Amazon Doesn’t Need to Own Ecommerce Delivery

| Mike O'Brien

Amazon doesn’t need to take over the last mile of ecommerce delivery, but it does need to reduce its massive shipping cost burden in order to maintain its recent run of profitability, which is the logic behind its recent logistics moves.

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Is Amazon Number One in India?

| Tim Parry

According to a press release Amazon issued Dec. 14, Amazon.in became the most visited ecommerce site in India in October 2015, which includes the busy Diwali shopping season. Is Amazon really number-one in India, or is Jeff Bezos and company not giving investors and merchants a full picture of the Indian ecommerce landscape?

8 Yogi-isms for the Ecommerce World

| Tim Parry

On my drive to work Wednesday morning, I was thinking how Yogi Berra said a lot of things that, many years later, can be translated into the retail world. So in honor of Yogi Berra, and using his jersey number, here are 8 Yogi-isms for the ecommerce world.

AmazonFresh Expands to the U.K.

| Daniela Forte

While several U.S. cities have yet to reap the benefits of AmazonFresh, several reports are indicating the grocery delivery service will begin expanding overseas to the U.K. as early as September of this year.

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.

Reinvention

| Ellen Shannon

Wouldn’t it have been a master stroke if Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post on Amazon’s “Daily Deal” Web site?