Posts tagged with Prime

Is Amazon Key the key to Amazon's ownership of the home?

Amazon is part of daily life for millions of consumers, especially the tens of millions of households who subscribe to Amazon Prime. But soon, Amazon might quite literally become the nerve center of many of their homes thanks to a new delivery service called Amazon Key.

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Amazon raises free shipping threshold to $49: an opportunity for other retailers?

This week, Amazon increased the free shipping minimum order amount for non-Prime customers in the US from $35 to $49.

It's the first increase since 2013, when the online retail giant upped the threshold from $25.

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Wal-Mart crashes Prime Day, should other retailers follow suit?

Yesterday (Wednesday 15 July 2015) in celebration of its 20th anniversary, Amazon is promised its Prime customers "more deals than Black Friday." 

You can judge for yourself how successful this was for the retailer.

Despite the ‘quality’ of the bargains on offer, Prime Day is a reflection of just how important Prime has become to Amazon, and how the ecommerce giant is increasingly wielding it to win business away from other online retailers and brick-and-mortar competitors.

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Amazon targets teen shoppers with Amazon Allowance

In an apparent effort to capture more spending from teenage shoppers, Amazon has unveiled a new service that makes it easier for parents to fund their kids' online purchases.

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