Tagged: Amazon

5-star phonies: Inside the fake Amazon review complex

Fake reviews have been an issue for Amazon since its inception, but the problem appears to have intensified in 2015, when Amazon.com began to court Chinese sellers. To its credit, Amazon has sued more than 1,000 third-party fake review sites to date and is quick to act when links to fraudulent products come to light. Read More: thehustle.co

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In What Areas Do Digital Commerce Leaders Think They Can Beat Amazon?

Although one-third of digital commerce leaders see Amazon as their main competitor, there are some who think that Amazon has areas of weakness they can exploit, per a recent report from Wunderman Thompson Commerce. Despite acting as a barrier to many digital commerce businesses, 61% of the more than 500 US and UK senior digital commerce decision-makers surveyed have confidence that they can compete directly with Amazon, as they see areas where Amazon does not do well. Read More: www.marketingcharts.com

Amazon's Forecast Share of US Digital Ad Spending

Amazon Forecast to Account for 1 in 10 US Ad Dollars in 2021

Amazon is estimated to account for 7.6% of the total US digital ad spend this year. In dollar terms, Amazon’s US ad revenues are predicted to be about 70% higher in 2021 than this year, and more than twice last year’s total. Read More: www.marketingcharts.com

Digiday Research: Marketers are increasingly advertising on retail sites

Our latest Digiday+ Research report, done with our sister site, Modern Retail, surveyed brands, retailers and agencies to look at the state of retail media. Digiday and Modern Retail surveyed retailers, brands and agencies to figure out how they were using various channels, how they used retail advertising, and their thoughts on Amazon. Read More: digiday.com

Amazon and Apple are quietly building rival networks that know where everything is

Amazon’s Sidewalk, which operates on the 900MHz band typically used for amateur radio and emergency services, and Apple’s close-range, ultra-wideband positioning with the U1 are designed to get Amazon out of the home and Apple inside it. Not only is it easy to see how Amazon could market a Sidewalk Connect Kit, in which like the Alexa Connect Kit, Amazon itself handles the connectivity, maintenance and security for a fee, Rausch’s use of the word neighbours also brings to mind its currently beleaguered connected Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Read More: www.wired.co.uk