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 22, 2015

Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of test preparation company The Princeton Review and online tutoring company Tutor.com, has been elected to The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. board of directors.

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 10, 2015

Overstock.com is expanding the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables for its customers.

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 25, 2015

The world’s largest online retailer will soon be driving around and selling product out of a truck — a truck that looks like a giant Amazon package.

June 16, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly expanding the assortment of items eligible for free two-day shipping for members of its Prime paid loyalty program. 

June 15, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will reportedly launch a paid streaming video service in China this August.

June 3, 2015

A week after offering free same-day delivery for members of its Amazon Prime loyalty program in select cities, Amazon.com is now offering all customers free shipping on lightweight items in a program called Fulfillment by Amazon Small and Light.

June 1, 2015

Amazon  is facing increased competition these days. In some of the more publicized developments, subscription-based e-commerce site Jet.com is taking off soon, EBay is piloting a service to compete with Amazon Prime in Germany, and Google is reportedly planning to introduce a “buy” button that will turn searches into transactions.

May 29, 2015

Amazon.com reportedly plans to launch a line of private label grocery products.

May 27, 2015

Amazon.com is hiring for more than 6,000 full-time jobs across its U.S. fulfillment network to meet growing customer demand.