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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.

Netflix Spoofs Amazon Drones

| Erin Lynch

It turns out Amazon is not the only online merchant looking to get into drone fulfillment capabilities. Netflix, taking jabs at its streaming video competitor, has announced its own delivery service, “Drone 2 Home,” in a recent video mocking the futuristic service.

How Big is Amazon, Really?

| MCM Staff

From the number of markets they serve to the number of items, number and size of fulfillment warehouses, etc. — most everything about Amazon.com is big, even behemoth. This infographic sums up just how big Amazon is.