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Amazon expands free food delivery to Manhattan and Dallas

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Just weeks after launching in San Francisco, Amazon continues to expand its Prime service in the US by adding free food delivery from restaurants in Manhattan, and soon Dallas, as part of the Prime Now service. In Manhatten, 350 restaurants will be plugged into the service that promises delivery within the hour. There’s no charge […]

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Amazon to sell own brand food and household staples

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Amazon will launch a range of own brand household goods and food available to Prime Customers according to a report by the WSJ. Own brand goods will include perishable items such as nuts, spices, tea, coffee, baby food and vitamins as well as non-perishable items such as washing powder and babies nappies. WSJ says a […]

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Amazon launches YouTube competitor Amazon Video Direct

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Amazon is taking on Google-owned Youtube with their new product Amazon Video Direct. It’s a new idea that allows people to upload video to their site. And also make a bit of cash dependent on views. Publishers can choose to earn royalties based on hours streamed by Prime members, a revenue share on rentals, purchases, […]

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Old Top Gear team name Amazon show “The Grand Tour”

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The old Top Gear team, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond & James May have chosen a name for their new show, because they are taking their new Amazon Prime show around the world, they have decided it will be called: The Grand Tour. “Thing is,” said Jeremy Clarkson, “We’ll be travelling the world hosting each episode […]

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Jeff Bezos sells $671m of Amazon stock

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Founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos sold just 1% of his Amazon shares in early May and netted $671m (£465m) in the process, according to documents filed with the US authorities. The shares were sold over the course of two days at the start of the month. It’s estimated by Forbes that Bezos’s net […]

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Free returns for all Amazon marketplace clothes and shoe sales!

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For all clothing and shoe’s sellers on Amazon, Tamebay reader David has spotted some bad news. Amazon’s help page on “Arranging Marketplace Returns and Refunds” stipulates that the merchant is responsible for returns charges. The page explains that sellers aren’t required to refund the cost of gift-wrapping, returning the item to the Seller, and other […]

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Jeremy Clarkson has bought something on Amazon!

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You get something like $160 million to produce a car show on Amazon, but have never made a single Amazon purchase? That’s Jeremy Clarkson for you, although he told a press conference that he signed up as an Amazon customer on Monday. Well it would be rude not to wouldn’t it and he probably wanted […]

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XSellco launches new ‘Competitor Insights’ feature

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XSellco has launched a new ‘Competitor Insights’ feature for Price Manager that helps Amazon sellers understand who they’re competing with and how they can gain a competitive advantage over them. ‘Competitor Insights’ shows users their Top 10 rivals for the Buy Box per marketplace and allows them to create rules to compete against them individually. […]

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Amazon Fresh UK launch just days away

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Amazon are according to the Grocer about to launch Amazon Fresh in the UK with deliveries starting as early as the 18th of May. Amazon already have Amazon Pantry and have already signed a frozen foods deal through their tie up with Morrisons. We heard that Amazon trialled the service in Birmingham and Amazon have […]

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Amazon have added browser booking to their Prime Now two hour delivery service in the US. Up until now the service was only available through the mobile app. It always struck me as slightly bizarre that you could only order from Prime Now on a mobile. Yes it’s when you’re out and about you’re potentially […]

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