Amazon announces its Best of Prime 2017

More new paid members joined Prime worldwide than any previous year Prime members around the world used Prime digital benefits this year more than ever before Best of Prime 2017 in the U.S. includes Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot, Prime Video: The Grand Tour, Prime Music: “Believer” by Imagine Dragons and Prime Reading: The Handmaid’s Tale December […]

Amazon marks its biggest holiday season with customers shopping at record levels worldwide

Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the #1 and #2 top-selling products across all categories on Amazon Items shipped with FREE One-Day Shipping or FREE Same-Day Delivery or Ultra-Fast Delivery with Prime Now more than doubled this holiday season Small businesses and entrepreneurs had a record-breaking season with more than one billion items ordered […]

Amazon to host second annual Digital Day on Friday, December 29

Save up to 80% on over 5,000 apps, games, movies, eBooks, and more 40% more deals than Digital Day last year SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) – The second annual Digital Day will take place on Friday, December 29, offering the biggest savings of the year on digital content across Amazon. Customers will be able […]

Amazon: Shop all the way up to Christmas Eve with Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now

Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Free One-Day Shipping now available in more than 8,000 cities and towns Prime Now delivering holiday magic until 11:59pm on Dec. 24 – exclusively for Prime members in more than 30 cities Try Prime for free for 30-days and get two-day, one-day and same-day shipping free SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — There […]

Products from Amazon Handmade Artisans now available through Prime Now this holiday season

From handmade holiday gifts to party supplies, a specially-curated list of products from Amazon Handmade Artisans are available through Prime Now this holiday season Amazon expands on its commitment to small businesses by offering its fastest delivery method yet to dozens of local Artisans to extend their holiday selling season Last minute shoppers can order unique, […]

Amazon makes Prime Video app available on Apple TV in over 100 countries

Integration with the Apple TV App, Siri Remote and universal search make finding and playing Prime Video favorites remarkably easy for viewers Prime Video on Apple TV arrives just in time for the premiere of The Grand Tour Season 2 on December 8 SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 6, 2017) announced the Prime Video app […]

Amazon makes available a collection of 15 films from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Amazon Prime Video

The 15 Sundance titles are the first feature-length festival films from the AVD’s Film Festival Stars Program to stream on Prime Video Amazon Video Direct to extend Film Festival Stars—the program that brings high quality independent film to Prime Video audiences—to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Dec. 1, […]

Amazon Web Services announces powerful new features for AWS Marketplace

New Enterprise Contract and Private Image Build features for AWS Marketplace make purchasing software and running applications on AWS even easier for buyers and sellers New AWS Solution Provider Program, AWS SaaS Factory, and AWS SaaS Accelerate Program help increase cloud adoption and APN Partner success New Competencies recognize APN Partners with demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning and […]

Amazon Web Services announces AWS PrivateLink

New managed service allows SaaS application developers who build on AWS to offer private endpoints as an additional option for accessing their service, increasing security for end customers by eliminating the need to expose data to the public Internet Aqua Security, Autodesk, CA Technologies, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Dynatrace, Salesforce, SigOpt, Snowflake, and Twilio are among the SaaS providers […]

Amazon Music launches “The U2 Experience” available to U2 fans from U.S., UK, Germany, and Austria

Amazon to Launch an Exclusive Broadcast of New and Archived Interviews from U2, Including Live Recordings of Songs from the Band’s Upcoming Album “Songs of Experience” Available to Amazon Music Account Holders in the U.S., UK, Germany, and Austria via Amazon Music on Web, Mobile, and Amazon Echo Devices Where Available For a Limited Time; Launching Simultaneously Across Multiple Time Zones […]

AWS announces a fully managed intelligent threat detection service — Amazon GuardDuty

New intelligent threat detection service analyzes trillions of events per day to identify new and evolving threats and provide simple, tailored, and cost-effective protection for AWS accounts and workloads GE, Netflix, Autodesk, Twilio, Webroot, and Mapbox among the customers using Amazon GuardDuty SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), […]

AWS announces a new Bare Metal instance offering for Amazon EC2 and introduces a new H1 Storage Optimized instances

New Amazon EC2 Bare Metal instances enable customers to run workloads directly on AWS hardware, or bring their own hypervisor or virtualization stack; preview starts today New Storage Optimized instance family, H1, is designed for high-performance, big data workloads The next generation of General Purpose instances, M5, deliver even better compute, memory, and networking performance, […]

Amazon celebrates Ten years of “Frustration-Free Packaging”

Certified Frustration-Free Packaging is easy to open, with no annoying clamshells or twist ties, and 100% recyclable Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Programs have grown to include both Frustration-Free Packaging and Ships in Own Container, which produce less waste than traditional packaging – great for customers and the environment Amazon works directly with thousands of manufacturers to redesign […]

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience

Calvin Klein, Inc. and Amazon Fashion announce the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience   NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Amazon Fashion today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced the CALVIN KLEIN X Amazon Fashion holiday retail experience, available for customers to shop now through December 31st. The […]

Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You is now available on Prime Video

The film is also available to buy or rent through Amazon Video and for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray Mariah Carey’s song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” was the most streamed holiday song on Amazon Music last year SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced a deal with NBC […]

Amazon: critically acclaimed thriller Absentia to debut exclusively on Prime Video in 2018

Series will debut exclusively to Prime members in the U.S., U.K., Germany and select territories globally in 2018 SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 15, 2017) announced it has added critically acclaimed thriller Absentiato its lineup of original dramatic series—all episodes will debut exclusively on Prime Video in the U.S., as well as in select […]

Amazon offers a sneak peek of its plans for Black Friday deals

Black Friday will feature more than 30 Deals of the Day and thousands of Lightning Deals across 30 categories Save up to 35% on Melissa & Doug toys and furniture; Premium brand 40-inch smart TV only $279.99; Echo Dot only $29.99 – the lowest price ever! Shop deals from small businesses and entrepreneurs, including startups in the Amazon […]

Amazon acquires global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment

Television adaptation, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, slated to debut exclusively on Prime Video SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 13, 2017) announced it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. […]

Morrisons launches “voice skill” using Amazon’s Alexa

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can now order from Morrisons.com without lifting a finger using Amazon’s Alexa. Morrisons online shoppers will now be order their weekly shop from Morrisons.com using only their voice. Customers will be able to ask Alexa to add milk, bread or any other item to their Morrisons.com […]

Amazon and Manchester City announce brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part exclusive series

The multi-episode Amazon Prime Original Series will follow current English Premier League leaders Manchester City through their entire 2017/2018 season The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video next year in over 200 countries and territories SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon and Manchester City today (Nov. 9, 2017) announced a groundbreaking brand new Amazon Prime Video behind-the-scenes multi-part exclusive […]

Amazon devices now available at over 100 Whole Foods Market stores

Customers can now try and buy the latest Amazon devices at select Whole Foods Market locations AUSTIN, Texas and SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – As the gift-giving season approaches, Whole Foods Market and Amazon today announced that customers can now shop for Amazon devices such as the all-new Amazon Echo, Echo […]

Amazon to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore’s Sparrows Point

Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 people in Maryland; new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates Between 2014 and 2016, Amazon investment added an additional $100 million to state economy SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Nov. 8, 2017) announced plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore’s Sparrows Point, which will create more than […]

Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in Japan

Developers can now create Alexa experiences for customers in Japan—Alexa Skills Kit also now available in Japan, and Alexa Voice Service coming later this month SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. 8, 2017) announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in Japan. Additionally, developers can now use the Alexa Skills […]

Amazon unveils the Top 100 books of 2017

Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over twenty categories SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 8, 2017), Amazon.com announced its selections for the Best Books of 2017, naming David Grann’s nonfiction Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI the Best Book of […]

Amazon launches the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition globally

Amazon launches the new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition globally   Fire TV Stick Basic Edition launches globally, offering a world of online entertainment, with popular and critically acclaimed content from Prime Video, Netflix, and more. Plus, access to thousands of TV shows, movies, apps, and games. SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Nov. […]

Amazon kicks off the holiday shopping season with the opening of its Black Friday Deals Store

Customers will find better deals than ever before on the hottest gifts in toys, electronics, home goods and more, the best in holiday entertaining essentials including kitchen items and decor, and even wardrobe must haves All Amazon customers can choose from more than one hundred million items that are eligible for free shipping this holiday Starting on November […]

Amazon announces plans for a new fulfillment center in Macon, Georgia

New facility brings Georgia presence to four fulfillment centers SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Oct. 31, 2017) announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Macon, Georgia. When opened, Amazon will create more than 500 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 2,000 full-time employees at three fulfillment centers located in Braselton, Lithia […]

Amazon to occupy more than 280,000 square feet at Hollywood’s The Culver Studios

New Culver City office space brings Amazon Studios more than 280,000 square feet SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 30, 2017) announced plans to move into The Culver Studios, one of Hollywood’s most iconic television and movie studios located in Culver City, California. Amazon Studios, IMDb, Amazon Video and World Wide Advertising will occupy more than 280,000 […]

Amazon Cloud Cam: Amazon introduces an intelligent indoor security camera

Cloud Cam features crisp and clear visuals in 1080p Full HD resolution, night vision, two-way audio, 24/7 livestream, and advanced computer vision algorithms that detect motion and are always getting smarter Alexa lets you easily view Cloud Cam’s livestream on your Echo Show, Echo Spot, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet—just ask Cloud Cam works with […]

Amazon introduces new service that improves the convenience of receiving deliveries for Prime members

Available initially in 37 cities across the United States, Amazon’s innovative new service enables in-home delivery at no extra cost Amazon Key also allows customers to grant secure home access for guests and, coming soon, tens of thousands of service providers, such as Merry Maids, Rover and professional services from Amazon Home Services Amazon Key includes […]