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Amazon reassures Wall Street by posting strong revenue and guidance

July 29, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon has reported strong revenue and guidance, reassuring Wall Street with an upbeat forecast for the remainder of the year. The company’s shares rose over 10% in after-hours trading after the company reined in costs and benefitted from an increased […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon warehouse workers to strike in a bid to disrupt Black Friday orders

December 1, 2020

Via: Charged

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Germany have been called on by their trade union to strike for the second time in a week in order to disrupt the processing of Black Friday orders. The strike is set to begin […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba’s Singles Day sees record peaks of 583,000 orders per second raking in $56bn

November 11, 2020

Via: Charged

Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ shopping festival has already smashed records and taken over $56 billion as China’s economy emerges from the pandemic. The Chinese ecommerce giant has already begun to cash in on China’s economic rebound as its iconic shopping event […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon Prime Day 2020 “record-breaking” for SMEs as 3rd party sales jump 60%

October 16, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon Prime Day 2020 was a “record-breaking event for small and medium businesses” as third-party seller sales grew more than Amazon’s own. Third-party sellers, which now account for more than 60 per cent of total sales at Amazon, saw sales […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon faces calls for boycott as Prime Day strikes break out in Germany

October 13, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is facing protests and calls for a boycott internationally from campaign groups as it launches its Prime Day 2020 shopping event. Campaign group Ethical Consumer has called on UK shoppers to boycott the retail giant this Prime Day, citing […]


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Black Friday’s too late this year. Is Prime Day just in time?

October 12, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

After months of speculation around just when Amazon would go through with its annual Prime Day sale, usually held in July, it has finally landed in mid-October. That timing could turn out to be a boon not just for Amazon, […]


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Prime Day boosted store traffic for Amazon and rivals alike

July 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Prime Day’s benefits seem to be getting broader, both across the retail world and across the businesses of individual retailers. Ethan Chernofsky, Placer.ai marketing vice president, said in a blog post of Whole Foods’ traffic spikes that “this is a […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon’s most ‘aggressive’ Prime Day yet

July 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s blockbuster midsummer sale lasts twice as long this year, which (along with some global expansion) will help explode its sales numbers. But it’s not just time and space that is driving Prime Day’s success this year — Amazon has […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

What 5 stats say about Prime Day 2019

July 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The announcement of Amazon’s fifth annual Prime Day brought news of longer selling hours and special events for the “holiday,” but it also brought on increased competition from retail rivals. As the sales event kicks off, Retail Dive took a […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

8 things to know about Prime Day 2019

July 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon last month announced that its fifth annual 2019 Prime Day will run on July 15 and 16 and will last 48 hours, the longest yet. Last year, the event was hampered by glitches that stymied shoppers from exploring the […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Whole Foods Gets In On Prime Day Madness

July 8, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Whole Foods is joining forces with parent company Amazon to help ensure Prime Day 2019 breaks lofty sales records again. Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods Market in store or on Prime Now will receive a $10 credit […]


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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 […]


News & Trends

5 takeaways from Prime Day 2018

July 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Being caught in a never-ending loop of puppy pictures wasn’t exactly what shoppers expected out of the first hour of Prime Day 2018. The fourth annual self-proclaimed shopping holiday got off to a rough start when a glitch from its […]


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Amazon breaks Prime Day records despite site crashes

July 17, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Prime Day, aside from being a lucrative sales day for Amazon, gives the e-commerce giant a chance to wrestle with system weaknesses ahead of the big dance: the holidays. This year Amazon’s desktop and mobile websites both experienced major glitches […]


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Prime Day sales poised to surge 40%

July 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Prime Day is a chance for Amazon to solidify its position in the smart-home market while continuing to grow its Prime membership. “We interpret the focus on promotional activities on Echo devices as a strategy in response to the surge […]


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Amazon drives 80% of US e-commerce

July 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s dominance of U.S. e-commerce is particularly stark when viewed in terms of gross merchandise value, as presented by eMarketer, because it includes revenue like the fees collected from its marketplace sellers, which are responsible for half the goods sold […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Brands benefit from large-scale sales

September 7, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon’s Prime Day in July has proved to be a big winner for the online marketplace. In 2017, it was reported that the retailer made more sales than on Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016, with website traffic up 101% […]