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Amazon opens next-gen store data to brands

Amazon is introducing Store Analytics, a new service offering brands data-driven insights about the performance of their products, promotions, and ad campaigns in Amazon Go high-tech convenience stores and Amazon...

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Amazon U.S. drones taking off this year

Amazon is launching drone delivery in California, marking the retailer’s first drone debut in the U.S. The news comes on the heels of competitors Walmart and Google/Alphabet Inc. already testing...

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Walmart Expands Drone Delivery Network In Partnership With DroneUp

US retailer Walmart plans to expand its DroneUp delivery network to 34 sites by the end of the year, with the potential to reach four million US households across six...

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Affordable brand from Amazon focuses on sustainability

Amazon has launched a new sustainably made collection which includes fashion, home, beauty and household products. Amazon’s new brand is available in the USA, Canada and Europe through the retailer’s website....

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Amazon debuts medical care program via Alexa

In a move to deepen its footprint within the health care industry Amazon has launched a Alexa-based physician service. The mega omnichannel retailer is partnering with telemedicine provider Teladoc Health...

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Amazon becomes the biggest advertiser in history after spending $16.9bn last year

Amazon has revealed it spent $16.9 billion (£12.5 billion) on advertising last year, likely making it the largest advertiser in history. The ecommerce behemoth said “advertising and other promotional costs to...

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Amazon UK sales revealed: Brits spent £23.6bn at online giant in 2021

Amazon has filed sales figures for its UK business, which show that revenue jumped 20% last year – and a startling 82% on pre-pandemic levels – as lockdown and heightened...

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Amazon unveils ‘curbside recyclable’ grocery delivery packaging

While much of the attention on sustainable food packaging focuses on the point of purchase, Amazon has unveiled a solution for the point of delivery. Perishables deliveries from Amazon Fresh...

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Amazon invests in 3D packaging specialist CMC to boost Frustration-Free Packaging

Italian 3D packaging automation specialist CMC Machinery has landed a minority investment from Amazon through the online retail giant’s Climate Pledge Fund. CMC’s technology will help propel the “Frustration-Free Packaging”...

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Amazon And Others Commit To Using Zero-Carbon Shipping Fuels By 2040

Amazon.com Inc and IKEA are among commercial users of container shipping that will opt for zero-carbon marine fuels by 2040 in a new initiative aimed at speeding up decarbonisation in...

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FedEx competing with Amazon in autonomous cargo delivery

FedEx will test self-driving vehicles for linehaul trucking operations. The parcel delivery giant is kicking off a collaboration with autonomous technology developer Aurora and medium-and heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer PACCAR to test...

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Britain’s Co-op Announces Partnership With Amazon

UK’s Co-op has announced plans to accelerate its e-commerce strategy through a new partnership with Amazon and step-up robot deliveries in cooperation with Starship Technologies. The new elements are part of...

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A bear stole an Amazon shipment

It is a common crime in the United States to steal delivered packages from residents ’homes, Origo wrote. Usually people are the perpetrators, but this time it seems a hairy...

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Amazon plans to open physical stores

According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to open several large physical retail stores in the U.S. – origo wrote. The company aims to increase sales of its clothing...

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Amazon is the most valuable brand in the world

Amazon remains the world’s most valuable brand. The company stands on the frst place for the third year in a row. According to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global...

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Amazon to introduce biometric payment in Whole Foods stores

Amazon.com Inc is introducing a biometric payment service in its Whole Foods stores in the Seattle area: shoppers can pay by scanning their palms. The system is called Amazon One...

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Retailers in 2021: Online presence in offline stores

In 2021 most shoppers still visit physical stores because they want to ‘experience’ the product. They want to see it, hold it in their hands and try it before spending...

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Amazon had sales income of €44bn in Europe in 2020 but paid no corporation tax

Despite lockdown surge the firm’s Luxembourg unit made a €1.2bn loss and therefore paid zero corporation tax. Fresh questions have been raised over Amazon’s tax planning after its latest corporate...

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Amazon launches retail beauty salon

Amazon is now a beauty salon operator having launched the Amazon Salon in London. The business strategy, according to an Amazon blog post, is to offer consumers the best technology...

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Amazon opens second Just Walk Out store in London

Amazon has opened its second Just Walk Out store in London. The approximately 232m² shop is waiting for customers between 7.00 and 23.00 on every day of the week. The...

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Amazon’s new Polish website launched

In early March online retailer Amazon’s new Polish website went live. This event marks a significant intensification of competition in Poland’s booming e-commerce sector. Amazon launched the site to better...

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DS Smith profits from online shopping boom

DS Smith has reported that that the boost from the Christmas season to its packaging business continued into 2021, with more people shopping online. There were also signs of recovery in demand...

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Amazon was the largest clothing retailer in the United States last year

Amazon.com, an online retail portal, was the largest distributor of apparel and footwear in the U.S. last year, according to a study by Wells Fargo, a major U.S. bank. Data...

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Amazon Workers Strike In Italy Over Pandemic-Driven Delivery Demands

Amazon workers took strike action in Italy on Monday in the first protest involving the US group’s entire logistics operations, including third-party delivery service providers. The Italian protest comes after...

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Amazon opens its forst almost robot-based store in Europe

Amazon opened an Amazon Fresh grocery store in London on Thursday — its first physical store outside the US. The cashierless store is located in the borough of Ealing, in...

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PLMA-news in brief

Amazon is launching its online programme in Poland. Private label wine sales by Delhaize were up 20 percent last year. Penny is adding the vegan Food for Future brand to...

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Retailers in the era of artificial intelligence

Loyalty comes first Experts predict that 2021 will be the year of both uncertainties and opportunities. With the pandemic 2020 brought the online food industry boom which had been forecasted...

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Google and Amazon paid a huge price for cookies

Last December, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) fined Google and Amazon a record amount of 135 million euros, or about 48 billion forints, for placing cookies without proper information...

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Shell agrees deal to supply Amazon with renewable power

Shell agrees deal to supply Amazon with renewable power Shell Energy Europe BV (Shell) has signed an agreement with Amazon to provide renewable power from a subsidy-free offshore wind farm...

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