Former Walmart CEO says Amazon is “Predatory” Almost by Definition

Former Walmart CEO Bill Simon says that Walmart has been “predatory” by selling goods below cost subsidized by profits from their cloud and advertising businesses. Simon says that this strategy put major competitors like Circuit City and Toys R Us out of business.

Amazon Prime Now Offers Business Shipping

Amazon has rolled out a new paid membership program for businesses in the United States and Germany, a clear indication that the company now has its sights on corporate customers. The program, dubbed Business Prime Shipping, extends Amazon Prime’s free,…

Amazon Prime’s Rapid Growth Could Soon Make Cable TV Obsolete

Cable TV is on the decline while the number of Amazon Prime subscribers has increased rapidly since last year. One estimate reveals that nearly a quarter of the U.S. population are Amazon Prime subscribers and the numbers are steadily on…

Amazon Prime Video Becomes Standalone Service To Take On Netflix

Amazon is now offering the option to subscribe to Prime Video without subscribing to Prime itself. Prime Video has, until now, basically been a perk for Prime members, who also get free two-day shipping, unlimited music streaming, access to over…

Amazon Prime Now About to Hit Web [Report]

Amazon launched Prime Now for quick one-hour (or less) deliveries for $7.99 and free two-hour delivery in New York in late 2014. It has since expanded to other select metro areas. While we haven’t heard much about geographical expansion of…

Amazon Raises Spending Minimum For Free Shipping

In case it hasn’t been clear by now (it has), Amazon’s primary objective when it comes to everyday users, is to get them to become Prime members, which gives them access to free two-day shipping. Amazon has offered free shipping…

Amazon Adds Thousands Of Items To Prime Now

Amazon announced that it has added over 4,000 new items to its Prime Now same-day service. With Prime Now, Prime customers can get free two-hour delivery and $7.99 one-hour delivery. Prime Now is currently offered to Prime members in Atlanta,…

Amazon Prime Music Finally Snags Universal Artists

Last summer, Amazon launched Prime Music as an added benefit to an Amazon Prime subscription. At the time, it only boasted about a million songs in its catalog – so it was never really supposed to be a Spotify killer…

Mr. Robot Heads to Amazon Prime in Exclusive Deal

One of the most popular and well-reviewed shows of the past year is coming to Amazon, exclusively. Amazon Prime members will soon be able to stream USA’s hit Mr. Robot, as the company has just announced a multi-regional deal with…

Amazon Prime Is Only $67 Today, Just a Friendly Reminder

Just a friendly reminder – Amazon Prime, a subscription service that usually costs $99 a year, is just $67 a year if you sign up today. If you’ve been on the fence about getting a subscription – today’s probably the…