July 28, 2015

Early results indicate Amazon.com may be getting beaten by upstart e-commerce rival Jet.com on price, but Amazon is still outdoing the new kid on the online retail block in one key area.

July 27, 2015

Drone-based delivery may still be far from an everyday reality, but likely players including Google and Amazon are already thinking about traffic control.

July 24, 2015

Amazon.com is always trying to improve its overseas operations, and now the e-commerce titan is “getting the picture” in the U.K. market.

July 24, 2015

Last month Facebook overtook Wal-Mart in valuation, and now another digital giant has reportedly achieved the same feat.

July 24, 2015

Everyone from mass merchandisers to dollar stores has been getting into the grocery business in recent years, and the vertical may soon have a new and very large participant.

July 23, 2015

Sales growth outpaced that of expenses during second quarter 2015, leading to a rare report of positive net income at Amazon.com Inc.

July 23, 2015

The sales success of the July 15 Amazon Prime Day sales event did not happen by itself.

July 22, 2015

Amazon.com is taking the title of the classic Bob Dylan album “Bringing It All Back Home” to heart.

July 21, 2015

A new rival to Amazon.com has officially taken flight. Jet.com, a membership-based e-commerce platform that promises to beat Amazon Prime prices using “profit-free pricing,” launched as of July 21.

July 20, 2015

The countdown is on for the latest competitor to Amazon.com to take off.

July 20, 2015

Let’s review three initial lessons the retail industry can learn from what some observers called the “summer Black Friday.”

July 17, 2015

According to CNBC, Piper Jaffray Internet analyst Gene Munster says Amazon s considering a purchase of Jet.com, a subscription-based e-commerce site that is currently in beta and set to officially launch next week.

July 16, 2015

While Amazon.com may be happy about its exact sales performance during its July 15 Amazon Prime Day sales event, social media response probably did not meet Amazon’s expectations.

July 16, 2015

While the social buzz regarding Amazon’s “Prime Day” on Wednesday, July 15, was not so prime, it appears the event was a big success sales-wise (so good it’s coming back).

July 15, 2015

So, how did Amazon make out with its 20th anniversary super-sale event on Wednesday?

July 14, 2015

Amazon has released an early preview of some of the deals that will be offered on July 15, as part of its first-ever Prime Day anniversary extravaganza.

July 14, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is not backing down in its challenge to the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 8, 2015

Say hello to Snagshout, a new website that offers shoppers a discount in exchange for a review.

July 6, 2015

July is often a slow-paced month for consumers, but Amazon.com is seeking to change that.

July 6, 2015

Home Depot is narrowing its price gap with Amazon.com, which typically offers the lowest overall prices on home improvement goods.

June 30, 2015

Amazon.com is heading east with its Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted cloud computing platform – all the way to India.

June 30, 2015

Amazon.com is heading east with its Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted cloud computing platform – all the way to India.

June 30, 2015

Customer relationship management (CRM) is the strategy a retailer uses to develop an ongoing, individual relationship with a customer to ensure satisfaction and loyalty. But the specifics of CRM can mean different things for different retailers.