March 19, 2015

Amazon.com is upping the competition with brick-and-mortar stores by expanding its one-hour Prime Now delivery service to Baltimore and Miami.

March 16, 2015

According to multiple media reports, Amazon has purchased 2lemetry, a Denver-based IoT startup, for an undisclosed sum.

March 16, 2015

PetSmart and Amazon.com deliver the best customer experience in the retail industry.

March 6, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly heeding that old saw with plans to open a store on the Tmall site of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Holding Group.

February 26, 2015

Jay Carney, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration and current CNN analyst, has been appointed senior VP of worldwide corporate affairs for Amazon, effective March 2.

February 26, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly preparing to enter the South Korean market.

February 23, 2015

Amazon.com is not the devil by any means, but the e-commerce giant is reportedly interested in “wearing” Prada and other high-end brand names on its site.

February 23, 2015

While some retailers have been raising their spending threshold for free shipping, Target Corp. is taking the opposite approach.

February 17, 2015

A new set of stiff federal regulations reportedly may limit or even scuttle Amazon.com’s plans for a drone-based aerial delivery service.

February 11, 2015

Amazon.com keeps on rolling out new products, technologies and services.

February 9, 2015

Today in the U.S., e-commerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

February 4, 2015

Amazon confirmed reports that it is piloting co-branded pickup sites with universities with the announcement that it has opened its first-ever staffed pickup and drop-off on-campus location, at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and plans to open similar sites at the University of California, Davis and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

February 4, 2015

With just 85 stores, Rochester, New York-based Wegmans Food Market edged past online giant Amazon to take the top spot for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 16th annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study.

February 2, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly piloting co-branded e-commerce sites with three universities.

January 30, 2015

Amazon reported higher-than-expected profit for its fourth quarter, fueled by growth of its Prime memberships and holiday shoppers, even as its sales came in below forecasts.

January 28, 2015

Retail seems to have a faster moving cycle of jargony imperatives than many other industries: idioms du jour went from ‘online’ to ‘multichannel’ to ‘omnichannel’ in a few short years, closely followed by ‘mobile’ and ‘social.’

January 27, 2015

E-commerce giant Amazon.com is upping the ante on its free shipping policy.

January 26, 2015

Rapid omnichannel growth from retailers with an adapting supply chain environment are among the driving forces of change in 2015.

January 23, 2015

The growth of mobile has made round-the-clock connectivity to the internet possible, allowing consumers to shop anywhere at any time. To cater for 24-hour convenience and on-the-go shopping, retailers are turning to innovative technology.

January 21, 2015

Amazon.com’s Amazon Wallet will never get the chance to make it out of beta.

January 14, 2015

In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica Group S.pA. is launching a multiyear R&D collaboration with Intel Corp. to create eyewear infused with smart technology. The ultimate goal is to deliver smart, fashion-forward products that are meaningful and desirable to consumers.

January 14, 2015

Two technology trends stood out above all others at this week’s NRF annual “Big Show” convention in New York. First, retailers are becoming aware that omnichannel inventory transparency is the back-end platform supporting the front-end seamless customer experience they have been building the past few years.

January 13, 2015

A new index called the Price Perception Index provides insight into digital pricing strategies.

January 5, 2015

Amazon is not a company to shy away from touting its success. On Monday, the online giant announced that third-party sellers on Amazon Marketplace sold a “record-setting” more than two billion items worldwide in 2014, and that the number of its sellers adopting the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service grew more than 65% year-over-year worldwide.