Why Amazon Succeeds

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Description: Amazon’s (AMZN) earnings this past week are a sign of how corporate strategy has shifted. Amazon does things differently, but only as differently as Apple. What is their secret? Source: forbes.com Date: April 29, 2012 Like Apple, its platform is closely linked to a device (in this case the Kindle), and is tied into… Read more »

Amazon.com Said to Be Near Agreement to Buy Diapers.com Owner

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Description: Quidsi, which expects to ship 500 million diapers this year, will help Amazon cater to new parents and gain expertise in warehouse management and low-cost shipping. Source: Businessweek.com Date: Nov 8, 2010 The company profits from diaper-buying customers who also purchase higher-margin products such as brand-name baby shampoo, wipes and formula.  Amazon is looking… Read more »