News and Articles About Amazon

Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher
Negotiating

Amazon Buries the Hachette, Signs New Pact With Book Publisher

The online retailer and book publisher have ended months of contentious negotiations with a new multiyear agreement.
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton
Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To
Far Out Tech

Amazon Launches Echo, a Speaker You Can Talk To

This is a speaker you leave on all day and give it voice directions, like Siri on an Apple iPhone.
Amazon Prime Members Are Starting to Get Free Shipping on Other Websites
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Amazon Prime Members Are Starting to Get Free Shipping on Other Websites

The company wants to partner with fashion retailers to provide free one-day shipping for its prime-members.
Laura Entis
Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now
Tech Startups

Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now

Some made millions, others saw fortunes slip through their fingers, and some have joined or founded other startups.
Alyson Shontell
So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.
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So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.

Once burned, twice shy doesn't apply. Amazon's not tapping out of the smartphone market just yet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand
Brand Reputation

3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand

Retailers, whether online or brick-and-mortar, risk alienating customers if they don't make certain the products they sell are authentic.
This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
Next Big Thing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
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Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries
Ecommerce

Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries

The U.S. Postal Service got the go-ahead for a market test in San Francisco to deliver groceries in the early morning hours.
Kate Taylor
Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line
Earnings Reports

Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line

Big spending and lower-than-expected forecast for the holiday season put a cloud over the e-commerce giant's shares.
JP Mangalindan
Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones
Earnings Reports

Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones

Writedown also includes supplier commitment costs related to the phone.
Amazon Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-Book Prices
Pricing

Amazon Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-Book Prices

The months-long standoff has ended, with an agreement on the future price of e-books.
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
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Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow