Amazon announces animated kid series Lost in Oz to premiere August 4 on Prime Video in the US and UK

Brand-New Series Expands on Multiple Emmy-Winning Special and Stars Voice Talent of Ashley Boettcher, Gina Gershon, Allison Mack, Jorge Diaz and Nika Futterman SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jul. 6, 2017) announced that Lost in Oz, the highly-anticipated animated kid series for children ages 6-11, is scheduled to premiere August 4 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The new […]

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Amazon holds first-ever Boost with FBA summit for small business and entrepreneurs

Inaugural Boost Summit Brings Together More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Meet with Amazon Fulfillment by Amazon Empowers Small Businesses to Attract Prime Members and Grow their Business Half of Items Sold on Amazon are from Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (June 28, 2017) […]

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Amazon introduces five new unlocked devices to its best-selling Prime Exclusive Phones lineup

Introducing the Nokia 6, initially available in the U.S. only on Amazon, featuring a vibrant 5.5” Full HD display, Dolby Atmos speakers, a fast 16MP rear-facing camera and 8MP front-facing camera, and Android 7.1 Nougat—only $179.99 for Prime members Alcatel adds three new devices to Prime Exclusive Phones: the Alcatel IDOL 5S with a 5.2” Full HD display, a 12MP […]

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VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS unveils never before seen movie clips and content exclusively on Amazon App

  VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is unveiling the first released clip from the movie, exclusively on the Amazon App Customers can use the camera search feature or select a VALERIAN Sticker from the brand new Amazon Stickers feature to unlock the content Customers who unlock exclusive content from today through July 23 will also be able […]

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Amazon announces untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video

The Amazon Original Series Follows the First Female Chef at the Famed Grand Tour Cycling Race SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jun. 26, 2017) announced it has greenlit an untitled Hannah Grant Tour de France series for Prime Video. The Amazon Original Series is a documentary adventure series about the incredible […]

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Amazon unveils its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far

Amazon Books Editorial team selects the best titles for every reader’s summer—from futuristic novels and small-town stories to page-turning memoirs SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 21, 2017) announced its selections for Best Books of the Year So Far, naming Arundhati Roy’s novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the […]

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Amazon and Whole Foods Enter Into a Merger Agreement

Whole Foods Market ranked #28 and Amazon ranked #2 on Fortune’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today (Jun. 16, 2017) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole […]

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Amazon-Whole Foods Deal to Heighten Industry Competition

Amazon-Whole Foods Deal to Heighten Industry Competition The acquisition will further immerse Amazon in the $611.9-billion Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry, where Whole Foods holds a 2.7% market share. Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —This morning, Amazon announced plans to acquire Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion deal. The acquisition will […]

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Amazon expands its career re-training program Career Choice to include robotics and photovoltaic certifications

Amazon’s career re-training program pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses in high-demand fields regardless of relevancy to Amazon Amazon continues to expand Career Choice with additional on-site classrooms at its fulfillment centers, more eligible fields of study and open-sourcing the program to other companies SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Jun. […]

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Amazon to open new fulfillment center in North Haven, Connecticut

New 855,000-square-foot facility brings Connecticut presence to three facilities SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Jun. 8, 2017) announced plans for a new 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in North Haven, Conn. The new site will create more than 1,500 new, full-time jobs with opportunities for employees to engage with advanced robotics. The […]

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Amazon to open its first fulfillment center in Oregon; creating 1,500 full-time jobs in Troutdale

SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 7, 2017) announced plans to open its first Oregon fulfillment center in Troutdale which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions. The company currently operates a sortation center in Hillsboro and Prime Now hub in Portland. Additionally, there are more than 40,000 […]

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Amazon to open new fulfillment center in Florida

The robotics site will be the tenth Amazon facility in Florida SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 7, 2017) announced plans for a new fulfillment center in the Sunshine State to be located in Miami. The more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center will create over 1,000 full-time jobs with […]

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Amazon Lending surpassed $3 billion in loans to small businesses since its launch in 2011

Amazon has lent more than $1 billion to small businesses in the last 12 months Amazon provides small businesses access to more than 300 million active customer accounts worldwide SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today announced Amazon Lending surpassed $3 billion in loans to small businesses to date since the program launched […]

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Amazon announces discounted monthly price on Amazon Prime for customers in government assistance programs

Customers participating in a growing list of government assistance programs get Prime benefits for $5.99 per month Membership includes unlimited fast, free shipping on more than 50 million items with Amazon’s low prices, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, a rotating selection of […]

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Amazon further expands in California with plans to open its first fulfillment center in Fresno

Amazon will continue its growth in California’s Central Valley and create 1,500 new full-time jobs in Fresno SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Jun. 2, 2017) announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Fresno. This will be Amazon’s fifth fulfillment center in California’s Central Valley, with three operating […]

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Amazon original one hour series The Last Tycoon to premiere on Friday, July 28 exclusively on Prime Video

All nine episodes of the original dramatic series—starring Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer and Lily Collins, and executive produced by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray and Christopher Keyser—will be available globally on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Jun. 2, 2017) announced its new original […]

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Amazon launches its 4th Annual Literary Award for Spanish-language books

The contest will award the best original Spanish-language work written by an independent author and published through Kindle Direct Publishing Select The winning book will have the opportunity to be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing and Audible in digital, print and audio formats, and translated into English and published globally in all formats […]

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Amazon to bring Steven Soderbergh’s newest film Logan Lucky to Prime Video customers during its exclusive first-run US streaming window

Logan Lucky hits US theaters on August 18, 2017 and is expected to be released on Prime Video during the first quarter of 2018 Soderbergh returns from a self-imposed four-year retirement to direct the heist comedy starring Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Daniel Craig(Skyfall), Adam Driver (Amazon Original Paterson), Seth MacFarlane (Ted), Hilary Swank (Million Dollar […]

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Amazon ranked #2 on LinkedIn U.S. Top Companies list of companies that attract and retain top talent

Annual list recognizes best companies at attracting and retaining top talent SEATTLE, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — LinkedIn today (May 18, 2017) announced that Amazon ranked #2 on its U.S. Top Companies list, which recognizes companies that attract and retain top talent. LinkedIn’s second annual Top Companies list ranks companies based on data from LinkedIn’s […]

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Amazon shares which books are being read and sold the most through its newly launched Amazon Charts

Amazon shares which books are being read and sold the most through its newly launched Amazon Charts   A reimagined bestseller list that shares how we read today SEATTLE, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (May 18, 2017) launched Amazon Charts, a reimagined weekly bestseller list that shares which books are being read […]

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Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 = Fire 7, the next generation of Amazon’s best-selling tablet, is now thinner and lighter with an improved 7” IPS display, longer battery life, and improved Wi-Fi connectivity—still only $49.99 Fire HD 8, the next generation of Amazon’s […]

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Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup   All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition includes Fire 7 tablet with 16 GB of storage and 8 hours battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Introducing […]

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Amazon announces 16 finalists in its third-annual Amazon Robotics Challenge

This year’s finalists span industry, start-up and academic groups from Australia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, the Republic of Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and the United States The Amazon Robotics Challenge will award up to $250,000 in prizes and encourages idea sharing and innovation within the robotics and automation community SEATTLE, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail […]

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Amazon FreeTime Unlimited service now on Android phones and tablets

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited service now on Android phones and tablets   Amazon adds popular FreeTime app to Google Play—now kids can enjoy their favorite books, videos, YouTube videos, and websites inside FreeTime for the first time on a phone FreeTime Unlimited service blends world-class parental controls with access to over 10,000 age-appropriate titles from brands […]

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Amazon Original Kids Series Dino Dana to take viewers to a whole new level of dinosaur adventures starting May 26 on Prime Video

From the Creator of Dino Dan and Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures, Comes the Next Chapter of Dinosaur Adventures in the Emmy Award-Winning Franchise SEATTLE, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (May 2, 2017) announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, Dino Dana, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, May 26 on Prime Video in […]

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Amazon’s Academy Award winning film Manchester by the Sea goes on Prime on Friday, May 5

Amazon’s Academy Award winning film Manchester by the Sea goes on Prime on Friday, May 5   Amazon Original Movie and Academy Award Winning Film, Manchester by the Sea, available on Prime Video starting Friday, May 5 SEATTLE, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon’s Academy Award winning film, Manchester by the Sea, arrives on Prime […]

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METRIC USA RELEASES LATEST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER: COLLAPSIBLE INSULATING BEER CAN SLEEVES

CULVER CITY, CA, USA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric USA, a full-service, family-owned and operated company specializing in designing, developing, and producing a wide range of products that embody good design, simplicity, and beauty, announced they have officially released their latest revolutionary product, Collapsible Beer Can Sleeves, just in time for summer cookouts and […]

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Amazon helps developers build and launch far-field voice-initiated products with availability of Amazon Alexa 7-Mic Far-Field Development Kit

New reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers, making it simple, fast, and cost-effective to create new devices with Amazon Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Apr. 13, 2017) announced that for the first time it is making the high-performance far-field microphone array and voice processing technology found in Amazon […]

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Amazon help parents and kids connect with new feature for its Amazon FreeTime service

Discussion Cards let parents share in their kids’ digital experience through short summaries of the books, videos, educational apps and games their kids are using in Amazon FreeTime, and connect with their kids through suggested questions and family activities designed to encourage dinner table conversation Parent Dashboard helps parents discover and learn about the books, […]

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Amazon Business provides enhanced transaction data on customer purchases

Customers can now streamline reconciliation with enhanced transaction data when they use Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and PNC Visa commercial cards on Amazon Business SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Business has teamed up with Visa to provide enhanced transaction data on customer purchases made with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, […]

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