American online retailer Amazon is thinking about zeppelins as a forward distribution center. These could then launch drones to supply customers.
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German online retailers Otto and Zalando are currently the largest online fashion retailers in Western Europe, with a market share of respectively 6.2 and 6.1 %, but Amazon is inching closer and already claims 5.7 % of the market.
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In a funny parody, French Monoprix has spoofed Amazon Go's recent launch video. The French urban shopping chain uses the parody to promote its own home delivery service, which has been around for ten years.
In the United Kingdom, Amazon successfully delivered a package using a drone for the first time. In the next few months, Amazon wants to do several trial flights to dozens of customers.
Online giant Amazon denies it has plans to create a supermarket chain with more than 2,000 locations. The rumours surfaced when it became clear that Amazon was trialing a supermarket without cash registers.
American store chain Walmart has opened a new type of store, called Walmart Pickup and Fuel: it is a hybrid between a gas station, a grocery store and a pick-up point for online orders.
What if ... you could walk into a store, grab what you need and walk back out again? With that simple question, Amazon launched a bomb shell in the supermarket world. Amazon Go is convenience 4.0 and a wake-up call for food retailers.
Amazon is trialing a supermarket without cash registers in its home town Seattle. Currently, only staff can test the store, but regular consumers should be able to shop there next year.
An Amazon employee has sustained injured after he jumped off the company's main building in Seattle, in what apparently was a suicide attempt because of the American web shop's intense workload.
American web shop Amazon has created a new rule for user reviews: customers can only rate five items every week, in an attempt to ward off fake reviews.
Car manufacturer Fiat Chrysler is going to sell some of its cars online, on the Amazon platform. The first step is to sell three models on Amazon's Italian web shop, with an additional discount to entice consumers.
In order to conquer the huge Chinese market, Walmart is counting on its strategic partnership with JD.com, while Amazon and Alibaba have found each other as well. A battle of the titans has erupted, and not just in China.
Amazon has published several job openings for "home assistants", who should help Amazon customers to keep their home tidy and clean. It therefore seems the company is planning a cleaning service.
Amazon has launched a cheaper version of its subscription service Prime in China, nearly half as cheap as elsewhere although it also has fewer services.
American online retailer Amazon's third quarter turnover grew 29 % to 32.7 billion dollars (30 billion euro), but nevertheless, the analysts were not satisfied with its performance.