Amazon Private Brands Growth Driven by Apparel, Baby Care and Vitamins

Amazon Private Brands Growth Driven by Apparel, Baby Care and Vitamins

While AmazonBasics dominates Amazon’s private brand sales, with  over $250M YTD or 85% of total private brands sales in the US, both its apparel label Lark & Ro and its baby care and vitamins brand Amazon Elements have grown 90% each YoY, with respective sales of approximately $5M and $10M. This according to a new […]

Amazon Introduces a New Member of the Echo Family: Echo Spot

Amazon Introduces a New Member of the Echo Family: Echo Spot

Amazon announced Echo Spot, the newest addition to the Echo family. Echo Spot delivers everything you love about Alexa with a smaller design and the added convenience of a circular screen so that Alexa can show you things. The all-new Echo Spot is $129.99 and is available for pre-order at www.amazon.com/echospot. It will begin shipping […]

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Michigan, Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Michigan, Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Mich. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. “Michigan has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding a new fulfillment […]

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in New York, Creating 2,250 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in New York, Creating 2,250 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y. The facility is Amazon’s first fulfillment center in the state and will create more than 2,250 new, full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with advanced robotics. “We are excited to bring our first fulfillment center to New […]

Amazon to Create 5,000 Jobs across the UK in 2017

Amazon to Create 5,000 Jobs across the UK in 2017

Amazon UK announced plans to create more than 5,000 full-time jobs this year, taking the company’s total UK workforce to over 24,000. These new job opportunities are for people with all types of experience, education and skill levels—from software developers, engineers and technicians, to those seeking entry-level positions and on-the-job training. The company will work […]

Whirlpool & Amazon Team Up to Deliver Next Generation Voice-Controlled Appliances

Whirlpool & Amazon Team Up to Deliver Next Generation Voice-Controlled Appliances

Whirlpool Corporation announces a new collaboration with Amazon that will usher in a suite of home appliances responsive to voice control. In early 2017, new smart appliances launching across the company’s portfolio of brands will feature voice control capabilities through Alexa enabled devices. By helping families adjust the temperature of their oven or change their […]

Amazon announces the launch of the AWS Europe Region

Amazon announces the launch of the AWS Europe Region

With over one hundred thousand active customers in the UK using AWS, those welcoming the new AWS Region include Aviva, BP, Cancer Research UK, Channel 4, Civitas Learning, Currencycloud, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Echo.co.uk, Financial Times, Funding Circle, Genomics England, ITV, Just Eat, Missguided, Monzo, National Trust, […]

Pizza Hut and Amazon collaborates to bring flexible ordering to customers via Alexa

Pizza Hut and Amazon collaborates to bring flexible ordering to customers via Alexa

  Pizza Hut, recognized as the pizza restaurant company which serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world, is expanding its ordering capabilities to include Alexa Voice Service on Amazon Echo, Amazon Tap, Echo Dot, Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets. With a simple phrase, and not a single phone […]