Amazon heading back to school in Illinois

Amazon is teaming up with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to open Amazon@Illinois, a staffed pick-up location in the Illini Union Bookstore on the UIUC campus. The first Amazon pickup location in Illinois, according to the release, offers the...

Amazon opens yet another Kansas fulfillment location

Amazon.com is opening another fulfillment center in Kansas City, Kanasas, marking its fifth in the state. The Kansas location will offer more than 1,000 full-time employment opportunities. "We are thrilled to continue investing in Kansas, proud of our ability to...

Amazon's annual Prime Day all about speedy delivery

Amazon's annual Prime Day all about speedy delivery

Americans areobsessed with super-speedy delivery and Amazon is more than happy to accommodate the impatience.

Amazon pushes voice ordering ahead with Alexa's help

Online purchasing via a desktop or smartphone is passe, according to Amazon, which is propelling voice-activated ordering via its Echo device and Alexa's help. Amazon is offering exclusive deals if orders are made through Echo, Echo Dot, and Amazon Tap....

Amazon's Prime Day 2016 projected to be bigger than last year

More than 100,000 deals will launch on July 12, as part of Amazon's Prime Day 2016. The deals start at midnight and will include most items, according to a release. "Prime Day is a unique opportunity to discover new items...

Amazon opens yet another brick-and-mortar bookstore

Portland, Oregon is the latest home for a brick-and-mortar Amazon bookstore. The store, to be located in Tigard at Washington Square mall, should open this fall. It's the third retail location.

So long Siri ... Hello Alexa ... Goodbye privacy?

So long Siri ... Hello Alexa ... Goodbye privacy?

It seems our lives are now filled with sexy sounding digital assistants all competing to serve us. The allure of the new digital assistants is that they are always on, and don't require a computer.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on connected experiences, Alexa and the IoT (Part 2)

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on connected experiences, Alexa and the IoT (Part 2)

In part two of a chat with Patrick Gauthier, Mobile Payments Today speaks with him about cart abandonment, Amazon's role in mobile commerce and how the way we pay is changing.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on brokering consumer trust, solving customer pain points (Part 1)

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on brokering consumer trust, solving customer pain points (Part 1)

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Patrick Gauthier at the Shoptalk conference to discuss a wide range of topics including e-commerce, the checkout experience and what makes Pay with Amazon different from MasterPass, PayPal and Visa Checkout.

Mark Cuban goodies hit the Amazon Exclusives store

The Mark Cuban Collection, boasting more than 100 products, including some from the TV show Shark Tank, is now available on Amazon. The increasing number of brands is driving Amazon sales, according to an announcement, as Amazon Exclusives sales have...

Amazon opening second fulfillment center in Joliet

As part of its drive to speed product delivery Amazon is opening its second fulfillment center in Joliet, Illinois. The center will create 2,000 full-time jobs.

Amazon expands university pickup strategy

University of Connecticut students and faculty now have their own Amazon pickup location, the first in the state. The 4,000-square-foot pickup site at 40 Wilbur Cross Way in Storrs Center will open this summer. "We are excited to bring an...

Amazon expands Prime Now restaurant delivery

San Francisco diners seeking a meal can now access a new restaurant delivery service launched by Amazon via its Prime Now program. For a limited time it will be free one-hour delivery from local restaurants including Big Chef Tom's Belly...

Q1 busy and profitable for Amazon

Amazon's cash flow spiked 44 percent, hitting $11.3 billion, and net sales increased 28 percent, hitting $29.1 billion, in Q1. The net income was $513 million, a healthy rebound from a net loss of $57 million a year ago. The...

Amazon extends free same-day delivery to new metro locations

Amazon’s Prime membership feature of free same-day delivery is now an option for members in 11 new metro sites.

Kansas home, again, for Amazon's newest fulfillment center

Kansas now home to two Amazon fulfillment center locations.

Amazon expands free pick-up service with Georgia location

Online commerce retailer Amazon is opening a free same-day pick-up service in Georgia through a partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Amazon opening physical storefront in San Diego come summer

Amazon getting second brick-and-mortar location ready to open this summer.

Talking With:  Euclid Analytics CEO Brent Franson on Amazon’s brick-and-mortar strategy

Talking With: Euclid Analytics CEO Brent Franson on Amazon’s brick-and-mortar strategy

Focusing on the omnichannel consumer is a must for retailers, whether they're pure-play ecommerce and looking to move into physical storefronts or vice versa.

Amazon debuting pickup spot at Texas university campus

Amazon expands campus pickup strategy with first Texas site. Several more nationwide in the works for this year.

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