August 31, 2015

When online shopping club Jet.com launched in July, the retailer’s CEO said he aspired to have 15 million customers spending $20 billion by 2020. From the looks of the website, the prices and the shopping experience, Jet.com has a lot of work to do in order to get anywhere close to achieving that goal.

August 27, 2015

As Amazon.com deals with the fallout from a New York Times article over working conditions, another media outlet reports the retailer is scaling back its consumer device division and laying off dozens of employees in its hardware development center.

August 25, 2015

Not only is Amazon.com launching its one-hour Prime Now delivery service in its hometown of Seattle, but it's also adding a whole new category of deliverable products.

August 24, 2015

Consumers who visit one of the Internet's biggest retailers won’t have to worry anymore about seeing messages informing them they need to install or update Adobe Flash.

August 21, 2015

Amazon.com is planning to open a fifth fulfillment center in the state of Texas. 

August 17, 2015

Jeff Bezos is fighting back against an article in the New York Times accusing the retailer of having a ruthless and even abusive workplace culture.

August 12, 2015

Barnes & Noble is tops when it comes to the most powerful “Back-to-School” retail brands, according to a new survey.

August 10, 2015

Amazon.com is planning to make its deliveries to Chicago area customers a lot faster and more efficient with the opening of a new distribution center.

July 28, 2015

Amazon is going to make it very easy for startups to launch, market and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe. 

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.