Amazon Wants To Be Its Own DeliverymanAmazon isn't content with just being an online store. Increasingly, it looks as though it wants to be its own delivery service as well. And, on Monday, the company took the next step in that process.
Walmart Opts For Free, Faster Shipping On NecessitiesWalmart is replacing a program that offered free shipping but had an annual fee with one that has a lower free shipping threshold and faster delivery as it hopes to answer Amazon's powerful Prime membership success.
Starbucks Launches Voice Ordering Via App, Amazon's AlexaAmazon's Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Starbucks says it's partnering with Amazon's voice platform to offer what it calls "on command" ordering.
Wal-Mart To Add About 10,000 Retail Jobs In The U.S.Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full-time and come with benefits.
Amazon ‘Alexa’ Orders Dollhouses For Owners After ‘Hearing’ TV ReportOn Wednesday, CBS 11 reported a story about a youngster who accidentally ordered a pricey toy through Amazon's Alexa device. Now that story has prompted orders for unwanted dollhouses after a San Diego station repeated the incident to their audience.
Kindergartener Accidentally Orders Pricey Toy Through Amazon's Alexa"Alexa ordered me a dollhouse and cookies," 6-year-old Brooke Neitzel explained.
Run-DMC Sues Walmart & Amazon For $50 MillionThe rap group Run-DMC filed a $50 million lawsuit in New York accusing Walmart, Amazon and other retailers of selling products that traded on the group's name without permission.
Tech Leaders To Make Peace Or Press Case With TrumpSilicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. But on Wednesday, they will come face-to-face with the President-Elect.
Amazon Go Grocery Store Is Checkout FreeAmazon is testing a grocery store model that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store.
New Options For Thwarting Package ThievesSome online shoppers are opting to pick up their packages at secure Amazon lockers nearby.
Stores Try To Cater To Savvier Customers On Black FridayEven people who said they'd already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the fun of looking.