Amazon (AMZN) boasts it now offers 15M items for shipment via its $79/year Prime 2-day shipping...

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN) boasts it now offers 15M items for shipment via its $79/year Prime 2-day shipping service, and that more items are delivered using Prime than using free Super Saver Shipping. Prime has contributed to Amazon's e-commerce share gains, but has also damaged its operating margins. Separately, Amazon has launched Glacier, a slow-but-cheap cloud storage service meant for backup and archiving. Glacier complements the faster, costlier, and quite popular S3.