July 23, 2015

Shares of Amazon.com surged past the $500 mark after the company reported a second quarter profit and revealed more details about a phenomenally successful Prime day promotion that fell in the third quarter.

July 22, 2015

Amazon Home Services has expanded the number of providers and the services they offer in 15 metropolitan areas, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Jose and Washington, D.C.

July 22, 2015

Online retailer Jet.com is all about low prices and so far the upstart membership club competitor is living up to it value proposition.

July 16, 2015

While the social buzz regarding Amazon Prime Day on Wednesday, July 15, has been not so prime, early reports indicate the event was a success sales-wise. And industry experts said the event was important in other ways too.

July 15, 2015

Amazon.com didn’t give much in the way of details about its sales on Wednesday, but the retailer said members shopped at record rates during its first ever Prime Day.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 6, 2015

Amazon.com’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.” 

July 2, 2015

Retailers are scrambling to get their products to customers with overnight, same-day, four-hour, one-hour and other delivery options. But the question is: Is this the new normal for e-commerce, or is it a PR ploy to gain mindshare of consumers while only having to minimally deliver on this option?

June 25, 2015

Online pricing intelligence provider 360pi compared Amazon.com and Walmart.com prices earlier this year in a dynamic pricing study and discovered Walmart changed its prices more often than Amazon.

June 25, 2015

Amazon.com has come up with another new and exciting way to keep its brand out in front of potential customers. 

June 19, 2015

Amazon.com launched its new Amazon Business marketplace earlier this year and now companies such as cloud-based e-commerce solution provider ChannelAdvisor are making it easy for suppliers to tap into the platform’s potential.

June 17, 2015

Federal regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, will be in place by this time next year. 

June 16, 2015

Amazon is considering creating a network of drivers similar to Uber in order to speed up deliveries and reduce shipping costs, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

June 9, 2015

Amazon.com is going big in Texas with the announcement of the construction of yet another fulfillment center in Dallas. 

June 5, 2015

Digital design and marketing consultancy Razorfish made two key hires to bolster the capabilities of its rapidly growing commerce practice led by Commerce Strategy head Jason Goldberg. 

June 4, 2015

For the third year in a row, Amazon has claimed the top spot in the Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

May 28, 2015

Amazon is upping the ante in the fulfillment wars by expanding its same-day delivery service for Prime members to more markets and making it free. 

May 28, 2015

The seminal digital event that occurred in the year 2007 was the introduction of the first iPhone, but there was another noteworthy development that year involving Walmart e-commerce. 

May 26, 2015

Amazon is reportedly looking to launch an artisanal-goods marketplace called Handmade, according to The Wall Street Journal.

May 14, 2015

Walmart is reportedly testing an unlimited shipping service that could undercut Amazon Prime.

May 11, 2015

Amazon.com is looking to facilitate its same-day deliveries in Manhattan by opening its second 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Carteret, N.J. 

April 30, 2015

Amazon has climbed to the top of the social shopping ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonCart and #AmazonBasket.

April 28, 2015

Amazon may be looking to grab a piece of the B2B pie from retailers such as Staples by launching an Amazon Business marketplace stocked with hundreds of millions of business products.

April 24, 2015

Books-A-Million Inc. is entering the self-publishing market, taking on the CreateSpace service from Amazon as well as numerous other self-publishing companies.