All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Online Retailers’

Newegg Debuts Amazon Prime-Style ‘Premier’ Club

Online retailer Newegg has just announced a new subscription service that offers expedited shipping, exclusive deals, and more. They’re calling it Newegg Premier and it’ll run you $49.99 a year. You can sign up for Newegg Premier beta today, and you’ll get a 30-day trial. Newegg Premier Benefit Program Launches Today! Learn More: http://t.co/5Uo04SkCHf — Newegg (Official) (@Newegg) February 5, …

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Amazon Sold 36.8 Million Items on Cyber Monday

In less than two decades Amazon has managed not only to become the internet’s largest retailer, but also a major competitor to traditional retailers such as Walmart. The success of the website continues to grow each year, and this year’s holiday season looks to be the biggest ever for Amazon.com. Amazon has now revealed a few choice statistics from its …

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Pinterest Launches Price Drop Notifications, Will Email You When Your Pins Get Cheaper

Pinterest is about to make shopaholics very happy. Today, the social networking site announced that they will now be monitoring price drops on products and notifying users of this via email. Back in May, Pinterest introduced what they called “more useful pins.” Basically, Pinterest added more information to certain types of pins – recipes, movie reviews, and most relevant to …

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Amazon Q2 Sales Up 22 Percent, Made $15.7 Billion

Amazon usually posts generally favorable earnings results. Its latest quarterly earnings report continues that trend. Amazon announced today that it made $15.7 billion in net sales in its second quarter. The retailer says that today’s results represent a 22 percent increase in net sales over the $12.83 billion it made in the second quarter of 2012. It said that operating …

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What Work Is Like At An Online Retailer’s Warehouse [Infographic]

It’s almost impossible these days to avoid shopping online, at least for some things. (Let me know if you’ve achieved this. I’m curious to know how you managed.) Somehow, through the magic of logistics, it’s often cheaper and quicker to order your books, movies, clothes, even diapers from a website than to visit your local retailer. (Much to the chagrin …

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