Amazon’s Launchpad Could Be the All-in-One Ecommerce Starter Kit

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Entrepreneurs love drop shipping as a business model: It’s easy enough to figure out that one person can be their own research team, buyer, and salesperson. And plenty of services exist to help with different aspects: Product Hunt helps you get traction and Shopify lets…


A History of Amazon’s Acquisitions [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 23, 2016 at 11:00 am

One way successful companies continue being successful is through acquisitions. These are often seen as win-win situations for both the acquired and the ones that are doing the acquiring. While it’s not the only exit strategy out there – and there were actually less of this…


Amazon to Introduce Portable Echo Speaker

By | Jan 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The ecommerce giant Amazon is making double the efforts on voice-controlled hardware, which is part of the broader ambition of the Seattle retailer to overtake its competitors by introducing digital assistants that can become a part of everyday life. In the next few weeks,…


5 Ways to Defend Small Business From Amazon

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Amazon is still looking to sell more than any other retailer in the oncoming holiday season. It’s old news, but mom and pop stores, even brick and mortar stores in general are suffering more than ever. If you’re an Amazon service subscriber, be it…


Amazon’s Dramatic Changes Make Authors Fight Back

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

Recently, Amazon has made unprecedented moves in order to clean up their Kindle Direct Publishing system and in turn has most self-publishers worried. Amazon Strikes Back Back in April 2015, in an attempt to stop fake reviews, Amazon filed a suit against the owner…



Amazon is Already on Top, Why Keep Innovating?

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

To the everyday consumer, Amazon is known as a online retail giant and digital bookstore. Whether you’re looking for next semester’s books or plastic utensils to stock the breakroom, Amazon has it all. Despite the unlimited products offered, Amazon is also leading the way…


How the Amazon Sellers’ Market Grew in 2014

By | Mar 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

Amazon’s operational results for the year of 2014 are out, and show some positive results for the company and, especially, for the third-party sellers. Amazon delivered about 5 billion items last year, with over 40% of the sales of its products being made by…


Women on Company Boards Saw Increase in 2014

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

It seems that company boards are becoming less of an old-school boys’ club. While men still make up a majority of that populace, women are slowly increasing their numbers on corporate boards. According to the report from Catalyst, a nonprofit research organization that tracks…


Here Are the Top Feeder Schools You Should Attend If You Want a Job at Google, Apple, or Facebook

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

As the spring semester approaches, college students across the country are all likely busily brushing up their resumes and diligently applying and interviewing for jobs at some of the top companies in the world. I remember it fondly, from both friends and random people…


Amazon Prime Saw 10M New Customers This Holiday Season

By | Dec 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Although I didn’t get the new Kindle Voyage this Christmas, surely hundreds or even thousands of people out there in world got one of those sweet e-readers. The Verge has reported that Amazon Prime saw a huge increase in new customers during this holiday…


The Top 20 Most Popular Websites: 1996 to the Present [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Dec 26, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 1996 to 2002, AOL was the most popular website on the Internet. At the end of 2013, it surprisingly hadn’t fallen too far away from the top echelons of the Internet’s many websites – placing right behind Facebook in the top five. In a…


14 Startups to Help You Survive the Winter Holiday Season

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

The winter holiday season is always stressful: from the weather to the wide expanse of time surrounded by family, really there’s no reprieve around this time of the year. I mean, come on, Christmas shopping? What the hell? When did we come up with…


Did Cyber Monday 2014 Surpass 2 Billion Dollar Mark?

By | Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 am

As reported by Adobe based on aggregated and anonymous data from Monday: “Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today released its 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping data for Cyber Monday. Total online sales came in at $2.65 billion, up 16 percent compared to 2013. The top 25 retailers, who…


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Zappos Pop-Up Shop is First-of-its-Kind Experience Opening this Weekend

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 11:19 am

In a pairing that represents a shift in the retail world, Zappos has announced the Zappos Pop-Up Shop powered by ShopWithMe. In Downtown Las Vegas, The Western Hotel has once again been transformed by Tony Hsieh, this time to create a shopping experience that’s magical in…