Walmart is opening up dozens more veterinary clinics in its stores and launching its first online pet pharmacy, hoping to lure more U.S. pet owners who are spending billions of dollars each year on their dogs and cats.... Click to [...]
A closer look at Amazon’s delivery network illustrates why the company is now ready to make one-day shipping the default for its Prime members. Amazon is already capable of offering same-day and next-day delivery to 72% of the total U.S. population, including almost [...]
It’s easy to forget now, but Amazon wasn’t always the king of online shopping. In the fall of 2004, Jeff Bezos’s company was still mostly selling just books and DVDs. A great article showing the impact of Amazon Prime. Click [...]
Amazon is about to test new video advertising units in what agencies said represents its most aggressive effort ever to compete with Google for brand ad dollars. Click to read the entire story here.
Berkshire Hathaway has been buying shares of Amazon. But Warren Buffett isn’t the one behind the purchases. “One of the fellows in the office that manage money ... bought some Amazon so it will show up in the 13F” later this month, [...]
Prime Day is Amazon's annual retail holiday. It was introduced in 2015 as a one-day only sales event that boasted more deals than Black Friday and also celebrated Amazon's 20th anniversary as a company. Click to read the entire story here.
Amazon, raising the bar for retailers by moving from two-day to one-day shipping for Prime members, is also poised to disrupt another industry. The e-commerce giant launched a trial version of its online freight-brokerage platform, undercutting market prices by between 26% [...]
Ford is now part of Amazon’s free in-car delivery service, the latest automaker to partner with the ecommerce and logistics giant. Amazon will bring its Key by Amazon In-Car delivery service to eligible Ford and Lincoln vehicles. The service will initially launch [...]
Amazon Web Services reported revenue growth of 41% on Thursday, as the cloud-computing division continues to provide substantial profit for its parent company. Sales at AWS rose to $7.7 billion from $5.44 billion a year earlier, beating the $7.69 billion [...]
Shares of Walmart and Target were hammered on Friday after Amazon announced it would shorten its Prime shipping promise from two days to one day. Wall Street analysts hailed the move as a "game-changing" coup, saying it would force competitors [...]