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Amazon: 1-day delivery doesn’t require changes at fulfillment centers

May 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has been able to execute one-day shipping in many locations for some time now. The company feels confident expanding the offering because of the infrastructure it has built up over the years, Ashley Robinson, a spokesperson for Amazon, told […]


Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Amazon rebrands Souq

May 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s newest marketplace is based in the United Arab Emirates but has enjoyed popularity throughout the Middle East as Souq. Egypt provided the greatest amount of traffic to Souq.com at 38.1% over the past year, followed by the United Arab […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Suddenly, free 1-day shipping is the new normal

April 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

At first, Target and Walmart seemed blindsided by Amazon’s announcement last Thursday that its free two-day Prime shipping offer is already on its way to becoming free delivery in just one day for many items. Those retailers’ shares took a […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon stokes profits as retail growth slows

April 26, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

After two decades of disrupting retail, Amazon is facing new realities as a mature company — that it’s getting harder to grab market share at the same rate as before and that its rivals have risen to meet its challenge. […]


Retail Trends

Gen Z favors Vans, Lululemon and Amazon

April 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Americans in the Z generation — whom Piper Jaffray defines as those ages 13 to 19 — are collectively spending some $77 billion a year, based on teens’ claim through the survey that they spend $2,600 each annually, on average. […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Amazon cuts prices on hundreds of Whole Foods products

April 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

After its acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017, Amazon introduced a sweeping lineup of lower prices on Whole Foods products. From Whole Trade bananas and organic avocados to animal-welfare-rated ground beef and almond butter, grocery staples were discounted by as […]


Retail Types, Stores

CNBC: Amazon suspends ads for products that don’t make money

March 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Removing ads for unprofitable products could infringe on Amazon’s ad business, which is one of the company’s biggest sources of revenue and an area it is focused on growing. The aggressive stance on who can and cannot advertise could also […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

73% of online shoppers click on Amazon product ads while browsing

March 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Feedvisor study sheds light on the central role that Amazon plays in most consumers shopping journeys, as 66% start their product searches on the platform and 74% go to Amazon to make a purchase. The finding that 73% of […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon launches private label skincare line

March 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With its penchant for introducing private labels into any category — Amazon is already in batteries, mattresses, pet food and apparel — and with beauty sales among the hottest in retail, it was only a matter of time before the […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

With private brands, Amazon plays the long game

March 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In addition to challenging traditional retailers on many fronts, with vast shipping and fulfillment operations and a marketplace to shore up its endless aisle, Amazon is staking a claim in merchandising both commodities and specialties, with its own private and […]