Amazon's global growth slows in Q3, later Diwali cited as a factor

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth ....

26 October, 2018

Indian state govts adopting cloud faster than US counterparts: Amazon Web Services

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian state governments are adopting cloud way faster than US counterparts, news agency IANS reported, citing an executive from ....

21 September, 2018
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How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Amazon releases software development kit to integrate voice control into cars

Shweta Sharma

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon on Thursday announced an open-source release of Alexa Auto SDK (software development kit) for developers ....

10 August, 2018

Amazon Q2 profit soars to record on cloud computing, advertising

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc forecast strong fall sales and posted a profit that was double Wall Street targets on Thursday thanks to the retailer's ....

27 July, 2018

Amazon and Google lead global smart speaker market: Strategy Analytics

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and internet giant Google accounted for 70% of the global smart speaker shipments in the first quarter of ....

18 May, 2018
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Amazon pumps nearly $400 mn into Indian arm ahead of Walmart-Flipkart deal

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce giant Amazon has pumped Rs 2,600 crore (around $393 million) into its Indian unit ahead of local rival's Flipkart ....

9 May, 2018

Microsoft to set up data centres in Middle East amid cloud war with Amazon 

Anirban Ghoshal

In a bid to step up its game against Jeff Bezos-led Amazon's cloud subsidiary Amazon Web Services (AWS), Satya Nadella-led ....

15 March, 2018

Amazon acquires video doorbell maker Ring

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led e-commerce giant Amazon has acquired Ring, a maker of internet-connected doorbells and cameras, pushing more deeply ....

28 February, 2018

Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018
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Amazon’s cloud unit buys cybersecurity startup founded by ex-NSA workers

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc., has acquired cybersecurity startup ....

24 January, 2018

Exclusive: Amazon elevates India head Amit Agarwal

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com, Inc. has elevated India chief Amit Agarwal to senior vice president (SVP), making him one of the few SVPs ....

16 March, 2017

Amazon plans to launch brick-and-mortar food outlets in India

Binu Paul

Ecommerce major Amazon has sought the Indian government's approval to open food-only physical outlets combined with an online ....

16 February, 2017

'Large' India investment weighs on Amazon Inc's bottom line

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon Inc's loss from international business widened to $487 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2016 compared ....

3 February, 2017

Flipkart, Amazon drop $1 bn Souq acquisition bid: Report

Team TC

US-based Amazon.com Inc and Indian online retailer Flipkart have dropped a bid to acquire Middle East-based horizontal e-commerce ....

18 January, 2017

You can now sell used goods on Amazon India

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon India has introduced peer-to-peer sales of used goods, wherein a user can sell products on its platform by registering ....

3 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Amazon in pole position as revenue surges, capital flows in

Binu Paul

When Amazon looks back at its journey in India, 2016 might stand out as the year when it turned the tables on arch-rival Flipkart. ....

29 December, 2016

Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon is planning to ramp up its investment in India in the new year as it continues to take on home-grown e-commerce players ....

22 December, 2016

Amazon injects $296 mn more into India unit

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com Inc has invested Rs 2,010 crore ($296 million) more in its India unit as it intensifies competition with ....

20 December, 2016

Amazon claims first successful drone delivery in just 13 minutes

Priya Singh

Amazon completed its first successful drone delivery last week in Cambridge in flat 13 minutes of placing the order. The delivery ....

15 December, 2016

Amazon rolls out Launchpad to support startups in India

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com Inc's India subsidiary has launched its global programme for startups, Amazon Launchpad, in the country. Indian ....

6 December, 2016