Amazon has become inspired by Prime’s offers for free delivery within two days against online purchases for more than $100. Instead of spending more for shipping, Amazon is slowly approaching towards own delivery system through purchasing trucks and building own warehouses. These efforts have engaged current assets and narrow down fourth quarter profit. But 26% rise in yearly sales indicates a very different outlook.
Amazon.com Inc. has surpassed Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in market value. This comes after the online retailer reported revenues and profits exceeding Wall Street expectations for the second quarter ending June 30.
After years of giving investors the cold shoulder, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is starting to warm up to Wall Street. The No. 1 U.S. online retailer was unusually forthcoming during its fourth-quarter earnings call on Thursday, saying it will break out results this year, for the first time, for its fast-growing cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services.
American e-commerce giant Amazon.com rumors that it was planning to launch a free and ad-supported TV and music streaming service, after rumors about the supposed free service spread ahead of a scheduled New York conference.
Online shopping website Amazon is set to dominate this holiday season, rising above other ecommerce rivals and traditional retailers and hitting a 54% increase in its stock this year.