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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon will invest $3B in its Indian operations, bringing total planned investment in India to $5B since 2014   —  The announcement brings the e-commerce gaint's total planned investment to $5 billion  —  Amazon.com Inc. plans to invest an additional $3 billion into India …
Jun 8, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Jeff Bezos says Amazon is planning more physical stores and new services for Prime, during annual shareholder meeting   —  CEO Jeff Bezos didn't specify how the company would add to the unlimited shipping service  —  Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Tuesday promised more retail stores …
May 18, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon's Lab126 hardware unit is working on an Alexa-powered device featuring a tablet-like computer screen, known internally as “Knight”   —  The retailer is pushing to incorporate its robotic voice assistant in daily tasks like opening garage doors
May 17, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Amazon to debut new lines of private label products, including perishable foods and household items, for Prime members only in coming weeks   —  The first of the brands could appear on the company's website in coming weeks  —  Amazon.com Inc. in the coming weeks is set to roll …
May 15, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to offer $8.99/month stand-alone video streaming option in US; Prime membership to be offered monthly for first time for $10.99/month in US   —  Amazon Ups the Ante on Streaming Video  —  New stand-alone option for its service is direct challenge to rival Netflix
Apr 17, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Source: new higher-end Kindle will be thinner and come with a rechargeable case for extended battery life, and a solar-powered case is in development   —  Amazon to Release New Kindle With Rechargeable Protective Case  —  Solar-charged Kindle case also being developed
Apr 5, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Instacart cuts commissions for couriers by 50%, reduces fees per drop-off to $1.50 from $4 in SF, LA, and some other metro areas   —  Grocery-Delivery Startup Instacart Cuts Pay for Couriers  —  Instacart is the latest on-demand startup to try to contain costs in a tighter funding environment
Mar 11, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Same-day delivery startup Deliv raises $28M Series B led by UPS   —  Same-Day Delivery Startup Deliv Gets Funding Boost From UPS  —  For United Parcel Service, investment is an opportunity to observe a market in which it doesn't yet compete  —  Same-day delivery startup Deliv Inc. is getting …
Feb 24, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google expands its same-day delivery service to fresh groceries starting in San Francisco and Los Angeles, $35 minimum order   —  Google Launches Fresh-Grocery Deliveries  —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google is expanding its same-day delivery service to fresh groceries, the latest example …
Feb 17, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to open 300-400 brick-and-mortar bookstores, said mall operator GGP's CEO, who later issued statement that he didn't “intend to represent Amazon's plans”   —  Amazon Plans Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says  —  The Seattle company plans as many as 400 bookstores …
Feb 2, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context

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