Deliveroo today announces that Amazon is leading a new $575MM Series G preferred shared funding round, alongside existing investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks.
Amazon has been named by consumers as their favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned. It was also the only brand to feature inside the top five across a variety
Amazon has been named by consumers as their standout favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned. Additionally, the tech giant is no longer regarded as just an online retailer, as
Amazon named most reputable UK retailer as Sports Direct struggles in Reputation Institute’s 2018 ranking
Amazon, Boots and John Lewis top the 2018 UK Retail RepTrak ranking of the most reputable retailers, Reputation Institute announced today. The research was based on 5,175 individual ratings from among the informed UK general public and based on an
Amazon’s highly-anticipated annual shopping event, Prime Day, will start on the 16th July at midday BST and will run until midnight on the 17th July. Bigger than ever, Prime Day (and a half) will extend from 30 hours in 2017
Amazon is now offering employees transgender resources, including guidance for transgender employees and a toolkit for their managers, co-workers and HR personnel for Amazon offices and fulfilment centres across the country.
Amazon’s impact on the retail industry is undeniable – each and every retailer now competes with the e-commerce giant. And, rightfully so, according to Engagement Labs, Amazon dominates consumer conversations, and is the focus of more consumer talk than any other
According to eMarketer, fashion sales accrued $90.49 billion in 2017, with ecommerce sales representing about 89 percent of this revenue. This year, consumers are expected to spend even more online, but 2018 shoppers aren’t dumping brick and mortar yet.
Amazon is disrupting the parts of retail no one likes. Standing in queues in the supermarket with your jumbo pack of toilet paper and baked beans. New batteries, or cheap bits and bobs you would otherwise buy from pound shops.
Sainsbury’s proposed tie-up with Asda to create a leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing group with 2,800 stores and combined revenues of £51bn, will provide the scale to fend off the threat posed by Amazon in the UK supermarket sector,
Amazon and Monoprix have announced they are joining forces to bring grocery items sourced from Monoprix to Prime Now service customers in Paris and its neighborhood this year. Grocery items sourced from Monoprix will be available in the Prime Now app
Shipping with Amazon service primes online giant to become world’s first $1 trillion company, says ParcelHero
In its April 2016 report the e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero predicted Amazon would become a logistics company. Now Amazon has launched end-to-end delivery services, as part of its ambition to embed its services into all our lives, and storm to
This huge savings event kicks off in earnest on 24 November, and is promising to break all sorts of records in terms of the amount spent by British consumers. Despite an ailing economy and the distinct lack of real wage growth
Black Friday shoppers may see a wider selection of deals this year as new YouGov research released today found that 23% of small businesses in the retail sector are looking at participating in Black Friday, up from 14% who say
Lego, Amazon and Nintendo are the brands leading the ‘most wished-for’ product lists online heading into the Christmas season, according to global e-commerce analytics firm Profitero. Profitero has run an Amazon Wish List analysis in the UK and US covering popular
Just over a year after launching Dash Button in the UK for the first time, Amazon today announced it has doubled the total number of buttons available. UK customers can now choose from 100 different branded buttons across dozens of
As university students old and new prepare to get to grips with the start of the academic year, Amazon is making the journey to further education easier and more affordable by offering students a six-month trial of Prime Student. As part
Andy Morris, head of retail at the Egremont Group, reports on his visit to the Chicago Amazon store
With the news that Amazon has entered Southeast Asia with the launch of Amazon Prime Now in Singapore on 27 July, Shirley Zhu, programme director at IGD Singapore, says: “Singapore has affluent consumers with busy lifestyles, a big expat population and
Amazon and John Lewis lead the list of the best brands for customer service, a list dominated by retail brands, according to the fourth annual study by service design consultancy Engine. Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s complete a clean sweep
Unconventional solutions to an unconventional new world order: an open letter to the world’s retailers and brands
After 23 years, Amazon has finally made the inevitable move into physical retail with the purchase of Whole Foods Market. The implications for the future of retail can’t be understated. The world of e-commerce has thrived on the diversity of
Amazon has retained its title as the world’s most valuable retail brand in the 2017 BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. The brand was also the fastest-growing performer in the
Intelligence Node’s Sanjeev Sularia predicts the major technology changes that will hit the retail sector over the next few turbulent months
Amazon.co.uk was the leading UK retailer in paid search advertising over the course of the last year according to new rankings released today by the Kantar Media company AdGooroo. The study – which ranked the top 20 UK paid search advertisers
With Black Friday tomorrow, these are the 2016 holiday predictions from global e-commerce analyst firm Profitero’s SVP strategy and insights, Keith Anderson