SOUTH AFRICA

Will Amazon do to the grocery industry what it did to e-commerce?

Amazon has been busy lately. After entering the grocery delivery market with Amazon Fresh< and

By Ralf W. Seifert and Richard Markoff 14 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

With its purchase of Whole Foods, is Amazon's goal to revolutionise food distribution?

On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...

By Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management...

25 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Walmart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire

Walmart Stores announced Tuesday that it acquired New York delivery company Parcel as it girds to compete with Amazon and other supermarkets for home delivery of groceries...

4 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to build its own $1.5bn air freight hub

Online retail colossus Amazon recently said it will strengthen its distribution muscle and create US jobs by building its first air freight hub...

2 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon completes its first drone delivery, in England

WASHINGTON - Amazon said on Wednesday it completed its first delivery by drone, in what the global online giant hopes will be a trend in automated shipments by air...

15 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon 'Prime' plane takes flight

WASHINGTON - Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane on Friday, part of what is expected to be a fleet of 'Prime Air' cargo planes...

5 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

Amazon announced plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely...

26 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Amazon's futuristic drone delivery plan

WASHINGTON, USA: - Want that Amazon order in just 30 minutes? Amazon's chief executive Jeff Bezos hopes to soon achieve this using an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages on the doorstep of users in USA cities.

3 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

Kindle now available in 170 countries

NEW YORK, USA: Online retailer Amazon said on Thursday (23 May) that it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to "over 170 countries and territories around the world", and its Appstore to almost 200 countries.

24 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Girl Rising depicts the value of educating girls

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Technology start-up Gathr is putting the power of the crowd behind Girl Rising, a film that poignantly backs the fact that educating girls makes the world a better place.

22 Jan 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Unilever to halve CO2 impact

Unilever has announced plans to halve the environmental footprint of its products by 2020, to help 1 billion people improve their health and well-being and to source all of its agricultural raw materials sustainably.

16 Nov 2010