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Amazon Probably Had a Very Happy Holiday Shopping Season

23

Jan 2020

Amazon Probably Had a Very Happy Holiday Shopping Season

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) already announced it had a record holiday season. But in true Amazon form, the company said a whole lot without giving any details at all. As quarterly reports from competing retailers trickle in, some bigger competitors provide pre-release updates, and market research groups provide their own estimates, it’s been impossible not to notice Amazon’s impact on the industry. All signs point to a...

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Amazon’s Getting Aggressive This Holiday Season

07

Nov 2019

Amazon’s Getting Aggressive This Holiday Season

The calendar just ticked over to November, which means it’s officially holiday shopping season. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) — already taking the lion’s share of online retail sales — is pushing to set new sales records even as brick-and-mortar competitors, including Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Target (NYSE:TGT), have quickly grown their digital sales channels. Both competitors now offer same-day delivery subscriptions — Delivery Unlimited and Shipt, respectively —...

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Amazon Witnesses Robust Holiday Performance With Strong Sales

01

Jan 2019

Amazon Witnesses Robust Holiday Performance With Strong Sales

Amazon continues to gain significant momentum in this holiday season, courtesy of robust e-commerce platform and aggressive retail strategies. The company’s recent announcement of record-breaking holiday sales hints at an outstanding performance in this season. This bodes well for Amazon’s heavy spending on each of its holiday initiatives. Notably, the company experienced robust sales in product categories such as toys, electronics and fashion. Further, the company...

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The things you ordered most from Amazon in during the holiday season

31

Dec 2017

The things you ordered most from Amazon in during the holiday season

Amazon enjoyed a record-setting holiday season as shoppers flocked to the online-retail giant for their shopping needs. In one week alone, more than four million people started Amazon Prime free trials or paid memberships, according to a news release. More than one billion items were ordered from small businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide over the holiday season. From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, nearly 140 million items were...

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Amazon’s ‘robust’ holiday sales spell earnings beat, 2018 expansion: Analyst

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Dec 2017

Amazon’s ‘robust’ holiday sales spell earnings beat, 2018 expansion: Analyst

Amazon’s robust holiday sales bode well for a fourth-quarter beat and show the e-commerce giant’s “significant momentum” heading into 2018, according to one Wall Street firm. GBH Insights reiterated its “highly attractive” rating for Amazon shares, citing the growing success of the company’s Prime membership platform. “Our surveys continue to indicate that Prime membership remains the ‘golden jewel’ of the Bezos empire as our current estimate of...

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Amazon set for ‘record-breaking’ holiday season with nearly half of online sales

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Nov 2017

Amazon set for ‘record-breaking’ holiday season with nearly half of online sales

Almost half of all online shopping will be on Amazon this holiday season, cementing Jeff Bezos’s commercial grip over one of the most important seasons, according to one analyst. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey said Amazon’s ever-broadening product selection and the popular shift toward online shopping will lead to big profit for the e-commerce giant. In a note to clients, analyst Youssef Squali argued that the current Adobe projections...

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Amazon Has a Risky Strategy for Cutting Prices This Holiday Season

06

Nov 2017

Amazon Has a Risky Strategy for Cutting Prices This Holiday Season

If you find more goods than usual on Amazon are discounted as the holiday season starts, that may not be because the sellers have chosen to cut their prices. Instead, as The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, Amazon itself has started briefly discounting certain items sold by sellers, by as much as 9%. This only seems to apply to third-party sellers who ship their products through Amazon’s distribution centers....

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