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Amazon Aims to Open Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says
Retail

Amazon Aims to Open Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says

The comment was made by General Growth Properties CEO on an earnings call.
Amazon to Delivery Companies: Yes, We're Building Our Own Service, But Don't Worry
Amazon

Amazon to Delivery Companies: Yes, We're Building Our Own Service, But Don't Worry

'What we found in order to properly serve our customers at peak, we've needed to add more of our own logistics to supplement our existing partners,' says Amazon's CFO.
Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?
Retail Businesses

Is Amazon's First Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore the Future of Retail?

The online retail giant opened its first physical bookstore this past November, and the rest of the retail world should be paying attention.
Pini Yakuel
Amazon Expands Logistics Reach With Move Into Ocean Shipping
Amazon

Amazon Expands Logistics Reach With Move Into Ocean Shipping

Its new status as a freight forwarder, or "non-vessel operating common carrier," gives Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, a foothold in the $350 billion a year ocean freight business.
Coloring Books for Adults Are Good for Creativity, and Selling in the Millions
Creativity

Coloring Books for Adults Are Good for Creativity, and Selling in the Millions

Three of Amazon's top 10 best-selling products of 2015 were coloring books.
Lindsay Friedman
3 Companies Using Speed as a Competitive Advantage
Competitive Advantages

3 Companies Using Speed as a Competitive Advantage

How you utilize speed may be different than the next company, but it's critical that you spend some time and energy thinking about it.
Samuel Edwards
6 Reasons Why Amazon Product Reviews Matter to Merchants
Product Reviews

6 Reasons Why Amazon Product Reviews Matter to Merchants

How buyers and sellers alike benefit from the company's legendary online reviews.
Jay Lagarde
Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS
Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS

The online retailer has been holding talks with air-cargo companies to lease airplanes, and is seeking to lower its costs and reliance on delivery partners like UPS.
Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service
Amazon

Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service

Look out UPS, DHL and FedEx. There are reports that the ecommerce powerhouse is looking to soar into the air-delivery market, potentially aiming to dominate its entire distribution network.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk and Other Tech Leaders Pour $1 Billion Into Artificial Intelligence Startup
Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk and Other Tech Leaders Pour $1 Billion Into Artificial Intelligence Startup

The effort announced on Friday, called OpenAI, joins significant investments from companies such as Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc.
8 Places to Sell Stuff Fast When You Really Need the Money
Liquidation

8 Places to Sell Stuff Fast When You Really Need the Money

Sometimes being an entrepreneur means you need a really successful garage sale to stay in business. Embrace it.
John Rampton
Amazon Has Literally Gone Bananas
Amazon

Amazon Has Literally Gone Bananas

The e-tailer is getting fruity with a potassium-packed publicity stunt.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
As Amazon Prime Becomes More Popular, the Threat to Walmart, Target Grows
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Becomes More Popular, the Threat to Walmart, Target Grows

The service currently has almost 41 million members, according to a new survey.
Phil Wahba
Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones
Amazon

Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones

The video shows a box containing shoes fitting seamlessly into the body of the drone.