The retail bubble is finally bursting. For too long, retailers have remained bloated in store footprints and overconfident in mindset. Finally, retail is experiencing the reckoning it has deserved for some time.
From its $1.5 billion air cargo hub to its growing network of contract last-mile delivery drivers, Amazon is increasingly looking like a logistics company; but shipping and logistics giant FedEx isn't sitting idly by.
Yesterday, Amazon disappointed Wall Street when it reported its fourth-quarter earnings for 2016. But buried within its earnings report was data suggesting that Amazon's efforts to become a larger player in the digital advertising world are gaining steam.
Amazon Prime was launched in 2005 as an express shipping membership program and more than a decade later it has tens of millions of subscribers who enjoy a lot more than just free, fast shipping on millions of products Amazon sells.
Every year, Google handles more than a trillion search queries, making it the world's most popular search engine. But when it comes to searches related to products, Google is not numero uno.
Last month, Amazon announced an update to its community guidelines that was intended to end incentivized reviews for all products other than books.
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