Tag: Amazon Prime

Hitting its prime: why brands like Amazon chase the subscription model | The Drum

Hitting its prime: why brands like Amazon chase the subscription model | The Drum

Price Control: If the dynamics of the business change, with a subscription model, you can immediately shift your prices from the next billing for the entire user base. You can also. Improved Cash Flow: You are getting some cash every month, rather than tons of money every two years when launching a new product and […]

4 Strategies for Sellers to Win Amazon Prime Day 2018 | multichannelmerchant.com

4 Strategies for Sellers to Win Amazon Prime Day 2018 | multichannelmerchant.com

Ultimately, the biggest Prime Day challenge for sellers is to determine the perfect harmony of product listings, pricing, inventory, and advertising spend, leading up to, during, and after the official holiday. Sellers cannot think about Prime Day as a singular sales day, but rather as an entire month of strategic customer acquisition. Lead-up activities — […]

Amazon launches discount program for Prime members at Whole Foods | 512tech

Amazon launches discount program for Prime members at Whole Foods | 512tech

“We’re thrilled for Whole Foods Market to be part of the Prime experience,” Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey said in a written statement. “Launching savings for Prime members is an amazing opportunity to bring our industry-leading quality standards and delicious food to more customers at a better price.” To use the program, customers […]

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Hard-wired into the DNA of companies of all kinds is a fear of losing customers with even the slightest uptick in prices. Netflix watchers and McDonald’s eaters appeared undeterred by the rise in subscription and menu costs over the past seven months, with both companies reporting strong sales growth in the first quarter. That might be good news for Amazon.com, […]

Your annual Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase | TechCrunch

Your annual Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase | TechCrunch

On today’s wildly successful earnings call, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky dropped a bit of a bombshell for Amazon Prime subscribers. The retailer’s everything-and-the-kitchen-sink annual subscription plan is about to get pricier. On May 11, Prime annual memberships will jump $20, from $99 a year to $119. The news follows a similar announcement back in January, […]

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 […]