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Jason Del Rey / Vox:
Sources: Walmart+, a $98/year Amazon Prime rival, will launch in July, with same-day delivery, discounts at Walmart gas stations, reserved delivery slots, more   —  After announcing a number of improvements to its online shopping experience, Walmart is now taking aim at Amazon Prime membership.
Jul 7, 2020, 11:55 AMIn context
Carrie Mihalcik / CNET:
Report: Amazon is moving Prime Day again to October, after first moving it to September, amid concerns over how coronavirus spikes may impact the supply chain   —  Amazon's annual Prime Day sale is being delayed to October amid concerns over how coronavirus spikes may impact the supply chain …
Jul 2, 2020, 2:35 PMIn context
Karen Weise / New York Times:
Sources: while Amazon has pushed its annual Prime Day to September, the company is preparing for an earlier “Summer Sale” to let brands sell excess inventory   —  After losing some online shoppers to rivals during the pandemic, the retail giant is turning back to faster shipping times and big sales.
May 22, 2020, 11:55 AMIn context
Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon has decided to move its annual Prime Day event to September and has started allowing unlimited nonessential goods shipments to warehouses   —  E-commerce giant also allows nonessential goods shipments, indication of wider variety of products  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -.25% …
May 21, 2020, 10:20 AMIn context
Reuters:
Internal docs: Amazon to postpone Prime Day at least until August, expects a potential $100M hit from excess devices it may now have to sell at a discount   —  (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is postponing its major summer shopping event Prime Day at least until August and expects potentially …
Apr 3, 2020, 2:15 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Kaspersky says Google's TAG links DarkHotel, a S. Korean hacking group with gov ties, to attacks on N. Koreans; 0-day exploits demonstrate rare sophistication   —  South Korea is a prime suspect for exploiting the secret software vulnerabilities in a sophisticated espionage campaign.
Mar 26, 2020, 7:40 PMIn context
Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:
Universal Pictures to offer $19.99 online rentals for some new movies, currently in theaters, and do the same for an upcoming DreamWorks film on its release day   —  In light of the movie theaters being brought to a standstill, Universal Pictures is changing the game.
Mar 16, 2020, 5:25 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
An overview of the COVID-19-related work Google is doing, and how it falls far short of the comprehensive testing system implied by President Trump on Friday   —  ‘Neither one of the announcements were ready for prime time,’ one official told the Washington Post
Mar 15, 2020, 1:13 PMIn context
Matt Day / Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon nixed proposals that indicated the environmental impact of shipping choices, including a “Green” delivery option, to avoid alienating shoppers   —  A few years ago, Amazon.com Inc.'s quick delivery team debated doing something radical for the e-commerce giant: asking shoppers to consider the environment.
Mar 5, 2020, 7:55 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
Amazon says it will speed up same-day delivery for Prime members in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Orlando, and Dallas thanks to newly built smaller warehouses   —  Amazon today unveiled its latest initiative to speed up delivery times on millions of items for its growing cadre of Prime members.
Mar 3, 2020, 12:15 PMIn context

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