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.

May 21, 2015

Amazon.com is offering one-hour delivery of products from select local stores in Manhattan through its Prime Now service.

May 19, 2015

eBay reportedly plans to launch a program in Germany that will compete with the Amazon Prime expedited shipping service.

May 14, 2015

Walmart will test a free online shipping service in summer 2015 that will serve as a competitor to the Amazon Prime service from Amazon.com.

May 11, 2015

Amazon.com is opening its second 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in New Jersey, in the town of Carteret, as its looks to facilitate same-day deliveries in Manhattan.

May 1, 2015

Amazon.com may be hoping to fly high with drone-based deliveries, but a rival e-commerce platform is also planning to take off soon.

April 28, 2015

Amazon.com is launching yet another new marketplace. Amazon Business provides access to hundreds of millions of products, as well as business-only selection and pricing.

April 8, 2015

Amazon.com styles itself as a provider of everything its customers need, and that extends to software development.

April 6, 2015

Amazon.com Inc. has expanded Prime Now service to Atlanta. The expedited delivery service, offered exclusively as a benefit to Prime members, provides one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items through a mobile app.

April 1, 2015

Amazon is expanding its Amazon Dash mobile ordering service, introduced in April 2014, with the Amazon Dash Button. Some observers thought it might be an April Fools prank, but the Dash Button expands on the Dash mobile ordering for AmazonFresh customers.

March 31, 2015

The Amazon Prime paid shipping service appears to be in a membership boom. New Millward Brown Digital research suggests that the percentage of Amazon traffic from Amazon Prime members has increased 300% in the last year.

March 30, 2015

In addition to buying a television on Amazon.com, customers can now schedule and pay for its installation. On Monday, the Internet giant officially launched Amazon Home Services, a marketplace that allows customers to buy 700 professional services, ranging from car maintenance to house cleaning.

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.

February 26, 2015

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

February 11, 2015

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

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.