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Amazon Launches Virtual Health “Storefront”

  A telehealth solution named Amazon Clinic has been launched by Amazon. Amazon Clinic describes itself as a virtual health "storefront", where users can search a database of Read more

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The Stats Say Alcohol Intake is Down, but the Demand for Flavor is Not. Can the Mocktail Movement Meet Consumer’s Alcohol-Free Needs?
February 4, 2023

The holiday months are filled with indulgent food and drink, spurring the “Dry January” event, which has become a movement many partake in with the dawning of the New Year. In 2021, NIelsonIQ found that 22 percent of U.S. consumers stated they were decreasing their alcohol intake, and non-alcoholic beverage sales were up 19 […]

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Amazon Launches Virtual Health “Storefront”
November 21, 2022

A telehealth solution named Amazon Clinic has been launched by Amazon. Amazon Clinic describes itself as a virtual health “storefront”, where users can search a database of telehealth providers who offer consultations for a wide range of conditions. A total of 32 states will be the first to launch Amazon Clinic. At present, it […]

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What We Can Learn From the Major Tech Layoffs Across the Corporate Spectrum
November 21, 2022

In recent news, Amazon has reportedly made plans to let go of 10,000 corporate and tech employees, about 3% of white-collar staff. According to Financial Post, in addition to laying off workers from the company’s devices unit, which houses voice-assistant Alexa, the number of layoffs remains uncertain. With news of these major tech layoffs […]

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Why Amazon Fashion Was the Answer For GAP Expansion
November 21, 2022

GAP just launched a dedicated storefront on Amazons fashion platform, marking the most recent of big brands turning to Amazon for e-commerce launches. What should onlooking retail businesses make of this trend? Co-Founder of Riverbend Consulting, Lesley Hensell gives her take on the news and highlights why the current cost of innovation could be a major […]

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A Perspective on Gap’s Recent Announcement to Sell on Amazon’s Marketplace
November 17, 2022

Spieckerman Retail, President, Carol Spieckerman provides her perspective on Gap’s recent announcement to sell on Amazon’s marketplace. What is the impact of this on the strategy for big brand eCommerce launches of proprietary marketplaces? Amazon’s marketplace has become so popular that even big brands are turning to it instead of building their own. Carol’s Thoughts: […]

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3D Printing: Is it the Answer to More Efficient Manufacturing?
October 21, 2022

In the final and 3rd episode of DisruptED’s special manufacturing edition, host Ron Stefanski continues the conversation on 3D printing with CEO and Founder of Divergent and Czinger Vehicles, Kevin Czinger, and U.S. manufacturing expert Cynthia Hutchison. Hutchison began, “We’re beginning to look at manufacturing in terms of the way the ecosystem of the […]

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Amazon’s One Medical Acquisition is Critical for Proving Subscription-Based Primary Care
August 16, 2022

Affordable and accessible healthcare is a problem that has plagued Americans for decades. For companies like Amazon, this dysfunction is a prime opportunity to further disrupt another legacy market. Amazon has announced plans to buy One Medical, a subscription-based healthcare company, for nearly $4 billion U.S. dollars. One Medical provides 24/7 on-demand virtual care coupled […]

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How Retailers and Vendors Should Approach Discounts on Amazon
September 10, 2021

Amazon is encouraging its vendors to try out some new deals strategies for their Q4 product marketing, including short-term discounts and digital coupon clipping. Which of these strategies will have the biggest ROI for smaller retailers, and why? Jennifer Ruscin joined us to share her thoughts and explain why she isn’t a fan of […]

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Amazon-Backed Rivian in Talks for Texas Factory
August 12, 2021

Transcript: Kailey Leinz: Amazon backed Electric Vehicle Startup Rivian is in talks to invest at least five billion dollars to build a factory near Fort Worth, Texas. Bloomberg has learned the factory would be designed to produce 200,000 vehicles a year and would create at least 7,500 jobs. For more, we’re joined now by Bloomberg’s […]

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Amazon’s Q2 Online Sales Rise 16% to $53.1 Billion
August 9, 2021

On July 29, Amazon said it saw a 16% increase in online sales to $53.1 billion in 2021. Product sales and digital media products available in both a physical and digital format, such as books, videos, games, music and software all count as online sales. Subscription revenue for the company broke $7.9 billion, up 32% […]

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