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Closing in on 100 Million Prime Members

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When Amazon introduced the Prime membership program in the United States in 2005, it gave members free two-day shipping as well as discounted one-day shipping rates for an annual fee of $79. A lot has changed since then. Amazon raised the membership …

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The Growing Weight of Amazon’s Logistics Costs

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Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a delivery service in the next few weeks that would put the e-commerce giant in direct competition with FedEx and UPS. Thus far, despite operating an elaborate network of fulfillment, sortation and delivery centers, Amazon has ceded control over …

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