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Big Things Are Coming for Amazon Audio Ads

Podcasts are becoming mainstream and, as always, Amazon is not one to sleep. Last year, the retail giant acquired popular podcast network Wondery with the ultimate goal of capturing more ad dollars from marketers. With podcast advertising hitting $1 billion in ad sales last year, Amazon

Amazon Posts: 3 New Features You Need to Know

Since the beta launch of Amazon Posts over a year ago, Amazon continuously rolls out new improvements to the platform. We outlined a few of those updates in our post How Amazon Posts Can Boost Brand Awareness, but new and improved features have surfaced. Today,

Amazon Prime x Thursday Night Football

Thursday Night Football games will now be exclusively offered on Amazon Prime Video starting in the fall of 2023. This momentous shift is the first exclusive step by a major sport away from traditional cable TV, which has increasingly relied on sports viewers in the

Amazon Releases Creative Asset Library

Amazon released a new tool within the A+ content builder called the Creative Asset Library. An archive of all A+ images you’ve uploaded in the past, the new feature makes optimizing product listings a whole lot easier. Instead of taking the time to re-upload A+

Amazon Fresh: Diversifying Grocery Business With New Expansion

When it comes to groceries, Amazon’s ambitions are big. Not only does the retail giant own Whole Foods, but it plans to open close to 100 locations — at least — of Amazon Fresh stores worldwide. Amazon Fresh is Amazon’s grocery chain that offers low price

The Growth of Amazon’s Fashion Footprint

Amazon’s reputation varies among fashion brands. Knockoffs sold on the site have scared off high-profile brands like Nike; nonetheless, Amazon has become a dominant force in the online apparel space, thanks to new fashion initiatives and tech capabilities. In this blog post, we take a

Amazon’s Battle Against Climate Change

Ever since Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge with Global Optimism in 2019, the retail giant has committed to several eco initiatives over the past couple of years in order to reach their goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. In this blog post, we cover

Amazon Launches Build It – A Crowd-Funding Program

With Amazon’s new Build It program, whatever you wish is their command.  Last month, Amazon launched Build It, a Day 1 Additions program that lets customers crowd-source the products Amazon produces. In the past, the marketplace released many products with Alexa that never took off, but

Amazon DSP: 6 New Features You Need to Know

Amazon’s demand-side platform (DSP) allows advertisers to influence shoppers by programmatically buying ad placements at scale. Displayed across multiple mediums, brands can present their products at the right moment in the consumer purchase journey through specific interest-based audience segments.  Read More: Amazon 101: Understanding the Amazon

The Evolution of Amazon Live

On February 16th, 2021, Mitsubishi released their newest SUV. While there wasn’t the excitement of an in-person auto show reveal due to the pandemic, there was the next best thing: Amazon Live. Viewers around the US tuned in to watch the big launch on Amazon’s

Amazon’s Q4 Strikes Big at $126 Billion in Revenue

Last Tuesday (February 2, 2021) Amazon dropped some big news: The company crossed a milestone of more than $100 billion in revenue for a single quarter with $125.56 billion in sales during Q4 2020. The announcement was made in Amazon’s Q4 Earnings Report, making headlines in news

Travel the World Virtually with Amazon Explore

Nostalgic about the days you could explore ancient ruins or peruse local boutiques from around the world? Wish you could learn how to make homemade pasta from a local Italian chef? With Amazon Explore, “the world is at your fingertips” — right from the comfort

Amazon Removes Comment Feature on Product Reviews

Amazon is an ever-changing beast. The latest: removing the Amazon reviews feature that lets brands comment on product reviews. On Wednesday, December 16th, an email from Amazon Services went out to sellers announcing the shut-down of the feature, citing lack of use as an explanation and

E-Commerce in the Time of Covid-19

To say that we’re living in unprecedented times is an understatement. Life as we know it has been virtually upended because of Covid-19 and great uncertainty lies ahead of us. We’ve seen overnight transformation in response to this period of isolation and uncertainty – one major

Amazon Announces Upcoming Launch in Sweden

After years of speculation, Amazon has officially started preparations for opening their doors in Sweden. Expected to launch next year, Amazon Sweden is the company’s first step in establishing a local presence in the Nordic countries. Swedish consumers can already shop through Amazon websites in other