Amazon has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, giving users the opportunity to create personalized Alexa skills suited to their homes and families. Categories of skills include at home, fun and games, and learning.
The ranks of people subscribing to Amazon Prime service for speedy delivery of purchases and streamed television has topped 100 million, the company's chief Jeff Bezos said Wednesday in an annual letter.
United Parcel Service Inc is taking a page out of a retailer’s playbook, offering discounts on everything from Costco memberships to luxury clothes and Disneyland tickets to loyal customers, UPS said on Wednesday.
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com made a pitch on Wednesday to attract more European luxury brands to its site, saying it can offer faster delivery and better protection against fakes than bigger rival Alibaba.
Amazon continues its rise to world domination as it becomes the fifth biggest player in UK retail, according to new research. The retail behemoth accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent on retail in the UK last year.
Amazon has launched what it is calling the "International Shopping" experience, allowing users to shop through its app and on mobile browsers in 5 languages and 25 currencies with more to be added later in 2018.
Online retailers need to step up and take more responsibility for establishing the provenance of products they sell to ensure real fur labelled as faux isn’t slipping through, a UK committee of MPs has said.