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By Dan Wilson October 16, 2018 - 11:21 am

Amazon has launched a Shark Tank store

Amazon has launched a store section specifically related to the American business programme called Shark Tank. Shark Tank is the American equivalent to Dragons' Den where entrepreneurs and inventors pitch to investors and try and persuade them of the validity of their business idea or brand

Solar systems to be installed on 10 Amazon UK warehouses

Amazon have vast warehouses spread across the UK and now plan to make use of their roofs to deploy Solar systems to reduce their carbon footprint. This is part of their worldwide goal to deploy solar systems on 50 customer fulfilment centres globally by 2020.

Chinese sellers on Amazon with poor service manipulate search results

The scourge of Chinese sellers on Amazon is starting to dampen the buying experience in some categories, in a similar way to how they have impacted eBay. Chinese sellers tend to offer products at knock down prices, but for customers used to Amazon Prime and

Amazon India says The Great Indian Festival has been a huge success

Today will see the end of the big Amazon India promo event of the year, the six day sale event billed as The Great Indian Festival. In advance of the festive Diwali season, it's rather like a Prime Day or Black Friday event. Deals and

Amazon Fashion pop-up store, Baker Street, London

Amazon Fashion are opening their first ever UK pop-up store located on Baker Street London. The pop-up will be open from Tuesday the 23rd until Saturday the 27th of October and Showcase a different curation of men's and women's fashion items and top brands every

Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime Performance Requirements tightened

Amazon have issued an update to the performance requirements for merchants enrolled in the Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime program. Sellers are now required to buy 98% of their shipping labels through Buy Shipping for Prime orders. It is worth noting that sellers on the Amazon Seller

Amazon and Monro extend their tyre fitting partnership in USA

Monro, an automotive undercar repair and tyre services in the United States, reports that it has expanded its collaboration with Amazon to provide tyre fitting services at over 330 additional Monro retail tyre and automotive service locations in 10 states across the Eastern United States

How big is Amazon as a fashion retailer?

Amazon is obviously immensely popular and growing and High Street retail, especially department stores, are floundering. We've seen that in the UK with the diminishing fortunes of Debenham's and House of Fraser and, in the USA, it is even rumoured that Sears is in trouble.

Whole Foods delivery option for Amazon Prime members expands

Amazon and Whole Foods Market launched delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Annapolis, Cleveland, Louisville, North and Central New Jersey and Pittsburgh as well as additional locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting today, Prime members in those cities can