Amazon.Com

Amazon.com, Inc. /ˈæməzɒn/ is an American international electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, VHSs, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer—and is a major provider of cloud computing services.Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994 and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995.
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  • #SFSNYC: Inside Amazon’s Voice-Search Strategy

    … Voice search is one of the hottest topics in hyperlocal media. While tech giants including Google, Samsung, and Microsoft are looking for a piece of the voice-search pie, Amazon has emerged as the market frontrunner, racking up big sales with its Echo speakers powered by its personal assistant technology, Alexa. Pundits say voice search…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Growth Slows, Marketers Capitalize on AI

    … Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Growth Slows, Marketers Capitalize on AI June 12, 2017 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat’s Growth Dips as Competitive Pressure Mounts (MediaPost) Supporting analysts’ worst fears, new…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tests On-Demand Grocery, Lyft Launches Luxury Service

    Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tests On-Demand Grocery, Lyft Launches Luxury Service May 26, 2017 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon’s Drive-Up Grocery Stores Are Now Open to the Public in Seattle (The Verge) Amazon has opened two drive-up grocery stores to the public.

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  • Retailers Need Use Tech to Work Smarter, Not Harder

    … Every week it seems that another major retailer resorts to bankruptcy protection to address its liquidity challenges. Turns out that estimate isn’t too far off, as the first 18 weeks of 2017 have seen 14 retailers announce they are seeking protection – more than all of 2016. I have fond memories of buying a shiny new pair of cleats at Sports…

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