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  • Amazon has big growth plans

    / E-Retailers

    Amazon has big growth plans

    The e-retailer is paying close attention to business-to-business e-commerce, offering new sales vehicles for marketplace sellers and considering new product categories, says a top executive. “If there’s something you’ve bought offline that you weren’t able to buy online, we’re probably thinking about that,” says Sebastian Gunningham, senior vice president of seller services.

    Posted 03/12/2014Zak StamborPost a comment

    The e-retailer is paying close attention to business-to-business e-commerce, offering new sales vehicles for marketplace sellers and considering new product categories, says a top executive. “If there’s something you’ve bought offline that you weren’t able to buy online, we’re probably…

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  • Amazon’s international growth slows

    / E-Retailers

    Amazon’s international growth slows

    While the e-commerce giant’s North American sales grew nearly 28% in 2013, its international sales grew by a lower 13.9% and accounted for a smaller percentage of total revenue than in 2012. The merchant also reported a decline in sales from Japan.

    Posted 02/13/2014Jon LovePost a comment

    While the e-commerce giant’s North American sales grew nearly 28% in 2013, its international sales grew by a lower 13.9% and accounted for a smaller percentage of total revenue than in 2012. The merchant also reported a decline in sales from Japan.

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  • Amazon starts selling products created by 3-D printers

    / Technology

    Amazon starts selling products created by 3-D printers

    3-D printing company 3DLT joins a pilot program for selling 3-D-printed products on Amazon’s marketplace under a newly created category.

    Posted 03/12/2014Madeline AndrePost a comment

    3-D printing company 3DLT joins a pilot program for selling 3-D-printed products on Amazon’s marketplace under a newly created category.

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  • Top 1000 flowers and gifts e-retailers make a final push for Valentine’s Day dollars

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    Top 1000 flowers and gifts e-retailers make a final push for Valentine’s Day dollars

    1-800-Flowers and FTD Group will give discounts for gifts delivered before Valentine’s Day, while Amazon.com offers free one-day shipping on more expensive items. American Greetings predicts its site traffic will be 12 times higher than usual on the holiday.

    Posted 02/10/2014Stefany MoorePost a comment

    1-800-Flowers and FTD Group will give discounts for gifts delivered before Valentine’s Day, while Amazon.com offers free one-day shipping on more expensive items. American Greetings predicts its site traffic will be 12 times higher than usual on the holiday.

    Related Content:Top 1000 | Insider | Top 500 Insider

  • Amazon Prime’s price hike clips member satisfaction

    / Marketing

    Amazon Prime’s price hike clips member satisfaction

    After the retailer raised the annual fee for its free, two-day shipping program by $20 last week, Prime members are rating the brand significantly lower in terms of value and loyalty, a survey says. "This is the classic example of when you delight someone and then that delight becomes an expectation,” says Brand Keys president Robert Passikoff. “When you don’t meet the expectations you disappoint them.”

    Posted 03/17/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    After the retailer raised the annual fee for its free, two-day shipping program by $20 last week, Prime members are rating the brand significantly lower in terms of value and loyalty, a survey says. "This is the classic example of when you delight someone and then that delight becomes an…

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  • Amazon raises the cost of Prime by $20

    / E-Retailers

    Amazon raises the cost of Prime by $20

    Prime will cost $99, up from $79, in the United States. This is the first time Amazon has raised the price of the loyalty program for U.S. shoppers. The program offers free two-day shipping and other benefits, such as video streaming and e-book lending.

    Posted 03/13/2014Zak StamborPost a comment

    Prime will cost $99, up from $79, in the United States. This is the first time Amazon has raised the price of the loyalty program for U.S. shoppers. The program offers free two-day shipping and other benefits, such as video streaming and e-book lending.

    Related Content:Amazon Prime | Zak Stambor

  • eBay pours more money into India

    / Marketing

    eBay pours more money into India

    The company led a funding round that raised about $133.8 million for Indian online marketplace Snapdeal. EBay had previously invested $50 million in the e-marketplace. The news comes days after an eBay acquisition and amid an ongoing feud with shareholder Carl Icahn.

    Posted 02/27/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    The company led a funding round that raised about $133.8 million for Indian online marketplace Snapdeal. EBay had previously invested $50 million in the e-marketplace. The news comes days after an eBay acquisition and amid an ongoing feud with shareholder Carl Icahn.
  • Newegg launches a Canadian marketplace

    / Marketing

    Newegg launches a Canadian marketplace

    The Newegg Canada Marketplace offers general merchandise from only Canadian sellers with local distribution, the retailer says.

    Posted 02/19/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The Newegg Canada Marketplace offers general merchandise from only Canadian sellers with local distribution, the retailer says.

    Related Content:Canada | Newegg

  • Sam’s Club turns to subscription e-retail

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    Sam’s Club turns to subscription e-retail

    The move follows similar programs from Target and Amazon.

    Posted 03/05/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    The move follows similar programs from Target and Amazon.

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  • ‘Defects’ mar a federal tax bill, a congressman says

    / Technology

    ‘Defects’ mar a federal tax bill, a congressman says

    At a hearing for the Marketplace Fairness Act, U.S. Rep. Robert Goodlatte points to three flaws in the bill.

    Posted 03/13/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    At a hearing for the Marketplace Fairness Act, U.S. Rep. Robert Goodlatte points to three flaws in the bill.

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