Month: March 2020

How Amazon Is Using AI To Simplify Consumers’ Shopping Experience

We are living in 2020 now so it seems fitting to discuss what’s been going on with AI as it relates to e-commerce. Artificial intelligence is a big topic right now and it makes sense companies are embracing it. Amazon has recently incorporated AI solutions to streamline the customer journey.  Amazon Go Stores Two years ago Amazon opened its first Amazon Go store to the public in Seattle. Now there are 26 stores throughout Seattle,…

The Ultimate Amazon Rivalry

Last March, there was a big disruption when Amazon didn’t place POs (purchase orders) for a large percentage of vendors. Products went out of stock, which was extremely stressful for brands. Rumors began that this was an early sign that Amazon was forcing Vendor Central brands bringing in under $10 million in shipped COGS (cost of goods sold) to Seller Central. Another rumor was that Amazon was merging the two into a new platform called…