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Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself
Business Ideas

Why Your Business Idea Should Sell Itself

Come up with a winning proposition that others will like. But remember that good concepts invite copycats.
Peter S. Cohan
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'
Amazon

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: 'I've Made Billions of Dollars of Failures'

This is why it won't matter if the fire phone flops.
Jillian D'Onfro
Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders
Robotics

Amazon Turns to Robots to Help Fill Holiday Orders

The online retailing giant has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up
Competition

For Amazon, Cloud Wars Heat Up

Amazon Web Services serves more than 1 million companies, but growing competition is starting to stifle growth.
JP Mangalindan
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.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
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
Amazon

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.
Amazon

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
Pricing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
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