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.

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.

January 5, 2015

Last week, I took a look back at three technologies that disrupted retail in 2014. Now that we are kicking off the first work week of the New Year, it’s time to look ahead at three technologies likely to disrupt retail in 2015.

December 29, 2014

 It was a very mobile holiday season for Amazon.com. Nearly 60% of Amazon.com customers shopped using a mobile device this holiday.  

December 29, 2014

Watch out Amazon, QVC is at your back—at least when it comes to  customer satisfaction. 

December 19, 2014

Amazon.com is partnering with retail shopping app provider Ibotta Inc. to enable Amazon shoppers to receive additional cash back on a range of products purchased directly on Amazon.com.

December 18, 2014

Manhattan residents have the opportunity to receive Amazon deliveries faster than even before. 

December 18, 2014

Some customers are only midway through the race to finish their holiday shopping, some haven’t even left the starting line, but Best Buy is offering help to make sure they reach the finish line by Dec. 24.