Amazon UK Partners with Morrisons To Offer Free Grocery Delivery For Prime Members

Amazon Morrisons

UK Supermarket chain Morrisons and Amazon announced earlier this year that they were expanding their same-day, online grocery delivery service to Prime members – covering most of London and many major cities across the UK. In March this year the service operated a pilot roll out scheme across 17 Morrisons stores in eight major cities around […]

Report: Walmart is Developing Amazon Prime Competitor

Walmart delivery

This week, Walmart officially launched Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS) for marketplace sellers to entice brands and entrepreneurs to use its fledgling marketplace. While Walmart has stocked up its online inventory with a greater variety of every-day big brand products, it has not seen the same enthusiasm for its marketplace, where smaller brands and entrepreneurs could offer […]

Walmart grocery offers curb side alcohol pickup at 2000 US stores

It looks like the grocery war is still going strong. Just last week Amazon announced that they would be offering free grocery delivery to Prime customers. Walmart have since announced that they are going after the booze market by offering customers the ability to pick up their beer wine and spirits orders at the same […]

Amazon Opens Nominations for New Amazon Small Business Awards

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Amazon introduces the Amazon Small Business Awards and announced that nominations are now open. The Amazon Small Business Awards will celebrate inspiring and unique American small businesses selling in Amazon’s stores, recognizing small businesses across three categories: Small Business of the Year Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Small Business Owner Under 30 of the […]

Amazon Customers in the U.S. Now Have More Options to Pay with Cash

Pay with Cash on Amazon

Amazon is making it even easier for customers to pay with cash. Amazon PayCode, already available in 19 countries around the world, launches today in the U.S. and allows customers to choose Amazon PayCode at checkout and then pay for their purchase in cash at one of 15,000 Western Union locations. Items ship once customers […]

FedEx Ends Ground Delivery Contract with Amazon

FedEx Ground Delivery Van

FedEx is cutting another tie with online retailer Amazon. The company announced it would end delivering ground parcels at the end of this month when its contract expires. The news was first reported by Bloomberg early Wednesday morning. This report follows the June announcement by FedEx to stop Express deliveries for Amazon in the US […]

Amazon’s Treasure Truck expands to four more US cities

Amazon Treasure Truck

Amazon’s Treasure Truck has reached millions of subscribers across 25 US cities and is expanding this shopping experience to Charlotte, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Las Vegas. With the addition of vans and kiosks, customers in those cities and across all locales now have more than double the number of pickup locations per offer to choose from. […]

1 in 3 Brits Expect Half Price Savings or Better During Prime Day

amazon prime day pricespy

New research from PriceSpy, the independent price and product comparison service, reveals that Amazon Prime Day is more popular than ever – 125% more people are planning on using the shopping event than last year. Most popular shopping events Amazon’s Spring Sale pales in comparison to the better-known Prime Day with only 9% of respondents using […]

Amazon workers plan strike during Prime Day at Minnesota warehouse

Amazon Fulfillment Robotics

According to a report by Bloomberg, Amazon workers at the Minnesota Shakopee fulfillment center plan a six hour strike on July 15, to coincide with the start of this year’s Prime Day sale. The online retailer recently announced it was holding its annual Prime Day sale this year on July 15 and 16, expanding it […]

Amazon Canada expands free same-day delivery to Calgary

Amazon Canada | Calgary

Amazon Canada announced that Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery is now available to customers shipping to Calgary, Alberta. The launch of this service in Calgary makes it the third Canadian city to enjoy the benefits of Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery, seven days a week, including Sunday. “As we’ve seen in Toronto and Vancouver, Prime members absolutely […]