Dot is The Best Selling Product. All the 2016 Holiday Records from Amazon

This 2016 holiday was the best-ever season for Amazon with devices including Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo topping the best-sellers list. Customers purchased and gifted a record-setting number of devices from the Amazon Echo family with sales up over 9x compared to last year’s holiday season and millions of Alexa […]

Amazon Go is grocery store with no checkout line

See how Amazon packages ship with less than 60 in human hands Amazon has gone after bookstores, retail chains and electronics shops. Now it’s taking on grocery stores, with a twist.   Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) unveiled in a video a new physical store on Monday that sells a mix of “grocery essentials” and ready-made meals. But […]

This is Amazon’s grocery store of the future: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines

Amazon plans to break into physical retail in a new way. The online retail giant revealed a concept for a physical store in a video published Monday. The store, called Amazon Go, doesn’t work like a typical Walmart or supermarket — instead, it’s designed so that shoppers will use an app, also called Amazon Go, […]

Patagonia brought in $10 million on Black Friday — and will donate it all

Ochen Thoughts: This is the kind of social good that we hope other companies take note of, and follow! Patagonia’s Black Friday sales hit $10 million this year– five times what it had expected. More significantly, the retailer is donating 100% of it. Just before Thanksgiving, the company pledged to give away the sales it […]

This Chinese bookstore has a tunnel of books

The Yangzhou Zhongshuge bookshop in China is a place where literature and design meet to create one trippy experience. Elfin Yue @ElfinYue · Jul 28 Fiori @Fiori_aus · Jul 18 Tom Schneider @ByTomSchneider · May 24 Beautifully flowing curved book displays in the Zhongshuge-Hangzhou bookshop in China. Love this #design #curvaceouspic.twitter.com/9igSCRfwTg First seen at: https://twitter.com/i/moments/796171129295491072