Home » Tag Archives: amazon (page 5)

Tag Archives: amazon

Sears Takes DieHard Auto Parts to Amazon

auto products

Sears Holdings has taken another aspect of its business to Amazon, announcing it will sell DieHard auto products on the e-commerce site, the company reports. The retailer says it is opening up DieHard to sales on Amazon to celebrate the …

Read More »

The Costly Competition to Land Amazon’s HQ2

amazon

On Oct. 19, Amazon received 238 proposals from regions across North America, all competing to become the home of HQ2, Amazon’s second headquarters. Landing HQ2 was an enviable prospect for politicians and business leaders across the country. Amazon says it …

Read More »

Amazon Cash Expands to 8,000 7-Eleven Locations

amazon cash

Amazon Cash, a service that lets customers instantly add money to their Amazon.com accounts at brick-and-mortar retail locations, is now available at approximately 8,000 7-Eleven locations, technology blog TechCrunch reports. The service launched in April 2017 “as a way to …

Read More »

Amazon Incentives: How Much Is Too Much?

amazon

As Amazon continues its search for a second headquarters somewhere in North America, the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board advises local and state governments to conduct a thorough economic analysis and get binding commitments before making final agreements with the …

Read More »

Amazon Searches for Second HQ, Walmart Stays Put

headquarters

Amazon and Walmart, two of the country’s largest retailers, are taking drastically different approaches to choosing locations for their corporate headquarters, The New York Times reports. Doug McMillon, Walmart’s chief executive, sent a letter to employees earlier this month, announcing …

Read More »

Kohl’s to Sell Amazon Smart Home Devices, Accept Retailer’s Returns

Kohl's

At a time when all eyes are on Amazon, it appears that Kohl’s is eyeing the online retailer as well. This month, the department store chain has announced two ways it is teaming up with Amazon, and some wonder if there …

Read More »

Pricing Is Key in Amazon’s Whole Foods Takeover

Whole Foods

In June, Amazon announced it would purchase high-end grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, and The Wall Street Journal reports that pricing is a key factor in the online retailer’s strategy for the chain. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Federal …

Read More »

Retail Stories, Advice and a Chance Encounter With Amazon

megan menzer

 Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. As a successful independent retailer and the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) chairman of the board, Megan Menzer is a busy person. She values time with family, at church and …

Read More »