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Amazon rebrands PillPack

Amazon rebrands PillPack

SEATTLE — According to published reports from CNBC, PillPack has updated its logo and other paperwork to include a new “Amazon Pharmacy” brand, and its chief executive officer, TJ Parker, has been promoted to vice president within Amazon. Specifically, the group’s branding has changed from “PillPack, an Amazon company” to “PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy.” It’s

KIND Snacks reaches highest sales within 48-hour period on Amazon

KIND Snacks reaches highest sales within 48-hour period on Amazon

NEW YORK — Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 marked a milestone for KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND). Over the two-day shopping period, KIND garnered the highest sales of Amazon’s food category within 48 hours, according to leading eCommerce performance analytics platform Profitero. “Amazon is, and has always been, an integral part of our selling strategy,” says Mike

Amazon acquires Health Navigator

Amazon acquires Health Navigator

SEATTLE — Amazon has acquired health care startup Health Navigator LLC to help bolster its recently launched primary care program for employees, called Amazon Care, which combines telemedicine checkups, at-home or in-office doctor’s visits and prescription deliveries. Chicago-based Health Navigator operates a platform that helps health care providers serve patients remotely with telemedicine services. The

Amazon Prime to include free grocery delivery

Amazon Prime to include free grocery delivery

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. will offer free two-hour grocery delivery to its Prime members, the company said on Tuesday. The move eliminates an additional $14.99 per month fee that Prime members previously had to pay to access the company’s Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service.“I think this offering is truly a game changer and that this

Amazon adds thousands of new locations for free package pickup across the U.S.

Amazon adds thousands of new locations for free package pickup across the U.S.

SEATTLE — Amazon has announced the expansion of Counter, a network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner location. With this expansion, customers now have access to thousands more Amazon Hub Counter locations with Amazon’s new store partners GNC, Health Mart and Stage

Platforms poised to elevate consumer engagement

Platforms poised to elevate consumer engagement

The legacy business model in consumer and retail is the pipe through which value is generated upstream and delivered to consumers downstream. As everyone is aware, a powerful alternative has emerged. Today “platform” enterprises such as Alibaba, Amazon, Tencent and Uber are dominant business titans. Platforms exist not merely to deliver goods and services, but

Rite Aid debuts Amazon’s Counter service

Rite Aid debuts Amazon’s Counter service

SEATTLE — Amazon announced on Thursday the U.S. launch of Counter, a new network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner location. Starting today, customers will have access to more than a hundred Counter locations across the U.S., with thousands of additional locations

Amazon launches Beleil dedicated skin care line

Amazon launches Beleil dedicated skin care line

SEATTLE — Amazon Wednesday announced the roll out of Beleil, a line of high-quality skin care products that offer solutions for various skin types and feature ingredients with proven effectiveness. The collection has 12 different items, including everything from retinol moisturizer to vitamin C serums, to help customers address common skincare concerns like acne, the appearance

Amazon vet Kabbani reported to run new pharmacy business

Amazon vet Kabbani reported to run new pharmacy business

SEATTLE – According to published reports from CNBC and other sources, Amazon has named 14-year company veteran Nader Kabbani to run its new pharmacy business, including the team that came in through last year’s acquisition of PillPack. Kabbani, who helped build Amazon’s Kindle self-publishing platform and has served as vice president in the logistics and Flex

Amazon reports robust sales and earnings for Q4

Amazon reports robust sales and earnings for Q4

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. reported strong sales and net earnings gains for the fourth quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. But the company’s forecast for first quarter sales growth fell short of analysts’ projections, and shares fell in early morning trading on Friday. Net sales increased 20% to $72.4 billion in the fourth quarter ended December 31. Net

Edge by Ascential publishes its top 11 Amazon predictions for 2019

Edge by Ascential publishes its top 11 Amazon predictions for 2019

BOSTON — Edge by Ascential, a leading provider of highly accurate and actionable ecommerce data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers, has published their 11 top predictions for Amazon’s next moves in 2019 and beyond. Edge by Ascential’s Danny Silverman, Chris Perry and Pete Andrews, highly sought-after ecommerce experts who have helped hundreds of

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