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Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle (who also founded the company Alexa, now an Amazon division) ordered a pack of Sharpies from Amazon using the Internet Archive’s business account, then, minutes later, ordered another pa ck using his personal account, both to be delivered to the Internet Archive: the order for the Internet Archive was priced […]

Prime Day pricing on the latest model Apple iPad at Walmart | News89

Prime Day pricing on the latest model Apple iPad at Walmart | News89

Amazon Prime Day is still over a month away, though that doesn’t meant we can’t find torpedo deals right now. Walmart has a 128GB Apple iPad on sale for $329 – that’s a $100 discount, and a lowest cost we’ve seen for a latest indication tablet. The 2018 iPad facilities a 9.7-inch Retina arrangement and […]

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

If you need to estimate the cost to run a new application on AWS, it often involves sorting out different components, such as compute, storage, load balancing, licensing and data transfer costs. In 2009, Amazon created the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator so users could generate a quick and dirty estimate of how these costs were […]

Amazon.com’s Ad Prices Could Soar Next Year | The Motley Fool

Amazon.com’s Ad Prices Could Soar Next Year | The Motley Fool

Amazon.com’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) ad business has grown extremely quickly over the past few years. While the retailer’s ad products have been around in one form or another since 2012, it’s only recently started investing more resources in the business. Amazon is now the third largest digital advertising company in the United States. A lot of Amazon’s […]

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets | ZDNet

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets | ZDNet

We’ve known for a couple of months that Walmart was preparing to inject some life into the moribund tablet market by releasing its own branded tablets, but a trio of the devices with the Onn house brand are finally arriving this week, according to Bloomberg. While Bloomberg surmises that Walmart is looking to chip away […]

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

California and Mumbai-based fitness and wearable startup  GOQii is taking legal action against ecommerce giant Flipkart due to deep discounting of its products which allegedly violate the sales agreement between the companies. GOQii founder Vishal Gondal told ET that the company had an agreement with Flipkart for the sale of its fitness bands. However, the […]

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

With no shortage of convenience and all the products you could possibly need, it’s no wonder shoppers love Amazon. In fact, the e-commerce giant constitutes over 50% of all online sales in the U.S. But size is a double-edged sword. With so many deals to sift through, it’s hard to tell if what you’re purchasing […]

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

The Journal said Amazon’s supermarket concept strongly resembles ideas from a 2013 report by former Deloitte consultant Brittain Ladd, who now works for AmazonFresh. That report sees Amazon’s supermarkets combining its discounting strategy with online capabilities, adding drive-through grocery pick-up and placing Amazon Lockers inside. The goal is to create “an ecosystem of channels centered […]