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By Chris Dawson April 24, 2019 - 11:00 am

Amazon Subscription Services Growth Slowed in Q4 2018

Amazon subscription services growth slowed in Q4 2018 so this is one to watch when Amazon announce their quarterly earnings on the 25th of April. The graph shows Amazon Subscription Services quarterly year on year growth. Amazon subscription services include annual and monthly fees associated with

Amazon Key for Garage now available for US Prime members

Amazon Key for Garage is now available for Prime members on in the US. Customers can check the availability for their selected postcode here. Amazon Key for Garage allows eligible Amazon Prime members to get deliveries in their garage using the Key Smart Garage

Amazon shipping charges glitch displays wrong carriage cost

There has been an Amazon shipping charges glitch where the wrong shipping prices has been displayed to buyers. On the plus side buyers have been charged the correct amount but some are noticing that shipping charges increased from the product detail page when they got

1,000 French Amazon Lockers going into Casino Groupe’s supermarkets

Amazon have expanded their presence in France by installing 1,000 French Amazon Lockers into French supermarkets owned by retail giant Casino Groupe. Casino Groupe have announced last week that they're strengthening their partnership with Amazon "to create more convenience and services for customers in France" as

eBay vs Amazon and their CEO’s war of words

It's an interesting time as Amazon start to take notice of eBay for the first time. Having previously (for two decades) refused to acknowledge competition and avoided the eBay vs Amazon conversation, instead claiming to obsess about what's best for their customers, Amazon and their

Amazon and Google team up to bring video to each other’s platforms

Amazon and Google have teamed up to introduce video to each other's platforms. The duo have announced today the soon-to-be launch of YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, as well as the Prime Video app for streaming to Chromecast

Will Amazon book giveaway affect merchants?

Amazon US have announced yesterday an Amazon book giveaway incentive in honour of World Book Day in the US to encourage reading books from around the globe. Then UK World Book Day was on the 5th of March, and the US is on the 23rd

Amazon disposal of stock instead of returning to merchant

A Tamebay reader who sells on Amazon has an unusual problem with some stock that has gone astray. It appears the stock went down the Amazon disposal route instead of being returned to the merchant. We wanted to ask if anyone has had a similar

Amazon China to shut down in July

Amazon China will shut down it's local retail operations and marketplace in China according to Bloomberg. Amazon have thrown in the towel in China and not only will local selling shut, but also their third party marketplace meaning that sellers will no longer be able