Amazon Prime Pantry Adds to Delivery Disruption

| Tim Parry

Is Amazon getting geared up to grapple with grocers? During its first-quarter earnings call, the ecommerce behemoth said it is seeing early success with Prime Pantry, a new delivery service for its Prime members.

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Is the Amazon Effect Overrated?

| Tim Parry

If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. Here’s a snapshot of the MCM Outlook 2014 report on operations and fulfillment.

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Amazon Pushes Prime Price to $99

| Tim Parry

After about six weeks of speculation, Amazon has announced it will raise the annual membership fee for Prime to $99. So, what will the price increase mean for its competitors?

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Same-Day Delivery: The Antidote to Amazon

| Rob Howard

When Amazon Prime was introduced in 2005, analysts and consumers alike thought it was a risky, expensive venture, however, Amazon Prime members now comprise nearly 10% of Amazon’s purchases, and spend twice as much as non-Prime members. While Amazon has certainly been giving retailers a lot of heartburn recently, there is a way to fight back and all comes down to same-day delivery.