Tag: Amazon Prime

Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch | Washingtonian

Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch | Washingtonian

The Kind Where Several Stores Go to You FreshDirect and AmazonFresh are like Peapod in that they deliver all manner of groceries, but they source items from different purveyors. FreshDirect’s emphasis is on fresh—as in produce, eggs, and the like. Delivery costs $7.99. Amazon­Fresh wins raves for customer service and selection, including Whole Foods fare. It charges $14.99 […]

Amazon faces probe by watchdog over delayed Christmas gifts as customers complain they’ve been ‘duped’ into paying premium | The Sun

Amazon faces probe by watchdog over delayed Christmas gifts as customers complain they’ve been ‘duped’ into paying premium | The Sun

AMAZON faces a probe by the advertising watchdog after customers complained they were failing to deliver Christmas presents on time. Shoppers said they were “duped” into signing up to the online giant’s Prime service to make sure they got their deliveries before the 25th. Amazon could face a probe by the Advertising Standards Authority after customers […]

Wal-Mart ‘best positioned’ in online grocery battle against Amazon | CNBC

Wal-Mart ‘best positioned’ in online grocery battle against Amazon | CNBC

Wal-Mart Stores appears “best positioned” among the major food retailers to capitalize on the next phase of growth in online grocery and take on Amazon, according to a new report from Citi Research. Kroger also scored high among the pure-play grocers in terms of its online grocery positioning compared with e-commerce giant Amazon, particularly as […]

Can Amazon Beat Netflix? | The Motley Fool

Can Amazon Beat Netflix? | The Motley Fool

Amazon, which has seized on opportunities in emerging industries unlike any other company in the past generation, is pouring billions into video streaming, which has become its biggest focus after e-commerce and cloud computing. The global launch follows Amazon’s recent release of the highly anticipated “The Grand Tour” with Jeremy Clarkson, a show it reportedly […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Takes On Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) With International Expansion: Wedbush | Smart Stock News

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Takes On Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) With International Expansion: Wedbush | Smart Stock News

Prime Video has been launched with a free seven-day trial after which it can be subscribed at $2.99 per month for the first six months and $5.99 after that. The pricing strategy adopted by the Seattle-based company is at a significant discount compared to Netflix, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:NFLX) global pricing of $9.99. Analysts at Wedbush are […]

Amazon is changing its Fresh pricing as the online grocery market heats up | Business Insider

Amazon is changing its Fresh pricing as the online grocery market heats up | Business Insider

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Amazon has changed the price of its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, reports TechCrunch. The program has dropped from $299/year to $14.99/month and will remain tied to the Amazon Prime membership, which costs $99/year. Amazon’s decision to adjust […]

Amazon’s Prices for Certain Clothing Differs By Size | Teen Vogue

Amazon’s Prices for Certain Clothing Differs By Size | Teen Vogue

There is something very strange happening with Amazon’s pricing strategy for clothing, Racked reports: One browse at the site’s upscale selection reveals that there is no consistency for pricing. Usually when retailers have a different pricing set for the same item, their reasoning can be traced back to size. Old Navy, for instance, received a […]

Uber Debuts Amazon Prime-Style Ride Service To Lock In Users | Forbes

Uber Debuts Amazon Prime-Style Ride Service To Lock In Users | Forbes

Uber’s new plan to encourage customer loyalty borrows a bit from Amazon’s ultra-successful Prime subscription: have riders pay up front for a month of extremely cheap rides. Starting this week, Uber has opened availability for its new beta program currently called “Uber Plus” in six cities: San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Miami, Boston, and Washington D.C. The […]

How can digital brands adapt content strategy for high growth markets? | Econsultancy

How can digital brands adapt content strategy for high growth markets? | Econsultancy

Make digital services affordable The economic intricacies of each emerging market means digital providers will need to adopt pricing strategies that take into consideration the huge gaps in GDP, compared to developed markets in the West. The total cost of services needs to be affordable, taking into account both the initial cost of purchasing the […]

Amazon Prime goes monthly in new challenge to Netflix | CNN Money

Amazon Prime goes monthly in new challenge to Netflix | CNN Money

Amazon Prime is going monthly and taking even more direct aim at Netflix. On Sunday night the online retailer is turning on a monthly subscription option for its bundle of Prime services, like free shipping, a music library, and a growing collection of original TV shows and movies. Until now, Prime has only been available […]