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Topic: Amazon

Here Are Forbes' 50 Most Influential CMOs of 2014

Study says males are 22% more influential than female peers

Male chief marketing officers on Forbes' third annual Appinions CMO Influence Study, which was released today, are 22 percent more influential than their female peers. Although women make up 32 percent…

Amazon Wants to Enter Your Homes and Hearts With This Super-Cheesy Infomercial

Its new Echo gadget is part of the family

"Alexa, do we really need a voice-activated speaker that listens for our every command?"  Amazon is trying to earn a spot on our bookshelves, countertops and coffee tables with Echo, a…

Here Are 10 Must-See Stats From This Week in Digital Marketing

Entails Facebook, Tumblr, Kraft, Foursquare and Visa

We've rounded up this week's 10 most interesting numbers from the world of digital marketing. Check them out below. 1. Facebook posts with only 40 characters get 86 percent more engagement,…

Amazon Customers Could Store Movies in the Cloud if This Deal Goes Through

In talks with studios to join UltraViolet

Amazon is talking with three major movie studios about digital rights in hopes of giving customers better access to the digital movies they buy on the site, according to The…

This Kate Spade Store Is Still Being Built, but You Can Shop Online Right at the Construction Site

Also serves up personalized digital content

Brick-and-mortar stores almost always seem to be under construction or renovating, but why should that stop consumers from shopping? Kate Spade will open a new store at The Mall at…

Amazon Will Open a Pop-Up Store in New York City

Hanging sign near Empire State Building

Amazon, a longtime foe of brick-and-mortar stores, is hanging out a real sign of its own in a planned New York City outlet. The e-tailer plans to set up a…

Amazon Is Reportedly Prepping Grocery Delivery for New York

Could debut in coming weeks

Amazon Fresh is planning to add the Big Apple to its roster of cities where grocery delivery is available, according to Re/code, which cited unnamed sources. The delivery service could…

6 Clues That Google Will Turn Uber Into a Self-Driving Home Delivery Service

Jeremiah Owyang riffs on a science-fiction-like possibility

Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, got the opportunity to see one of Google's self-driving cars up close this morning out in northern California. And then he tweeted one of…

Amazon Is Trying to Create a Jetsons-Like Button for Ordering Soap and Toilet Paper

And reportedly pumps $55 million into Lab126 to make it happen

Amazon plans to invest $55 million in its Lab126 division while boosting personnel by 27 percent over the next five years, Reuters reported. Among the connected-home devices being tested, according to…

Now You Can Add Something to Your Amazon Wishlist Just by Tweeting About It

But Forrester analyst doubts many consumers will use it

Amazon and Twitter are already gearing up for holiday shopping with the launch of a new hashtag-triggered shopping tool today. Amazon's new initiative is dubbed #AmazonWishList and builds on a…

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