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April 14, 2014

A few months ago, Amazon.com made a disruptive splash in the world of home delivery with the announcement of its drone project.

April 7, 2014

AmazonFresh recently launched a new tool called the Amazon Dash that allows users to scan items or speak the items aloud as part of a new way to shop for groceries without having to go into the store or shop online.

March 10, 2014

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to pilot the sale of goods created by 3-D printers.

January 30, 2014

Amazon.com reportedly plans to provide Kindle-based checkout for brick-and-mortar retailers, possibly as soon as summer 2014.

January 20, 2014

Amazon.com has reportedly obtained a patent for “anticipatory shipping,” or a logistics technique using customer behavior and history to prepare items for shipping before they are actually ordered.

January 9, 2014

You’ve got to hand it to Amazon.com. While consistently turning a profit has eluded Amazon for the past 18 years, the company has consistently taken a lead in disrupting retail.

January 7, 2014

Most U.S. consumers, and many retailers for that matter, have probably never heard of Rakuten. But if Japan’s largest e-commerce marketplace has its way, that will soon change: The company has set its sights on becoming a household name in the United States. An even loftier goal: outpacing e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

January 6, 2014

Overstock.com plans to appeal the tentative ruling of a California trial court, which prohibits the company from comparison price advertising unless done in conformity with new court-mandated practices, which the company says diverge widely from industry standards.

December 9, 2013

Amazon's fresh food delivery service may be expanding to San Francisco, according to published reports.

November 15, 2013

Amazon.com has the best price on products in its assortment about 80% of the time. However, the new “Amazon Holiday Pricing Insights” analysis from pricing technology provider 360pi shows that Amazon does have weak spots, and that retailers can compete with the online giant, especially if they can beat Amazon on other non-price purchase factors.

October 9, 2013

Amazon remains the world's most trusted retailer despite widespread criticism of its tax affairs and labor disputes.

August 28, 2013

Amazon.com has introduced the Mobile Associates API for Kindle Fire and other Android devices, enabling developers to sell physical and digital items from Amazon.com within their apps and games.

August 9, 2013

Amazon's grocery service might be making its way to New York next year, according to published reports.

July 29, 2013

Amazon said it will hire more than 5,000 full-time workers in its U.S. fulfillment centers and 2,000 customer service staff, including part-time and seasonal employees, to meet growing customer demand.

July 25, 2013

By Jake Weatherly, SheerID

June 10, 2013

Amazon.com confirmed it is testing its online grocery delivery service in Los Angeles.

May 7, 2013

Staples announced that Faisal Masud has been appointed executive VP, global e-commerce, effective May 20.

April 15, 2013

Overstock.com founder Patrick M. Byrne has returned as CEO of online discount retailer.

February 12, 2013

Overstock.com said Tuesday that chairman and CEO Patrick Byrne will take a leave of absence for medical reasons.

February 5, 2013

Banana Republic is partnering with Match.com to host in-store meet and greet events for the online dating site’s subscribers in key markets, including San Francisco, New York, and Chicago.

November 30, 2012

Amazon and Costco lead the pack lead the pack when it comes to the e-tailers that have most satisfied their customers, according to the 2012 Harris Poll Shopper Satisfaction Study of Online Retailers.

November 13, 2008

Online retailer eToys.com has lowered prices on over 1,300 toys and games, including several from...

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