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Amazon Debuts Grocery Stores Without Cashiers

Hamed Wardak, Entrepreneur Self-checkout remains a controversial topic for shoppers at many different chain stores, big box, and grocers. Some customers love the convenience of self-checkout, while others see it as a way for brands to save money by cutting jobs. Still others resent being asked to “work” while paying for their merchandise. Despite the…

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Blockchain Domains Investing Book Free On Amazon Kindle

CommPRO Editorial Staff Search results for Blockchain Domains reading options, inside the Amazon Kindle Store returns a list of best sellers. Uply Media, Inc leading publisher today announced the number one title “Blockchain Domains Investing Secrets: Tap Into Cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Crypto-Assets New Internet and Digital Asset Class, Marketplace Worth Trillions,” will be available for free…

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Newton Project, a Blockchain Amazon is Going to Huobi Prime

CommPRO Editorial Staff Newton Project (token: NEW) today announced its Huobi Prime 2nd launch. Newton Project is the infrastructure for the community economy, whose vision is to create a freer, fairer, and more open global economy by providing a better means for community governance, collaboration, and motivation. Huobi Prime is a selective token listing channel…

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Take that Critics: Amazon Hits Back with a Salary Bump for all US Employees

David Diaz, Executive, Davenport Laroche “Today I want to give credit where credit is due,” Senator Bernie Sanders declared this week, “what Mr. Bezos has done today is not only enormously important for Amazon’s hundreds of thousands of employees, it could well be, and I think it will be, a shot heard around the world.”  Sanders,…

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Amazon Fires Back at Criticism of Warehouse Conditions

Adam Jiwan, Technology Entrepreneur Bernie Sanders is fired up. His surrogate just won the Democratic nomination for the governorship of Florida, and his influence on the left side of politics seems to be growing, especially on social media.  Recently, on Twitter, Sanders went after one of the world’s biggest and most powerful companies, criticizing Amazon publicly…

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Amazon Ramping up Advertising Business

Mark Angelo, CEO, Yorkville Advisors Amazon is best known for being most consumers’ go-to when they want to buy just about anything online. But, even as retail sales continue to be a big positive for the company, ad revenue is adding to their bottom line in a big way. According to recent reports, advertising revenue is…

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Amazon Cutting Jobs After Major Business Bids

Mark Angelo, CEO, Yorkville Advisors For months now, the international commercial market has wondered which city would “win” the next Amazon commercial complex. As the list grew smaller, the headlines grew more frequent. You could feel the electric anticipation. Last month, the list was narrowed down to 20 top contenders, and the world continued to wonder.…

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Barnes & Noble Showing Signs of Cracking Under Amazon Pressure

Mark Angelo, CEO, Yorkville Advisors Barnes & Noble, the big box bookseller that has outlasted nearly all of its competition, seems to, finally, be experiencing some of the sales drag that doomed predecessors like Borders and Waldenbooks.  Recent media reports say sales at the chain have fallen about 8 percent, leading to massive losses. Sure, eight percent…

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Netflix Goes After Amazon in India

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Amazon has experienced a rocky road in India, but the company is getting its bearings. Now it will have to fend off a direct assault from streaming rival, Netflix. The king of streaming is doing its best to gobble up market share, introducing two new programs specifically for the Indian market. Erik…

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR It appears Jeff Bezos is about to expand his empire, as Amazon will soon have a much bigger footprint in the grocery business. Amazon will purchase Whole Foods for a reported $13.7 billion in cash. Yes, cash. Early reports say current CEO John Mackey will continue to helm Whole Foods, at least through…

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Deep Dive into How Amazon Uses Brand Storytelling to Inspire Investment

Communicating brand value to executives and investors isn’t about splashy websites or luxurious launch events. Instead, it is about storytelling, using a narrative to add value to existing perceptions that can either be backed up by your current product or supported by your prospective plans. “You’re not going to get anywhere today if you don’t…

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Three Lessons Marketers can Learn from Amazon Prime Day

By Jeff Navach, Vice President of Marketing, MediaAlpha A year ago, Amazon launched its first attempt at Christmas in July, kicking off the inaugural Prime Day as a sort of summer sale to end all summer sales. Many pundits were skeptical at such a brash offering; rolling Black Friday and Cyber Monday into one day, months before…

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Amazon Prime Days Shows Us Why Customer Experience Matters

By David Jones , Director of Sales Engineering and APM Evangelism, Dynatrace Amazon Prime Day. It’s like Christmas in July. Each summer there is a lot of hoopla around the one-day shopping extravaganza, when millions take to their devices in search of stellar summer deals. For Amazon, it’s a genius approach for not only clearing out…

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Competition Gets “Primed” Ahead of Amazon’s 2016 Prime Day

A CommPRO News Update New analysis from Market Track, LLC, a provider of advertising, promotions, pricing and eCommerce intelligence solutions, found that Amazon’s pricing for top sellers in high-demand categories like TVs, video games, and tablets were lower on Black Friday 2015 than on the inaugural Prime Day. In their analysis of Amazon’s 2015 Prime Day…

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Amazon Announces Original Family Music Lineup Available for Prime Members

A CommPRO News Update Amazon announced today that customers and Prime members in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan now have access to original music for the entire family with the release of the album Novelties from Recess Monkey. The latest album from the Seattle trio, Jack Forman, Drew Holloway and Korum Bischoff, features…

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Do You Have a Leadership Presence?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence is a blending of attitudes, qualities, and behaviors that send all the right signals and makes you stand out from your peers. But leadership presence isn’t automatically assigned to you because you have a leadership title, advanced technical skills, or a high-level of leadership potential — and it’s not…

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