UPDATE: E-tailer giant Amazon is contradicting reports that it's set to launch an ad-supported streaming service using its original content (which recently entered a second crowdsourced "season" of new shows) and music videos, among other programming. “We have a video advertising business that currently offers programs like First Episode Free and ads associated with
Buoyed by strong sales of its e-readers and expansion of its free-shipping service, Amazon topped the list of best-perceived brands of 2013, as measured by YouGov's BrandIndex. Rounding out the top 5 were Ford, Subway, History Channel and Lowe's.
Amazon's three-ad series for the Kindle Fire HDX's Mayday button, which allows a one-way video chat between users and Amazon experts who can troubleshoot problems, feels like the start of a romantic comedy. Not because it's funny or cute, but more because it's absurdly unrealistic.
There appeared to be an overabundance of digital music streaming services before Apple’s iTunes Radio became a reality last week, so it stands to reason that a shakeout—if it wasn’t already on the horizon—could now be only a matter of ti
Expanding the range of its Kindle Singles offerings, Amazon has kicked off an interview series on the e-reader.
With advertisements from The Gap, Amazon’s Kindle and JCPenney acclimating the public eye to seeing frank images of same-sex couples, it’s easy to conclude that we’re simply seeing the product of relaxed, millennial mores. Not so. The fact is that American advertising has featured images of male-on-male intimacy for a century now.
James Cash Penney, the son of a Baptist minister and founder of one of America’s enduring retail empires, probably rolled over in his grave.