Amazon is kind of omnipresent. (Actually one of the articles below gets into that.) But, this week they were a little more present in the online news/blogosphere cycle. That’s what we’re sharing this week.
Some people are calling for the end of brick and mortar stores. Others claim that eCommerce alone is not a sustainable business model, and that physical stores are a requirement for survival. It’s starting to look like Jeff Bezos leans toward the latter.
This article explains why Amazon is particularly poised to make a successful move into brick and mortar retail.
Half of the United States has Amazon Prime! That’s incredible. It just goes to show how powerful this machine has become. This article is short and sweet, diving into the survey and what it means.
Americans & Amazon
This feature dives into the cultural impact Amazon has on Americans. It was written based on the same survey about Amazon Prime that the previous link discusses, but this content takes a slightly different perspective about it. It’s worth your time to read both.