September 23, 2015

Amazon is using its winning of five Emmys on Sunday at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards to throw its competitors yet another fastball.

September 16, 2015 is priming consumers in southern California for fast delivery.

September 16, 2015

This is Target’s first experiment with same-day delivery of products, and it coincides with the expansion of their grocery and fresh business.

September 15, 2015

Target is entering the grocery delivery fray by offering its customers same-day delivery of groceries and other items through Instacart as a way to challenge Amazon and other retailers.

September 11, 2015

eBay is about to launch a shipping club that seems somewhat fashioned after Amazon Prime — but it’s not starting out in the United States.

September 10, 2015

The introduction of Amazon Prime Day on July 15 created a new mid-summer e-commerce event that had a profound impact on back-to-school shopping.

August 31, 2015 is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

August 25, 2015

Not only is launching its one-hour Prime Now delivery service in its hometown of Seattle, but it's also adding a whole new category of deliverable products.

August 25, 2015 is reportedly planning to offer customers a new option for directly picking up orders.

August 21, 2015

Texas is known for its wide open spaces, and Inc. is slowly filling them in with distribution centers.

August 18, 2015 provides a customer value proposition of convenience and the lowest prices.

August 17, 2015 has no shortage of innovative ideas on connecting customers to the products they buy, and reportedly is considering yet another new delivery method.

August 17, 2015

Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of, is reportedly blasting an article in the New York Times that accuses the retailer of having a ruthless and even abusive workplace culture.

August 7, 2015

Online discount retailer saw its second-quarter profit diminished by expenses including technology spending, but still remains bullish on the upcoming release of its “cryptobond” financial encryption service.

August 6, 2015

The founder of the now defunct same-day delivery service Webvan is back — this time with a robot-powered would-be competitor to Amazon Prime, reports ReCode.

July 28, 2015 continues its evolution into a full-service technology platform with three services essentially designed to help retailers do everything.

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 Inc.

July 23, 2015

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

July 22, 2015 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, has been elected to The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. board of directors.

July 21, 2015

A new rival to has officially taken flight., 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 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.”