Amazon, the biggest bookseller in America, is also famously one of the most tight-lipped. Sales rankings are available on the Web site and are updated hourly, but the company doesn’t provide information on how many unit sales it takes to make a title an Amazon bestseller.
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No retailer does a better job of cross-selling to its customers than Amazon.com ($AMZN). Amazon is quite effective at exposing customers to complementary—and competitive—goods along with the products a customer initially considers. Many of us have had the experience of going to Amazon to buy one thing but checking out with a huge shopping cart of items that we didn’t...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Amazon is working on as many ways as possible to get the consumer to buy stuff from it. One of those ways, however, may have hit a snag. Digitimes cited sources from within Amazon's supply chain that the company's rumored smartphone may have hit a setback. Plans were for Amazon to release the phone in the second quarter of this year, but Amazon's...
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After a documentary aired on the German TV channel ARD on Wednesday night, Amazon.com(NASDAQ:AMZN) is coming under fire for hiring alleged neo-Nazi security guards, who were shown routinely intimidating temporary workers at Amazon supply centers in Augsburg and Konztanz in the south, and Bad Hersfeld in the center of the country, the Telegraph said.
(3 months and 8 days ago)
A couple of days back Samsung took the unusual step of selling a display subsidiary - Liquavista. And they sold it to Amazon.com. That makes Amazon.com the only one of the giant US tech companies to have its own display development company. What is Samsung playing at? Is this a way to intensify pressure on Apple?
(9 days ago)
On Tuesday, Microsoft will begin offering a new, more basic cloud computing service that competes directly with Amazon’s similar services. And to make sure it’s taken seriously, Microsoft said it will match Amazon’s prices.
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Amazon.com said Monday it had acquired Liquavista from Samsung Electronics to help the world's largest Internet retailer develop new displays for mobile devices. Amazon also launched its own digital currency, Amazon Coins
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Oppenheimer analyst Tim Horan says Amazon will have to spin off Amazon Web Services to attain the scale it needs.
(3 months and 12 days ago)
If you've ever had buyer's remorse on a Kindle book purchase from Amazon.com, you may not realize that the site allows returns on Kindle books. Even if you got a good deal on the...
(1 month and 22 days ago)
Amazon faces a revolt from third-party traders who list their goods on amazon.co.uk after the online retailer reportedly increased the...
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