Baidu’s AI-powered Raven R aims to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

Chinese tech giant Baidu’s latest bet on industry of things (IoT) is a result of its aim to give users a ‘sci-fi’ experience. In what can be seen as an attempt to rival the Amazon Echo and Google Home, the Chinese multi-billion dollar company, Baidu, has unveiled its latest set of AI hardware: a home […]

Bitcoin,Litecoin,Ethereum: Amazon Coin is shaking up cryptocurrency markets

Bitcoin’s price has skyrocketed to unprecedented figure over the past several weeks while other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin or Ethereum have failed to keep its price in check. After the rumours that Amazon will accept cryptocurrency as a payment option, Bitcoin reached new record high of $7,350. However, other cryptocurrencies, in particular Litecoin and Ethereum, struggled to keep up […]

Starbucks teams up with Amazon Video Direct for Upstanders Season 2

Starbucks just announced that its original content series, Upstanders, will be returning October 10th for its second season. With new content partners Amazon Prime Video and Audible, Upstanders Season 2 features eleven stories, in video and audiobook form, about everyday Americans who are doing extraordinary and courageous things to create positive change in their communities. […]

Report: data, AI and the IoT will dominate the future of Ecommerce

From all recent indications, the future of e-commerce will undergo vast changes in the coming years.  Brands and retailers who want to succeed in this new landscape will need to turn to technology — specifically AI and the IoT — to learn about their customers and, in turn, build deep and lasting consumer relationships, according […]

How video ads on Facebook,Amazon and YouTube are taking over online advertising

In recent years, the biggest shift in the digital sphere has, without a doubt, been the domination of video across the internet. Digital video now accounts for 74 percent of all online traffic and over 55 percent of people watch online videos every day. Among the younger generations of consumers, online video — especially mobile — […]

Brands are ditching direct-to-consumer ecommerce model

Brands are migrating investment in site direct-to-consumer e-commerce features to merchandising efforts on major retailer platforms such as Amazon or Best Buy, a new research has found. According to the newly-released L2 Inc consumer electronics report, over the last three years, 13 percent of L2 Index brands have removed direct-to-consumer e-commerce functionality from their brand […]

Shopping trends: 72.1% of shoppers will turn to Amazon first this holiday season

The holiday season is fast approaching and a new survey reveals insights into how shoppers will hunt for products and what trends retailers should be aware of in order to capitalize on the end of the year retail boom. The study, commissioned by CPC Strategy and carried out by the independent research firm Survata, surveyed […]

Amazon develops new AI that can predict the latest fashion trends

Amazon has developed a new AI system that will allow it to predict and potentially help shape the latest trends in fashion. The machine learning system, built by Amazon’s developers, will analyze social media posts and the limited information they offer — like clothing tags or labels — to determine what is fashionable or soon to […]

Top 10 Trending Products to Sell on Amazon in 2018

Every year millions of new products being added to Amazon, the largest online retailer by a large margin. But the fact is that very few of those become best-sellers. Before we dive into our list of trending products that we believe will flourish and domtinate Amazon’s listings in 2018, let’s take a closer look at some […]

Flippa to launch Amazon FBA marketplace

Flippa is to launch a new Amazon FBA marketplace, allowing buyers to view Amazon FBA businesses for sale and for sellers to quickly list their asset for sale in front of over 600,000 buyers. Amazon FBA marketplace is just one of many platform features, that will be available to Flippa’s users. “Users have been able […]