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  • Amazon raises the cost of Prime by $20

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    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.

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  • Amazon.com publishes books in German

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    Amazon.com publishes books in German

    The e-retailer launches a German-language program in its Amazon Publishing business, which aims to build on Amazon’s success in selling German literature translated into English. Among the first titles will be a murder mystery set in Berlin.

    Posted 03/13/2014Bill BriggsPost a comment

    The e-retailer launches a German-language program in its Amazon Publishing business, which aims to build on Amazon’s success in selling German literature translated into English. Among the first titles will be a murder mystery set in Berlin.
  • ‘Defects’ mar a federal tax bill, a congressman says

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    ‘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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  • Amazon has big growth plans

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    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 starts selling products created by 3-D printers

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    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 C. 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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  • 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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  • An Amazon warehouse policy will come before the U.S. Supreme Court

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    An Amazon warehouse policy will come before the U.S. Supreme Court

    A lawsuit seeks compensation for employees subject to post-shift security checks in a distribution center for the e-retailer, No. 1 in the Top 500 Guide. The case continues as Amazon seeks to boost its full-time fulfillment force.

    Posted 03/04/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    A lawsuit seeks compensation for employees subject to post-shift security checks in a distribution center for the e-retailer, No. 1 in the Top 500 Guide. The case continues as Amazon seeks to boost its full-time fulfillment force.
  • 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.

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  • Newegg launches a Canadian marketplace

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    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.

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  • Amazon’s international growth slows

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    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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