Friday’s e-links: Today we share a podcast series that focuses solely on Amazon–from its origin to current issues that range from drones to trust.
Deciding between artificial and real Christmas tree purchases, we can contemplate convenience, tradition, health, and even our cats.
From the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, our expectations for fast letter and package delivery have changed considerably.
Sweden had unusually low Amazon numbers in the 2017 PwC global retail survey. In Sweden just 13% of all product searches start with Amazon. For the U.S. that number is 45%. Wondering about the difference, I started to do a…
Just like there’s no such thing as a free lunch, for consumers, retailers and shippers, there’s no such thing as free shipping.
Maybe 20% of all online prices change daily. Some even change every few minutes. When the Wall Street Journal compared Amazon, Sears and Best Buy, they saw intraday prices bounce between a low of $744.46 and a high of $899.99: The year…
With “click to plop” in just 13 minutes, last week’s totally automated Amazon drone delivery to a real customer can create huge cost savings.
Knowing that Amazon’s list prices will soon disappear from most of their ads, we can ask Nobel laureate Danial Kahneman how they affected us.