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Amazon to launch holiday pop-ups throughout Europe

November 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon is poised to learn a lot about physical retail with a series of global pop-ups at the holidays. In the past decade or so, chain stores, brands and, especially, e-commerce companies have turned to pop-up retail to test new […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart favored over Amazon among online grocery shoppers

November 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon have been in a fierce battle over grocery dollars this year, showing just how much the omnichannel experience has evolved as a brick-and-mortar giant challenges an e-commerce behemoth. Last year, Retail Feedback Group found that Amazon was […]


Retail Types, Stores

Reports: Amazon to split HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just days after word spread that three cities were in “late-stage” talks to win the much-anticipated HQ2, this latest news has sent shockwaves, and has already led some media outlets to declare the months-long process to pick a second headquarters […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Amazon expands free holiday shipping to non-Prime members

November 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Thanks to its perk-heavy Prime membership, Amazon has long enjoyed an edge over legacy retailers because those customers get free two-day shipping. But rivals, which already have something of an advantage during the season because they have so many stores, […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon Go creating competition for grocers?

November 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While Amazon Go is showing significant early success, inMarket suggests that the store concept is not necessarily a threat to grocers. The firm says this is partially because shoppers are treating Amazon Go as more of a convenience store or […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon 4-star opens 2nd store

November 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As in New York, Amazon has adapted its latest brick-and-mortar retail concept to a store’s local area, but the company likely has further to go as a merchandiser. The haphazard nature of the assortment stems from the very approach: Many […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go is attracting return shoppers, long visits

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

From the opening of its first Amazon Go store in January 2018 to the opening of its most recent stores in San Francisco and Chicago, Amazon has kept quiet on the stores’ shopping data. InMarket’s study at least provides a […]


Retail Trends

Proposed postal rates could cost Amazon $1B

October 26, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

It’s no surprise an increase in rates from USPS, which Amazon still relies upon heavily for last-mile delivery despite some efforts to bring that task in-house, add up to big bucks. Should the cost increase reach the $1 billion mark, […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Amazon adds new benefits for Business Prime

October 24, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon and American Express are sprawling global enterprises, but both are working hard to appeal to small businesses. The e-commerce giant last month launched Amazon Storefronts, which employs videos and “stories” to help customers shop from nearly 20,000 small and […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon to give additional pay bumps to make up for slashed bonuses

October 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon garnered good will — and likely competitor panic — when it raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour. The company had long drawn public criticism for its lower-wage practices; Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the “Stop BEZOS” bill, […]