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Amazon is Google’s Biggest Competitor

Back in 2014, former Google CEO and current Alphabet Chairman, Eric Schmidt, told a live audience in Berlin that his company’s biggest search competitor was not Bing or Yahoo. It was Amazon.

Responses to Amazon Lowering Whole Food Prices That We Love

Today, Amazon broke the Internet when it announced that it was reducing list prices at recently-acquired Whole Foods by upwards of 40%. (Insert your own Whole Paycheck joke here.) Amazon also recently announced that it would offer perks to Prime members (which, as of this posting, have only been alluded to and not officially outlined as of yet).

Brands: Here’s Your Ammunition Against the Online Price Wars

In March, this piece in Recode about the price war between Amazon and Walmart caught our eye. This quote in particular cuts right to the pain point that many brands and sellers are still feeling right now:

Content Analytics' First Mover Report: See Your Pricing the Exact Same Way the Retailers Do.

 

Content Analytics' First Mover Report Levels the Playing Field.

There is no greater market research tool than pure observation. Watching our customers manage big problems and listening to them when they explain what obstacles they face in the online retail space is the best homework we do. We ask a lot of questions, and then we listen to answers, especially about what kind of tools companies...

Amazon and Nike: A Marriage Made for Male Millennials

Just last week, Nike and Amazon announced a mega partnership. If you missed the news: an analyst at Goldman on Wednesday hinted that Nike is considering selling its products directly on Amazon. Nike was previously only available on the retail giant’s platform through third-party sellers. On the heels of Amazon’s multitude of recent moves, this alignment points to the company’s Prime Wardrobe...

Amazon and Whole Foods: Hype vs. Facts

Moments like this are rare in our business: last week, even in an era full of dramatic news cycles, nothing garnered more attention than Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.

Amazon May Decide How You Buy Groceries

The story of the day, and maybe one of the most important of 2017, is that Amazon just agreed to purchase Whole Foods for $13.4 billion. This comes in the wake of Whole Foods’ investors looking for some leadership changes, namely because of dipping market share and plummeting stock prices. Amazon agreed to pay $42/share (a nice 27% boost from its current trading value) and, for now, will keep ...

Bricks to Clicks Podcast: eCommerce & Amazon Expert, Melissa Burdick

In this episode, David talks with eCommerce & Amazon expert and consultant, Melissa Burdick. Listen to Melissa talk about the challenges that some large brands have with the transition from offline to online and what they can do to start winning online. Dave and Melissa also discuss the current Amazon price war, ways to structure your organization for eCommerce success, and what retailers are...

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