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Amazon has a secret way of judging the success of its TV shows

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Do you remember the first TV show you watched on Amazon Prime, its $99-a-year shipping and streaming service? Amazon probably does. Understanding what series new Prime signups watch helps the company evaluate the cost of acquiring new members as well as the performance of its shows, internal company documents reviewed by Reuters reveal. Amazon believes Read More

Billboard Aims To Attract Amazon With Ways To Love Colorado

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AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Organizers behind a public campaign to bring Amazon to Colorado are hoping to help attract the e-commerce giant to build its second headquarters here. (credit: Colorado Loves campaign) The campaign named Colorado Loves showcases the many ways to love Colorado. (credit: Colorado Loves campaign) Sameer Dholakia, the CEO of tech company Sendgrid, Read More

The darker side to winning the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes

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As the frenzy to snag the Amazon HQ2 prize gains steam among the cities watching for signs of favor from Jeff Bezos, it may be time to reexamine the stakes for the winning bid. Cities vying to be Amazon’s next headquarters are dazzled by the potential benefits—local job opportunities, enhanced private-sector productivity and competitiveness, as Read More

The books India read in 2017, according to Amazon

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In 2017, Indians shopping for books on Amazon.in were overwhelmingly looking for one thing: textbooks. According to the Amazon.in Reading Trends Report 2017, the highest-selling book on the website was M Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity, an 852-page clunker designed for students attempting the highly-competitive civil services examinations. Overall, exam preparation was the most popular genre on Read More

Germany has ordered Amazon to stop taking advantage of people who can’t spell “Birkenstock”

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Germany is saving consumers from their own poor spelling. A German court has barred Amazon from drawing in online shoppers who misspell iconic German sandal maker Birkenstock in their Google searches, Reuters reports. Amazon reportedly won business for common Birkenstock misspellings by booking variants like “Brikenstock,” “Bierkenstock,” and “Birkenstok” in Google AdWords, so that they Read More

Flipkart just figured out a way to one-up Amazon: AI and a decade of data

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India’s largest homegrown e-commerce giant, Flipkart, is making a big push for artificial intelligence (AI). A new unit, AI For India, will use AI technologies to mine the consumer data that Flipkart has gathered over the last decade to strengthen its business offerings, a company blog post said on Dec. 21. Flipkart will invest “hundreds Read More

Amazon’s org chart is incredibly short on women

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The Amazon executives who report directly to CEO Jeff Bezos, helping him run a sprawling empire that touches more than one in four US households, includes just one woman: Beth Galetti, the company’s senior vice president of human resources. The stark shortage of gender diversity goes at least one layer deeper than that. An organization Read More

AMD Very Willing to Participate in Blockchain, CEO Lisa Su

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Major semiconductor firm AMD Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lisa Su has claimed that the company is very interested in participating in Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency mining market. She further stated that they are merely waiting how the business community and the industries will adopt Blockchain and the digital currencies before making their move. Her Read More

Rising affluence and lower rents in small-town India will fuel the next retail boom

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India’s retail revolution is gaining momentum in the country’s smaller cities. After years of opening stores in large cities and paying hefty rents, brands and mall developers are increasingly investing more in smaller cities, as lower rentals, experiments with new leasing formats, and aspirational shoppers drive growth in these markets, according to a report (pdf) Read More

The CVS-Aetna deal is actually all about Amazon

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It’s Amazon’s world—we just live in it. The retail behemoth has already transformed the way the world shops. Now Amazon’s moves to enter the health care industry have led two major US companies to make one of the biggest deals of the year, signaling major changes to come in the way Americans buy drugs and Read More