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Topic: Amazon

Amazon Bets on Small Businesses to Win Mobile Payment Space Makes its move into bricks-and-mortar retail

Amazon rolled out a new mobile point-of-sale service today dubbed Amazon Local Register that competes directly with Square and PayPal to push retailers and merchants to accept in-store transactions through…

August 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

The Other Bieber, Letterman and Zellweger Star in Ads for the Other Amazon Agency finds people who share its famous-name problem

Sharing a name with a celebrity has got to be a blessing and a curse. But it can also make you mildy famous. Lynda Pearson and Millie Olson co-founded Amazon Advertising,…

July 17, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

Amazon Has the Best Consumer Perception of Any Brand Mid-year rankings show Target hit hard by data breach, TV viewing habits changing

Target’s much-publicized data breach cost the company more than the $400-$450 million that’s been estimated—it also levied heavy damage on the retailer's perception among consumers, according to new rankings from…

July 16, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

Birchbox Aims to Bring 'Artificial Intelligence' to Offline Retail Opens first brick-and-mortar in SoHo

Birchbox tomorrow opens its first brick-and-mortar location with a 4,500 square foot storefront in New York's fashionable SoHo district. The much-hyped beauty e-retailer aims to make the shopping experience akin…

July 10, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

The Best-Loved Brands in the LGBT Community Is supporting gay rights good for business?

Many major brands have been vocal on both sides of the gay rights issue. It’s not advertising—and for that reason, it may be the best kind of marketing. YouGov BrandIndex found…

June 24, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

Why Amazon's New Phone Threatens Retailers Built-in showrooming spells trouble for bricks-and-mortar stores

Amazon today unveiled its highly anticipated smartphone—dubbed Amazon Fire Phone—that will give the e-commerce giant yet another piece of ammunition against retailers in its goal to own online shopping through…

June 18, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

Amazon Reportedly Will Launch Music-Streaming Service This Summer Just the latest premium service from e-commerce giant

Amazon will launch a music-streaming service under its Prime membership plan, BuzzFeed reported Thursday. According to the news site, the e-commerce giant has inked deals with two out of the three…

May 29, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

Google Beats Apple in List of World’s Most Valuable Brands Brand value highlights tech sector growth

Google, Apple, IBM and Microsoft are the companies that rank the highest in terms of brand value, according to a new study commissioned by WPP and conducted by Millward Brown.…

May 20, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates Will protest of FCC rules become another SOPA?

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon…

May 12, 2014, 6:37 AM EDT

Here Are the 10 Brands Moms Like Most Right Now Looking for a last-minute Mother's Day gift?

Dove’s acclaimed Real Beauty campaign seems to be paying off the for brand, as the company had the most positive perception among moms last month, according to a new study…

May 8, 2014, 6:46 AM EDT

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