Wal-Mart Tries to Catch Up With Amazon Prime but Lacks the Speed, Streaming Video

Wal-Mart Stores' planned competitor to the Amazon Prime service will have a price advantage, but catching up with its e-commerce rival won't be easy.Wal-Mart announced plans yesterday to give online customers unlimited free shipping for $50 a year, half the cost of Prime. What it lacks is Amazon's speed of delivery, along with the bevy of other perks that come with a Prime account."Prime is about so much more than shipping," Matt Nemer, an analyst at Wells Fargo & Co., said in a report on Thursday. It offers digital music, ebooks, TV shows, photo storage and other benefits, helping keep customers loyal. And Wal-Mart is late to the party, he said. "Frankly, we're surprised it took Wal-Mart this long to launch any sort of loyalty program." Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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Amazon Prime Video Has the Deepest TV Streaming Library—But Not the Highest Quality One

Buzzy original series may drive attention to streaming services, but the bulk of most major streamers' programming catalogs are their libraries of licensed TV shows. And those licensed titles often account for the highest-quality content available on the service, according to data from streaming... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon Prime now offers 20 percent off all new video game releases, with a catch

Amazon’s been steadily expanding the list of benefits you receive with a $99 Prime membership—two-day shipping, a library of music and movies to stream, the ability to “borrow” Kindle books—and today it added video games to the list. Sort of. Prime members now get 20 percent off video game... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon adds clip sharing to the Prime Video app on iOS

The next time you're watching a show on Prime Video and there's a moment that leaves you crying, laughing or feeling wowed, you might be able to share a clip of it with your friends. Prime Video users in the US can now try a clip feature on iOS.Perhaps due to rights issues, the feature is... Continue reading at Engadget

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Nielsen Can Now Measure (Some) Amazon Prime Video Ratings

Two years after Nielsen rolled out its SVOD Content Ratings to measure viewership for Netflix programs, the company is expanding the service to also cover Amazon Prime Video. The SVOD Content Ratings tool will now measure audiences for Amazon Prime Video content through connected televisions and... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video

Already among the world's richest awards for self-published content, Amazon's global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development. The post Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon plans Prime Video shows with ‘Walking Dead’ creator

It looks like we're not finished with deals between comic book creators and online movie studios. Hot on the heels of Netflix announcing its acquisition of Mark Millar's comic book empire Millarworld comes news from Amazon. The company now has a firs... Continue reading at Engadget

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'Bookaboo' moves to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon UK and US is launching Bookaboo as its new original kids series on Prime Video. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon, Wal-Mart face off in online discounting

A 32-inch LED television for $75. Harry Potter books for up to half off their list price. An Apple iPad mini for $265. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Inside Amazon's Music Streaming Service For Prime Members

For $99, Prime members get a streaming video service, ebook lending library, free two-day shipping--and starting today, a music service.Amazon is rounding out its Prime membership with the addition of a streaming music service. On Thursday the e-commerce giant launched Prime Music with more than... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Amazon Prime flaunts a monthly price tag, now offers streaming and two day shipping for $7.99 per month

Amazon Prime's trifecta of two-day shipping, instant media streaming and monthly Kindle book rentals just became a little more consumer friendly at a slightly higher price. As a Hacking Netflix reader recently noticed, Amazon is now inviting users to buy into Prime for $7.99 a month, bringing... Continue reading at Engadget

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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day 2022

Amazon’s Prime Day has returned to its usual time of the year—for 2022, it’ll take place on July 12 and July 13. As always, you’ll need to be a Prime member to partake of the deals. Prime is Amazon’s $139 per year service that provides two-day shipping on all orders, as well as a ton of extras... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon Prime Day 2022: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s shopping event

Life is picking back up old rhythms: Prime Day, Amazon’s summer shopping event, is returning to its usual mid-July period. This eighth blowout of nonstop deals will start at midnight Pacific Time on July 12 and end on July 13, and Amazon has already promised some juicy freebies as part of the... Continue reading at PC World

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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day

When Amazon’s Prime Day starts Tuesday, October 13 at 12 a.m. Pacific, you’ll need to be a Prime member to partake of the deals. Prime is Amazon’s $119 per year service that provides two-day shipping on all orders, as well as a ton of extras like the Kindle lending library and Prime... Continue reading at PC World

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50 of the Best Amazon Prime Books Available Through Prime Reading

You don't need Kindle Unlimited to get free ebooks on Amazon — all you need is a Prime subscription. Here are the best Amazon Prime books on Prime Reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Amazon Prime subscribers now have free ebooks, magazines and more with Prime Reading

If you have been looking for one more reason to become an Amazon Prime subscriber, the newly launched Prime Reading feature could just be the clincher. Prime Reading gives US subscribers access to a library of free Kindle ebooks, magazines, comics and other publications completely free of... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon launches Amazon Video Direct

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Amazon’s Kindles are the e-readers most people want. Usually, high demand means higher prices. Yet Amazon is all but giving Kindles away for Prime Day 2022, offering up deals on both basic and bougie models at absurdly low prices, even as “Prime Day” continues on into its second day. (You need... Continue reading at PC World

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The best Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals so far

Amazon Prime Day is officially here and a number of our favorite gadgets are on sale. If you're a Prime member, you can save hundreds on devices from Sony, Razer, Samsung and others over the next 48-hours, plus Amazon has discounted most of its own devices, too. Prime Day can be somewhat tricky... Continue reading at Engadget

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Check Amazon’s certified refurbished tech deals for bigger Prime Day savings

Smart shoppers don’t forget to check out Amazon Renewed, Amazon’s certified refurbished store, for additional Prime Day deals savings on everything from iPads to laptops to Amazon Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets. It’s a way to save even more if you trust Amazon’s returns... Continue reading at PC World

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