Amazon wants to turn your fridge into a store. The company is said to be developing a smart fridge, one that could make the supermarket superfluous.
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Amazon has opened its first non-food store outside America, in the United Kingdom: an Amazon 4-star branch can now be found in Greenhithe, near London.
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Venture capital fund Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has narrowly won the battle for supermarket chain Morrisons last weekend, with a bid of 7.1 billion pounds (8.3 billion euros).
A doglike Alexa on wheels: Amazon's new Astro robot is a smart household assistant that also happens to have a 'unique personality'. However, there is a certain amount of criticism...
If the rumours are to be believed, Amazon wants to equip its new mini department stores in the United States with high-tech fitting rooms. In time, customers would even be served by robots.
Marketplaces experienced growth of up to 37.5 per cent in Europe as a result of the Covid pandemic. This is shown in the second edition of the "Top 100 Cross-Border Marketplaces Europe". Notable risers are OLX, Uber Eats and Zalando.
Amazon has permanently banned more than 600 Chinese brands from its platform because they allegedly tampered with product reviews.
Amazon is expanding its till-free shopping experience to its Whole Foods supermarkets, introducing its Just walk out technology there as well.
The busy online luxury market is set to become even busier, as Amazon would be planning to bring its Luxury Stores to Europe. Currently, the platform is only available in the United States.
Retail giant Walmart will open up its last mile delivery service GoLocal to other retailers who want to use its logistical power. It may seem like a simple commercial proposition, but it entails much more than merely selling a service. Walmart has taken a good look at its major challenger Amazon and is eager to reap the benefits of the wealth of customer data it will also be able to collect.
Amazon is reportedly planning to open some 'department store-like' stores in the United States. The e-commerce company hopes to expand its reach in selling clothing, household goods, electronics and more.
For the first ever, Amazon has sold more than its eternal rival Walmart over the course of a year. In doing so, it has beaten its eternal rival in the race... for second place, as one other retailer dwarfs both of them.
Amazon is to expand the possibilities its sales partners in some countries have to get rid of returns and unsold stock. This is how the e-commerce giant wants to meet the ongoing criticism of the large-scale destruction of returned goods.
The result of the vote on the formation of the first American trade union at Amazon may be declared invalid. The e-commerce giant allegedly pressured its employees to vote against it.
Luxembourg's privacy watchdog CNPD has fined Amazon a record 746 million euros for a breach of GDPR.
Amazon posted sales of more than 100 billion dollars last quarter, for the third time in a row. However, new CEO Andy Jassy starts off on a downbeat because he is unable to match last year's record figures.