March 11, 2015

Amazon.com is appealing to early adopters with the launch of a new "store" called Amazon Exclusives.

February 20, 2015

Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service not just to all of Manhattan, but to other New York City boroughs as well, with unknown implications for the retail industry.

February 10, 2015

Amazon.com has long considered itself a pioneer of social shopping. But now the retailer has introduced a game-changing new service that allows customers to do their own social media marketing. 

January 30, 2015

E-commerce giant Amazon.com is upping the ante on its free shipping policy. 

 

January 29, 2015

Amazon’s Prime membership seemed to be the golden ticket to stronger sales for the e-commerce giant in the fourth quarter. 

January 29, 2015

Overstock.com rode the wave of e-commerce during the holidays to an 18% increase in profits.

January 5, 2015

The more than 2 million sellers who comprise the Amazon Marketplace sold more than 2 billion items worldwide in 2014, as more and more businesses rely on the retail giant’s fulfillment capabilities.

December 29, 2014

Amazon is poised to set new sales records in 2015 after using the allure of free shipping to expose 10 million people to the wide range of benefits that are part of its $99 Prime service.

December 22, 2014

Manhattan residents have the opportunity to receive Amazon deliveries faster than ever before. 

December 21, 2014

Amazon.com is rolling out a new haggling feature on its website as the company looks to further cement its low-price reputation among consumers. 

December 19, 2014

Amazon.com is getting deeper into the cash rewards game by partnering with a rebate shopping app.

December 15, 2014

Online sales at third party marketplaces grew faster than the overall industry, according to cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider ChannelAdvisor. 

December 4, 2014

Amazon is introducing a line of “ethically sourced” products for Amazon Prime members.

November 5, 2014

The farmers market has gone digital at Overstock.com where the discount online retailer has launched home delivery of locally sourced product.

November 4, 2014

Discount online shopping site Overstock.com has lowered prices on books and is offering a 15% bonus to loyalty members in what CEO Patrick Byrne is calling a price war with Amazon.

November 3, 2014

Amazon made it even easier to find holiday gifts for technology lovers this year.   The company launched its annual Electronics Holiday Gift Guide (www.amazon.com/giftguide), a curated list of more than 500 top tech gifts of the season which features 3 times more deals than last year, with 10 deals on electronics items offered every day.

October 30, 2014

Get it before it’s gone is the message Amazon is sharing with holiday shoppers as it looks to drive sales of limited duration “Lightning Deals” supported by enhanced same day delivery capabilities.

October 28, 2014

Sears and Amazon.com both recently came under fire for allowing rings decorated with the Nazi swastika symbol to be posted for sale on their third-party seller sites.

October 23, 2014

Wall Street has tolerated Amazon’s excesses for a long time, but a much larger than expected third quarter loss and tepid fourth quarter outlook was more than the company’s most ardent supporters could stomach.

October 16, 2014

Amazon’s 50 fulfillments centers and 15 sortation centers are looking to hire 80,000 seasonal works to cope with an anticipated surge in U.S. holiday sales.

October 15, 2014

In what promises to be the most digital holiday season ever, Amazon has issued an appeal to shoppers who want to avoid busy parking lots, crowded stores and long checkout lines.

October 15, 2014

Amazon Cloud Drive users now have access to their personal videos and photos from connected devices on the Amazon Instant Video app.

October 13, 2014

Amazon has sweetened the value proposition for its Prime members this holiday season by offering a 30 minute head start on select Lightning Deals on Amazon.com and daily sales events at MyHabit.com.

October 8, 2014

Retailers have had a tough year when it comes to advertising prices. In January, a California court issued a multimillion dollar penalty against Overstock.com, after determining that the company advertised discounts in a misleading manner.