Amazon Reimagines In-Store shopping with Amazon Style
Fashion - Online - Press Releases - Retail

Our first-ever physical apparel store offers a personalized, convenient shopping experience where Amazon’s technology and operations make it easy for customers to find styles they love at great pric...

Faisal Hussain
January 20, 2022

Amazon’s LORD OF THE RINGS Series Drops New Title, Plot ...
Streaming

Amazon’s mysterious The Lord of the Rings TV series has revealed its title and new storyline details. The eagerly anticipated, multi-season drama is called The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power...

Hollywood Reporter
January 19, 2022

Roku Stock Pops on Multiyear Agreement with Google to Keep You...
Streaming

The deal will allow the 56.4 million active Roku accounts to continue to watch YouTube and YouTube TV, Google’s livestreaming service, without disruption. Google had previously threatened to pull b...

CNBC
January 18, 2022

THE BOYS Season 3 Gets June Release Date on Amazon
Streaming

“The Boys” will be back in town this summer, Amazon’s Prime Video revealed Friday, along with the first footage from Season 3 of the Emmy-nominated superhero series. The third season of “The ...

Variety
January 7, 2022

Cobra Kai Consumer Products Programme Expands Ahead of Season ...
Fashion - Health & Beauty - Household - Streaming - Toys

Boasting apparel, accessories, toys, collectibles, home goods, novelty, costumes, jewellery, publishing and more, the Cobra Kai consumer products line covers all licensing categories with goods for ev...

Licensing.biz
December 22, 2021

Kanye West and Drake’s Larry Hoover Benefit Concert Will Str...
Music - Streaming

Kanye West and Drake’s Free Larry Hoover benefit concert will be livestreamed by Amazon. The two rappers, who just recently squashed their years-long beef, will reunite on Thursday, December 9, to ...

HypeBeast
December 9, 2021

Osmo and Amazon Unveil Retail Experience in NYC to Level-Up Ho...
Attractions - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Toys

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Osmo, in partnership with Amazon, announces the launch of their immersive Osmo holiday retail experience at the Amazon Books store in New York City....

Faisal Hussain
December 3, 2021

#TikTokMadeMeBuyIt Is Driving Amazon Beauty Sales
Health & Beauty - Influencers

For anyone who spends time following top TikTok beauty trends, browsing Amazon’s best seller list will certainly feel familiar. From Revlon’s One-Step hair-dryer brush to Paula’s Choice BHA exf...

Glossy
December 3, 2021

‘Hey, Disney’ Voice Assistant Comes to Disneyland ...
Attractions - Tech

You won't have to book a trip to Florida to try Disney's Amazon-based voice assistant. Disney has revealed that "hey, Disney" is coming to Disneyland hotel rooms sometime in 2022. As in Walt Disney Wo...

Engadget
November 23, 2021

Starbucks and Amazon Are Opening Cashierless Coffee Shop in Ma...
Beverages - Tech

Starbucks is opening a pick-up cafe in midtown Manhattan with Amazon that uses the retail giant’s cashierless technology to attract busy consumers who want to buy coffee or snack quickly. The partn...

CNBC
November 18, 2021

Saweetie Teams Up With Calvin Klein and Amazon Live for ‘Icy...
Fashion - Music - Retail

Saweetie has some more tricks up her sleeve. Her Icy Season: A Saweetie Special is taking place today on Amazon Live, co-hosted by Calvin Klein and Amazon and co-headlined by Symone from RuPaul’s D...

Complex
November 10, 2021

How Disney is Working with Retailers to Distribute its Holiday...
CPG - Online - Retail - Streaming - Television

As Disney winds down its own brick-and-mortar footprint, the company is striking more marketing partnerships with third-party retailers. As part of its drive to boost Christmas sales, the mouse house...

Modern Retail
November 5, 2021

Amazon Launches Pop-Up Stores Through November
Attractions - Online - Retail - Toys

Amazon is giving families an in-person shopping experience this month. Consumers can visit one of the seven Amazon Pop Up stores in cities throughout the U.S, including Chicago, Denver, Glendale, West...

The Toy Book
November 3, 2021

Starbucks & Amazon Reportedly Held Talks on Lounge Concep...
Dining - Retail

Amazon and Starbucks held discussions last year on a potential partnership to create co-branded lounges. The potential deal was seen by Amazon as another way to expand on the Amazon Go as a service co...

Seeking Alpha
October 20, 2021

Micheals to Compete with Etsy; Start Selling its CustomersR...
Online - Retail

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels has plans to compete directly with marketplaces such as Etsy that host some of its best customers: makers. The Irving-based retailer is preparing its digital platfor...

The Dallas Morning News
October 8, 2021

Amazon is Reportedly Working on a Smart Fridge
CPG - Online - Tech

Amazon might be working on its own smart fridge. Project Pulse "is designed to track your inventory and purchase habits, predict what you want, and have it delivered," Insider writes. The fridge could...

The Verge
October 7, 2021

Amazon CEO Says Video Games Could Become the Largest Entertain...
Gaming - Tech

Amazon.com Inc. had long struggled to make a good video game. Now that it finally has a hit release, the company is predicting a bright future for that business. Games could end up being the largest ...

BNN Bloomberg
October 6, 2021

Amazon Launches Wondery+ Kids Podcast Subscription Service
Podcasts - Podcasts

Amazon’s Wondery launched Wondery Plus Kids on Apple Podcasts, a premium, ad-free subscription podcast service priced at $4.99/month. The service provides early access to new episodes and exclusive ...

Variety
September 28, 2021

Amazon’s Ring Begins Invite-Only Launch for Ring Security Dr...
Household - Tech

Amazon’s Ring security drone is now available to purchase by invite. Interested customers can sign up to be invited to buy it. That’s a format Amazon typically does for products it’s not ready t...

CNBC
September 28, 2021

Amazon Partners with Billie Eilish for New Limited-Edition Ech...
Music

Amazon partnered with billie eilish to release a branded echo studio featuring the singer. This is the first time Amazon has struck a partnership with a singer to feature their image directly on a pi...

Digital Music News
September 27, 2021

HBO Max Slashes Price in Half After HBO Leaves Amazon Channels
Streaming

WarnerMedia is offering a half-off discount on HBO Max now that HBO is no longer available on Amazon Prime Video Channels. Today through September 26, the monthly subscription cost will be $7.49 for ...

Deadline
September 17, 2021

Amazon to Offer Beauty Sales Event in October
Health & Beauty - Retail

Amazon is planning to roll out a beauty products event in October to bolster its standing in that category, along with trying to get early holiday shoppers, CNBC writes. Amazon sent a slide deck to b...

PYMNTS
September 16, 2021

Online Shopping to Account for Nearly 30% of Global Beauty Sal...
Health & Beauty

Health and beauty ecommerce will grow more than three times faster than store-based retail over the next five years as the COVID-19 crisis, lengthy lockdowns and shuttered high street shops and shoppi...

Premium Beauty News
September 15, 2021

BIC Teams Up With Fashion Model Football Fan Chanel Iman to La...
Fashion - Partnerships - Press Releases - Sports

SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIC, a world leader in stationery, lighters and shavers, is helping football fans across the country gear up for the 2021 NFL season kickoff with the l...

Abby Calcara
September 8, 2021

Amazon Reportedly Close to Launching Its Own TV in the US
Retail - Tech

Amazon plans to roll out a self-branded TV in the US as early as October, Business Insider reported Thursday. The TVs, expected to be big-screen models in the range of 55 to 75 inches, will include co...

CNET
September 3, 2021

Amazon Partners with Affirm to Deliver Pay-Over-Time Option at...
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, today announced that its flexible payment solution will soon be av...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Amazon is Reportedly Planning to Open Department Stores
Retail

Some of the first Amazon department stores are expected to be in California and Ohio. The locations will take up roughly 30,000 square feet, around the size of a Kohl’s or T.J. Maxx store but only a...

CNBC
August 19, 2021

Stars’ Salaries in the Age of Streaming
Streaming - Theatrical

A decade ago, Hollywood stars knew their place on the A-list was secure when their film topped the box office. Today, success can be measured by views on Netflix or a vague press release touting a mov...

Variety
August 18, 2021

‘Hotel Transylvania 4’ Skipping Theaters as Sony Nears Dea...
Streaming - Theatrical

Sony Pictures Animation and Amazon are nearing deal for over $100 million for the animated feature “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” to stream globally on Amazon Prime Video, Variety has learned...

Variety
August 17, 2021

Walmart, Like Amazon, Seeks Cryptocurrency Lead
Finance - Retail

Walmart is looking to get in on the action with cryptocurrencies as the United States' largest private employer has initiated a search on Monday for a digital currency and cryptocurrency product lead....

Fox Business
August 16, 2021

McDonald’s Delays Return to Office, Will Require Vaccination...
Dining

McDonald’s told its corporate workforce that it is pushing back the reopening of its offices by more than a month and requiring staff to be fully vaccinated. The fast-food giant joins a number of o...

CNBC
August 13, 2021

Sports Rights’ Streaming Wave May End Pay-TV Bundle
Sports - Streaming - Television

Before NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage was beamed to its Peacock app, it passed through the streamer’s digital network operations center. The Peacock DNOC, as it’s called, sits in a far corner o...

Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 2021

Labor Coalition Lobbies to Halt Amazon’s MGM Takeover
Streaming - Theatrical

As the Federal Trade Commission examines Amazon’s proposed $8.45 billion buy of MGM, pressure from unions and progressive politicians is mounting on the regulator to take action, either by blocking ...

Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 2021

2021 Hot 25 Retailers
Beverages - Household - Online - Retail

NRF’s annual Top 100 list is based on sales rankings; there’s also a list of segment Power Players, those with U.S. sales equal to or greater than 10 percent of the sales of the category leader. B...

NRF
August 5, 2021

‘Lord of the Rings’ Amazon Series Sets Premiere Da...
Streaming

“The Lord of the Rings” series at Amazon officially has a premiere date. The highly-anticipated epic fantasy series will debut on the streamer on Sept. 2, 2022, with new episodes dropping weekly ...

Variety
August 3, 2021

Will Stores Without Cashiers Become Our New Reality?
Dining - Retail - Tech

With groundbreaking AI and computer-vision technology transforming the traditional grocery store, can consumers fully give up on human interaction in their shopping experience? Amazon recently announ...

Entrepreneur
July 30, 2021

Amazon Hit With Record $887 Million Data-Privacy Fine
Tech

Amazon has been fined €746 million, equivalent to $887 million, for allegedly violating a European Union data-privacy law with targeted advertising. It’s the biggest monetary penalty imposed to da...

Variety
July 30, 2021

Facebook’s Smart Glasses Will Be Its Next Stab at Hardwa...
Electronics - Online - Tech

The smart glasses came up while Zuckerberg was describing his vision for “building the next computing platform” aka mixed reality. In particular, he emphasized that VR is moving beyond gaming and ...

Gizmodo
July 29, 2021

Amazon Denies Report of Accepting Bitcoin as Payment
Finance - Retail

Amazon denied a media report saying the e-commerce giant was looking to accept bitcoin payments by the end of the year. “Notwithstanding our interest in the space, the speculation that has ensued ar...

Reuters
July 27, 2021

Etsy, Walmart Top List of 2021’s Fastest Growing E-Comme...
Online - Retail

The top 15 U.S. retailers by e-commerce sales will account for 72.3% of total e-commerce sales in the United States this year. That’s according to a report from eMarketer, which noted that eight of...

Chain Store Age
July 21, 2021

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