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Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colo. Boxes move down a conveyor belt during a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center, in Aurora, Colo. More than 1,000 full-time associates work in the Aurora facility, which opened in September 2017, and is one of more than 100 such fulfillment centers scattered across North AmericaAmazon Colorado - 03 May 2018

Business Features

WWD Viewpoint: Personal, Primed and Ready

Amazon Prime Day is fueled by savvy deals, but it’s the emotional connection with shoppers that makes the online giant so formidable.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos attends the Axel Springer Award 2018, in Berlin, Germany, 24 April 2018. Amazon CEO Bezos, who also owns US newspaper 'Washington Post', is awarded with the Axel Springer Award. Axel Springer SE is one of the largest digital publishing houses in Europe and owner of numerous multimedia news brands.Jeff Bezos receives the Axel Springer Award, Berlin, Germany - 24 Apr 2018

Technology

Amazon’s Big Lead Is Growing Even More

The company’s massive business dwarfs the competition, according to a new report.

clock July 13, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

This Company Wants to Bring Cashierless Retail to More Stores

Trigo Vision came out of stealth to spread the Amazon Go premise around to other retailers.

clock July 13, 2018Adriana Lee

One Click's analysis of Amazon's health and personal care and beauty second-quarter business.

Beauty Features

One Click Retail Delves Into Amazon’s Beauty Business

Health and personal care and beauty sales rose 30 percent in the second quarter of 2018 versus the same period last year, according to One Click Retail.

clock July 13, 2018Faye Brookman

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Technology

Why Retailers Should Watch the Snap-Amazon Partnership

Snap’s reportedly working on a new visual search feature that surfaces products from Amazon’s marketplace. Here’s why it matters.

clock July 12, 2018Adriana Lee

This, photo shows applications on an iPhone clockwise from top left, Target, Amazon, Sephora, JCPenny, Walmart, in New York. Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital wallets and augmented realityNerdWallet Shopping Apps, New York, USA - 07 Feb 2018

Technology

Amazon Prime Day and a Half Expected to Set Record at $3.4B

The digital behemoth’s signature shopping day is anticipated to break records.

clock July 9, 2018Sharon Edelson

This, photo shows applications on an iPhone clockwise from top left, Target, Amazon, Sephora, JCPenny, Walmart, in New York. Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital wallets and augmented realityNerdWallet Shopping Apps, New York, USA - 07 Feb 2018

Retail

Amazon’s Pre-Prime Day Deals Heavy on Apparel

The web giant’s lead-up deals to Prime Day include steep discounts on private-label clothing and accessories.

clock July 5, 2018Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

Walmart Removes Anti-Trump Apparel From Web Site

Retail giant succumbs to pressure, removes offending products from its web site.

clock July 3, 2018Sharon Edelson

Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colo. Boxes move down a conveyor belt during a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center, in Aurora, Colo. More than 1,000 full-time associates work in the Aurora facility, which opened in September 2017, and is one of more than 100 such fulfillment centers scattered across North AmericaAmazon Colorado - 03 May 2018

Technology

A Bigger Amazon Prime Day With Many Firsts

The digital giant is expanding scope and length of sale.

clock July 3, 2018Sharon Edelson

A car drives by the entrance of a Kohl's department store in Orlando, Fla. Kohl's Corp. reports earnings Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017Earns Kohls, Orlando, USA - 22 Aug 2017

Financial

Immigration Debate Collides With Retail Employment

As retailers search for workers, one of their key lobbyists is bemoaning the state of U.S. immigration policy.

clock June 29, 2018Evan Clark

Amazon.com An Amazon.com package sits in a UPS truck in Palo Alto, Calif. As of 2014, the company is the biggest online retailer in the U.S., commanding about 20 percent of all e-commerceSmart Spending Avoiding Amazon, Palo Alto, USA

Technology

Amazon to Help People Start Package Delivery Businesses

Amazon needs help shuttling boxes, so its growing an army of independently owned delivery businesses.

clock June 28, 2018Adriana Lee

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Retail

Nickelodeon: Research Leads to Disruptive Retail Strategies

While big clients like Walmart, Target and Amazon are the foundation of Nickelodeon’s licensing business, midtier and specialty partnerships have their roles to play too.

clock June 27, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Financial

WWD List: 7 Ways to Solve Fashion’s Fit Problem

Matching size and shopper is an age-old challenge in fashion that a new generation is taking on.

clock June 27, 2018Adriana Lee and Evan Clark

Jet.com's New York Favorites shop.

Technology

Jet.com Sharpens Focus for Fall

E-commerce site’s mission includes upgrading the assortment and improving service.

clock June 26, 2018Sharon Edelson

The Supreme Court building is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court, rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law. But the court said it could revisit the issue as the November elections approachSupreme Court Voter ID Texas, Washington, USA

Legal

Supreme Court Opens Door to E-commerce Sales Tax

The court overturned its 1992 ruling that forced e-commerce firms to collect sales tax only in states where they had a physical presence.

clock June 22, 2018Evan Clark

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