiting website

15/08/2016 - 13:13
Amazon has ramped up its online grocery service with the introduction of Dash, less than three months after AmazonFresh was launched in London. read more
Amazon shatters Q2 expectations, posts record sales

Amazon shatters Q2 expectations, posts record sales

02/08/2016 - 15:42
Amazon reported on Thursday the second quarter 2016 net sales of $30.4 billion, up 31% from $23.2 billion in the second quarter of 2015—the online retail giant’s fifth consecutive quarter in the black, and its third all-time profit milestone in as many quarters. read more
Amazon keeps expanding supply chain infrastructure - USA

Amazon keeps expanding supply chain infrastructure - USA

10/06/2016 - 12:02
Amazon.com has been announcing many new distribution centres lately, and now is opening a new IT office dedicated to logistics, as well as a new physical pick-up location. read more
Walmart to test grocery delivery through Uber - USA

Walmart to test grocery delivery through Uber - USA

08/06/2016 - 11:27
New York - Walmart will begin testing the delivery of groceries using Uber and Lyft drivers, aiming to match the convenience of services offered by Amazon.com and other e-commerce companies. read more
Walmart gets serious about online marketplace - USA

Walmart gets serious about online marketplace - USA

14/04/2016 - 10:39
Walmart has embraced the marketplace model as means to expand its online assortment and gain ground on Amazon where third party sellers already account for half of the company’s unit volume. read more
Amazon expands logistics reach - USA / China

Amazon expands logistics reach - USA / China

11/02/2016 - 11:52
San Francisco/Shanghai - Amazon.com is aggressively expanding its logistics operations in China as part of a broader effort to control the rising cost of shipping billions of packages. read more
Prime Day? Alibaba prepares for something bigger - USA

Prime Day? Alibaba prepares for something bigger - USA

20/10/2015 - 10:35
For anyone who thought Amazon’s July “Prime Day” event was the biggest shopping day of the year, check out Alibaba’s upcoming “Global Shopping Festival” promotion. read more
The most valuable brands in the world in 2015

The most valuable brands in the world in 2015

06/10/2015 - 08:31
Tech companies again dominate Interbrand’s list of most valuable brands in 2015, led by electronics giant, Apple, with a brand value of US$170 billion, up an astonishing 43%, from US$119 billion in 2014. read more
Amazon takes cue from Uber - USA

Amazon takes cue from Uber - USA

30/09/2015 - 09:35
Watch out Uber, Amazon may just steal away your drivers. The online giant is launching an Uber-like program, called Flex, which uses on-demand independent contractors to deliver Amazon packages. read more