News and Articles About Amazon

The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront
Next Big Thing

The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront

Why the shift from producers to customers is changing everything.
John Sculley
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Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store

The online retail giant is planning on opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City.
Kate Taylor
UPS Ups Its Shipping Game
Shipping Center

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.
Catherine Clifford
5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, the one major obstacle small-business owners will face is competing with the almighty Amazon.
Matt Winn
First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow
Drones

First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow

German delivery firm DHL will use drones to deliver medical supplies to a small island.
Laura Entis
4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments
Mobile Payments

4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments

Mobile payments systems promise to be convenient but security is the first concern of people on both sides of a transaction.
Jason Wolfe
Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home
Internet of Things

Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home

On the heels of a fizzling response to its Fire Phone, Amazon is reportedly foraying further into hardware by increasing headcount at its top-secret Lab126 by roughly 27 percent.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Scoops Up the '.Buy' Domain for $4.6 Million
Internet Marketing

Amazon Scoops Up the '.Buy' Domain for $4.6 Million

The online retailer reportedly outbid Google and two other companies that had their eye on the new and valuable generic top-level domain.
Benjamin Kabin
Amazon Releases Small Army of New Kindles and E-Readers
Amazon Kindle

Amazon Releases Small Army of New Kindles and E-Readers

Included are two devices under $100 as well as an all-new operating system, called 'Sangria.'
Jason Fell
Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes
Success Stories

Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes

Entrepreneurs need to be stoic about the long odds against a new business thriving but it's also true that the greatest successes of our time started small.
John Boitnott
Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company
Amazon

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant.
David Selinger
Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
Nina Zipkin
Bike Messengers: The Real Winners in the Same-Day Delivery Boom?
Jobs

Bike Messengers: The Real Winners in the Same-Day Delivery Boom?

Google, Amazon and Uber are all testing delivery services.
Uptin Saiidi
Amazon Drops $970 Million on Game-Streaming Service Twitch
Amazon

Amazon Drops $970 Million on Game-Streaming Service Twitch

Amazon's surprise announcement followed months of unconfirmed reports that Google's YouTube unit was about to buy the company.