Category Archives: amzn

Dec 31 2008

AMZN: Ops Excellence

Amazon's fufillment system is mind-bogglingly good. So good, I only notice it when buying elsewhere.

Apr 23 2007

Cheaper Than Free: -$5 Shipping at AMZN's

Shipping isn't really free, even when retailers price it at zero. Amazon raises (lowers?) the bar again, with negative $5 shipping for the launch. The direct marketing industry shudders.

Jan 27 2007

Amazon Places Keywords in URLS

When the world's largest web retailer begins placing product names in urls for organic SEO benefit, that is noteworthy.

Jan 19 2007

AMZN Posts Strong Holiday '06 Sales

According to DMNews, Amazon reported holiday 2006 sales up 26%, an all-time company record.