Amazon expands Whole Foods Market delivery once again

Amazon Prime members in Charlotte, Las Vegas, Memphis, New Orleans, Phoenix, Raleigh, Seattle, Tucson, Nashville and Oklahoma City now can tap the Whole Foods Market delivery service. The additional delivery areas brings Whole Foods Market Delivery to 38 cities, according...

Amazon Fashion debuts J.Crew merch

Amazon has a new brand on its virtual fashion shelves as J.Crew Mercantile items are available at Amazon.com. The fall collection includes everything from J.Crew favorites and statement pieces, according to a press release. "From seasonal trends to everyday essentials...

First Hawaiian Bank debuts Alexa voice banking

Fiserv has helped First Hawaiian Bank develop a skill for Amazon Alexa. The new voice capabilities are a first for a financial institution based in the state, the companies said in a press release. First Hawaiian is using the voice...

Amazon Tech Hub to hire on 300 tech professionals

The Amazon San Diego Tech Hug is expanding with the omnichannel retailer planning to create 300 new high-tech jobs ranging from software development to machine learning to digital entertainment. The San Diego hub, according to a press release, is one...

NYC may be getting its own Amazon Go store

Amazon is reportedly eyeing New York City as the next location for its cashierless Amazon Go retail store. Amazon operates one in Seattle and is supposedly looking to launch Go stores in San Francisco and Chicago, according to a New...

Amazon expanding van delivery strategy

Amazon’s three-month-old van delivery service is growing by 20,000 more vans to be built at a South Carolina facility. The service is the latest strategy by the omnichannel mega retailer to give customers as many delivery options as possible.

Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery once again

Amazon Prime members in 28 cities can now tap quick delivery from their Whole Foods Market. Amazon has expanded delivery to more New York City communities as well as Columbus, Dayton, Greater Washington D.C. and Portland, according to a press...

Amazon Prime Day shoppers spending more, electronic top product focus

A new survey on shopping activity and behavior during the Amazon Prime Day event reveals consumers are spending more during the summer event, planning more and cross-checking product options and prices more. The Periscope By McKinsey research also reveals online...

Party City partners up with Amazon in pilot program

Party City is teaming up with Amazon to sell an assortment of products, and a prime focus on Halloween items. The effort is a pilot program, according to a CNBC report, and it could be expanded next year. The goal,...

Amazon, Whole Foods expand grocery pickup at the curb

Amazon is launching curbside grocery pickup at its Whole Foods Market locations in Sacramento and Virgiinia Beach. The two cities are just the start of a national rollout this year, according to a press release. Amazon Prime members can shop...

Kagan: Kroger change wave keeps up with Amazon Whole Foods

Kagan: Kroger change wave keeps up with Amazon Whole Foods

Jeff Kagan examines trends and technologies coming to play in the retail grocery segment.

Spokane latest site for an Amazon fulfillment center

Amazon already employs more than 50,000 in Washington state and that number will grow by 1,500 due to a new fulfillment center to open in Spokane. The company has invested more than $37 billion in Washington State, according to a...

Amazon Prime Day wasn't wonderful for everyone, claims survey

While Amazon clearly had a great Prime Day on a financial front, not every consumer had a fulfilling retail customer experience. A new JDA survey reveals technical issues prompted more than a quarter (27 percent) of consumers to abandon their...

Amazon expands Whole Foods Market delivery in Florida, New York

Amazon Prime members now have access to Whole Food Market delivery service in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and parts of New York City and Long Island, according to a press release. "We've been delighted with the customer response to delivery in...

Amazon Prime members buy 100M items worldwide during Prime Day event

Amazon is celebrating its biggest global shopping event now that its annual Prime Day sales extravaganza has come to an end after 36 hours. Sales beat out Amazon's last Cyber Monday and Black Friday and even last year's Prime Day....

Amazon Prime Day boosts overall online sales, retail activity

Amazon Prime Day boosts overall online sales, retail activity

Even if competing retailers don’t hold special sales on Amazon's Prime Day, increased consumer activity is likely helping the bottom line for any and all online retailers.

Amazon Prime Day kicks off with big sales, but Target not sitting idle

Amazon Prime Day kicks off with big sales, but Target not sitting idle

As Prime Day arrives Monday, expanded this year a bit to 36 hours, at least one retail competitor is fighting back.

2018 Top 100: Amazon still rules but Costco beats out Target

2018 Top 100: Amazon still rules but Costco beats out Target

This year's Retail Customer Experience Top 100 report reveals what online and brick-and-mortar players are doing to advance the customer experience. It also reveals that Costco beat out Target to land in third place -- no small news.

Amazon India tapping VR kiosks to promote Prime Day products

Amazon India will offer virtual reality kiosks in 10 locations to promote Prime Day next week, according to Venture Beat. Subbu Palaniappan, growth chief for Amazon Prime India, said the kiosks will promote Prime Day, July 16, a 36-hour sale...

Amazon moves into prescription drug business with PillPack purchase

Amazon is moving forward to purchase online pharmacy PillPack and the news caused Walgreens and CVS Health shares to take a dip. Bloomberg reports the acquisition will cost $1 billion and the deal should be completed by year's end.

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