Amazon Innovates in response to WalMart and Jet.com Pressure

Amazon Innovates in response to WalMart and Jet.com Pressure

Amazon has always pushed boundaries to ensure customer delight and low pricing. It took almost 20 years and an ex-Amazon executive for a company to challenge Amazon with proper competition. With Marc Lore in charge, Wal-Mart provides Amazon a competitor that has the...
Ramping Retail Rivalry: Walmart/Jet.com vs. Amazon

Ramping Retail Rivalry: Walmart/Jet.com vs. Amazon

Online retail in the United States is seeing the first real battles between the giants. The traditional retail conqueror, Walmart, is battling the original online retail disrupter: Amazon. The battle has raged for years and has seen Walmart and Amazon battle for staff...
Souq might be one of Amazon’s best acquisitions

Souq might be one of Amazon’s best acquisitions

There are few ecommerce markets as exciting as the Middle East. The area contains some of the most wealthy people on earth. It features a market that will have a consistent growth due to technology becoming a focus as natural resources (oil) become less. Having...
How Amazon Partners With Brands

How Amazon Partners With Brands

Not a week goes by that I don’t get a call from a brand executive asking how to get Amazon executives to pay more attention to his/her brand. The brand may be a huge multi-national brand, or a 200-year-old, family owned brand known to all households. The brand may...
The Single Most Important Issue That Amazon HQ2 Bids Will Overlook

The Single Most Important Issue That Amazon HQ2 Bids Will Overlook

Since the news broke September 7th that Amazon would be seeking a second headquarters location for 50,000 of its employees informally known as Amazon HQ2, I have had nearly two dozen journalists contact me asking basically the same question “Does my local city have a...
Why India is a long term market for Amazon

Why India is a long term market for Amazon

Indian ecommerce is arguably the most hotly contested ecommerce market for investors currently. The size of the opportunity has ensured that Amazon, Alibaba and venture capital investors battle to ensure that they are creating the dominant ecommerce marketplace for...