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Amazon and Telegraph SME hook-up launched

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The Telegraph and Amazon have teamed up to produce some new Business content for SMEs. One of their first joint forays is this infographic below that looks at new businesses and the people behind them. It’s quite interesting. I guess several heartening things leap out from this infographic. Firstly there’s a good spread of age […]

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Amazon cut EU delivery times by 3-5 days

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Amazon have upped the ante on cross border trade making more than 1 million products stored in the FBA warehouses available to overseas customers with a Two-Day Delivery. Up until now, products stored in Amazon’s European fulfilment centres outside the UK have been available to order on Amazon UK with a delivery time of between […]

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How to use Amazon’s “Build International Listings” with Repricing tools


Eamonn Costello is responsible for operations and product strategy at XSellco, tools for pricing strategy, reputation and feedback management for eBay and Amazon sellers. Yesterday Eamonn read about Amazon’s trial offer to Translate your Products in their Build International Listings tool and offered to tell Tamebay readers how to use their repricing tools on the […]

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Amazon trial offer: “Translate your Products”

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Amazon are offering some sellers free listing migration to international sites for a limited period of time. They’ve emailed the offer to selected sellers saying: “You may have considered selling internationally with Amazon but noticed that to do so you need to translate some of your products which do not already exist in the Amazon […]

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Amazon celebrate 20 years in business this July

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Having been founded in 1994 as Cadabra (the name didn’t catch on), Amazon celebrates 20 years in business this month! There’s a lot we could say about the past twenty years, but the guys at DPFOC have done the work for us. Here’s their Amazon Birthday fast facts infographic:

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Amazon ask FAA to grant drone tests in Seattle

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Amazon Prime Air, the plan by Amazon to deliver packages by drone, is back in the headlines with Amazon applying to the FAA to conduct test flights near Seattle. Tests would be carried out over Amazon’s “own private model airplane field“, on isolated Amazon private property well away from airports or any aviation activities. Currently […]

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Amazon launch “Wearable Technology” store

Wearable Technology

If you don’t know what “Wearable Technology” is you’re not alone, but it’s basically stuff that talks to your mobile phone (or possibly downloads data to a computer or even a Nintendo). The main three categories are Smart Watches (which notify you of calls, text messages, emails to your mobile), Health gadgets to monitor your […]

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Amazon coins now available in France, Italy and Spain

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Amazon have extended their Amazon Coins porgramme to include France, Italy and Spain. Up to now the Coins have only been usable in the USA, UK and Germany The virtual coins are used to purchase app, video games and the like on Amazon, using a Kindle Fire. To get the party started, Amazon is giving […]

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and the Breakfast Octopus


D Magazine have a great profile/interview with Matt Rutledge. He’s the guy that founded and sold it to Amazon several years ago. The piece is well worth a moment’s reading. But one bit really leapt out. Rutledge is having breakfast with Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. He asks Bezos why he bought […]

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Amazon’s first smartphone – The Fire Phone

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Amazon have unveiled their first ever smartphone, the Fire Phone, which is currently only available on AT&T in the States. It’s unique features (apart from close integration with Amazon) are Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective It’s not exactly 3D and you won’t find a mention of 3D in Amazon’s press release, but that’s the […]

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