Tag: online shopping

Even More Prime: Amazon Celebrates Four Million New Prime Members Among Many Accomplishments

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If there is one juggernaut company that’s dominated the lives of its consumers, it’s Amazon. Starting out as a book-selling company in Seattle in 1994, the company led by Jeff Bezos, now sells nearly everything you can think of; from electronics to clothing, household goods, e-books and even a smart device called “Echo” with a digital… Read More

Online retailers return to walk-in fitting locations

The beginning of this decade saw many online-only retailers enter the market. Companies like clothing store Everlane and men’s footwear seller Jack Erwin promised high quality and low price by selling directly to customers online, cutting out middlemen and eliminating the cost of walk-in locations. The model has proven immensely successful and many of these… Read More

Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ sale damages member trust

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Last Wednesday, Amazon launched their “Prime Day” sale that offered deals to those with Prime memberships, but many customers were left sorely disappointed.   The goal of this sale was to increase subscriptions of the $99 annual Prime loyalty program membership by creating a Cyber Monday-esque event. This sale excited Prime members after Amazon advertised Prime… Read More

Pin it or buy it?: Pinterest to provide new ‘Buyable Pin’ option

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Pinterest is a great source for DIY projects, wedding planning ideas, party decorating tips, and fun organizational methods. Users have been captivated for a few years now, by the ease of clicking a few buttons to save good ideas for later.   The only feature needed to make Pinterest the ultimate market for all things… Read More