Tag: Amazon

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]

FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon adds Whole Foods delivery to 10 new markets

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This rapid expansion could show the company is either experiencing demand for these services, or it is responding to market leader Walmart in this channel. Though Walmart’s delivery service is currently available in nearly 50 markets, the company has plans […]

Retail Trends

Amazon dominates international marketplace reach

September 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At a time when e-commerce is predicted to grow to 13% of global retail sales by 2020, or $3.8 trillion out of the $30 trillion global retail market, marketplaces are surging. In 2017, 40% of all digital commerce sales went […]


Amazon is Building its Delivery Fleet With an Order for 20,000 Vans

September 7, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company said Wednesday that it increased its van order from 4,500 after it […]

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go Reveals Second Seattle Location: How It Can Help Your Store

September 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

After the first Amazon Go store showed huge success, the ecommerce giant is planning to open yet another Go store in Seattle, just a few blocks away from the first one. What makes the Amazon Go store so unique is […]

Retail Types, Stores

Amazon’s stock valuation hits $1T

September 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Like an anniversary, the $1 trillion mark — while mind-boggling — is a symbolic milestone, a high water mark on Wall Street that Amazon passed and then receded from without any effort on the company’s part at that particular moment. […]

Retail Trends

Are Walmart and Amazon playing the same game?

August 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Comparisons between Amazon and Walmart — the two industry juggernauts that arguably have been the most instrumental in defining retail itself — are inevitable. That juxtaposition is made difficult not only by the two companies’ differences, beginning with their ages […]

Retail Trends

Amazon’s fakes problem hits lower-priced brands hardest

August 24, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Historically, knockoffs of highly desirable items were a fixture of gritty street sales all over the world. New York City’s Canal Street area and swaths of other big cities long hosted hustling vendors who sold fakes. While there may have […]

Retail Trends

Study: Amazon’s share of smart speaker shipments fell to 41% from 76% last year

August 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Though Amazon helped pioneer the market for smart speakers with its line of Echo devices that power its Alexa digital assistant, the Strategy Analytics estimates show that the e-commerce giant isn’t invulnerable to the advances of other device makers in […]

Retail Trends

Over half of Prime Day shoppers planned ahead for the holiday

August 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Despite website blips, Prime Day 2018 once again set records for traffic and sales. But behind those record sales, were millions of individual shopping decisions. Research from A.T. Kearney shows that the most useful takeaways from the day may not […]