In an effort to bring support operations closer to customers, Amazon has announced that it plans additional investment in the metro Detroit area with five new buildings.
Walker Edison has had a busy 2020, even leaving the COVID-19 pandemic aside, including naming and Joana McKenna, its president, and she told HomeWorld Business that the company has set the stage for bigger, better things in 2021.
According to Numerator, home merchandise sales have done well in the 2020 holiday season.
Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Louisiana in Carencro.
Amazon will open a new one million square-foot fulfillment center in North Little Rock, AK.
Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of South Dakota in Sioux Falls. The site, which is anticipated to launch in 2022, will create 1,000 full-time jobs.
Based on early analysis of shopping patterns, 1010data has forecast a 5% increase in year-end sales for the holidays, with digital up 50% and store spending down 1% versus the 2019 season.
Amazon and Yeti Coolers, LLC have jointly filed a lawsuit against two U.S.-based individuals for counterfeiting Yeti’s products, including Yeti’s popular Rambler mug. The defendants, said company officials, attempted to offer the infringing products in Amazon’s store, violating Amazon’s policies, Yeti’s intellectual property rights, and the law.
The U.S. government’s National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and Amazon have launched a joint operation to prevent counterfeit goods from entering the U.S. and help protect American consumers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and DHL are also supporting the operation.
According to a Placer.ai whitepaper report, the 2020 holiday shopping season kicked into high gear long before the leaves changed colors, with consumer concerns over unemployment and uncertainty about meeting-up with friends and families to exchange holiday gifts prompting consideration of new ways to celebrate, not to mention Amazon’s shift of Prime Day.
In a challenge not only to drug store chains but mass merchants and supermarket operators boosting their wellness credentials via pharmacy and related medical services, Amazon has launched two new pharmacy offerings designed to help customers conveniently purchase their prescription medications.
Amazon plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Mississippi’s Madison County, creating more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs. The fulfillment center will be the first facility located in the state to feature Amazon’s innovative robotics technology.
Amazon said that tens of millions of Amazon Prime members will now have access to Key by Amazon’s In-Garage Delivery service in more than 4,000 cities across the U.S. The service lets eligible Prime members enjoy contactless package delivery securely inside their garage, and offers convenient delivery confirmation for customers using the app.