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Will Amazon Take Over the World?
It has also greatly expanded its third-party marketplace, where merchants all over the world can set up their own virtual stores on Amazon.com and sell their products alongside Amazon's - all the while leveraging Amazon's large customer base and ...
Amazon's Competitive Advantage, Growth Opportunities Make It A Buy
According to statistics, cited in a Businessweek article, 25% of WMT's customers had shopped online at Amazon.com five years ago, compared to 50% at present.
Amazon's New Push for Same-Day Delivery Will Destroy Local Retail
Amazon has long enjoyed an unbeatable price advantage over its physical rivals. When I buy a $1,000 laptop from Wal-Mart, the company is required to collect local sales tax from me, so I pay almost $1,100 at checkout.
Amazon to focus on same-day delivery?  CNN International
Amazon Updates Cloud Player: Scan & Match Imports, 256 Kbps Audio Upgrades ...
Amazon just updated its Cloud Player music storage service with a number of interesting new features, including an iTunes Match-like scan and match technology that allows Amazon to just scan a user's music library and add matching songs to that user's ...
Get started with Amazon's scan-and-match Cloud Player feature  CNET (blog)
Amazon Delivers on Revenue but Not on Profit
That is the long-established Amazon story, and those who expected to hear it again Thursday were not disappointed. The company reported sales of $12.8 billion, up 29 percent, in the second quarter while it eked out net income of $7 million, or a penny ...
Amazon Slides: Q2 Revenue Up 29% To $12.83B, But Net Income Plunges 96% To ...  TechCrunch
Amazon sales up 29%, Kindle Fire #1 product  VatorNews
Amazon Is Killing Retail
Put on your suits and hard bottoms. Traditional retail, as we know it, is dead at the hands of Amazon (AMZN). The Amazon business model is a harbinger for wealth destruction.
What's Your Number? Confessions of an 'Amazon Rank'-Obsessive and Soon-to-be ...
Two weeks ago, if someone had asked me for my number, I would have barely resisted the urge to wink lasciviously at my own reflection and quip something super-lame to my husband Andrew about how lucky he was to have such a hot wife.
Amazon Introduces GameCircle for Kindle Fire and Opens Up APIs for Game Developers
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Millions of people are already enjoying a vast selection of games on Kindle Fire's vibrant color 7" touchscreen with extra-wide viewing angle.
Why an Amazon 'Kindle' Smartphone Will Be a Tough Sell  CIO
Amazon's Founder Pledges $2.5 Million in Support of Same-Sex Marriage
Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com, and his wife, MacKenzie, have agreed to donate $2.5 million to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington State, instantly becoming among the largest financial backers of gay marriage ...
Bezos pledges $2.5M to gay marriage  Politico
In gay marriage fight, some brands take a stand  Fox News
The 10 Most Absurdly Expensive Products On Amazon.com
These commercials taught us many things, and all of them were this: If you want to be successful in sales, you need to stop paying attention to the warnings on modeling glue.