Seeking Alpha, Inc. (AMZN)

  • Jul. 14, 2011, 3:44 PM
    Foxconn has reportedly received orders to produce 10.1-inch tablet PCs from Amazon (AMZN -1.3%), according to Digitimes. While the company may begin shipping the tablets in 2012, there is a possibility that Amazon may launch the 10.1-inch model earlier to meet year-end holiday demand.
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 2:04 PM
    In-Stat believes the market for "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS), which involves providing IT resources over the Web, will grow to $4B by 2015. Rackspace (RAX) and Amazon (AMZN) should be among the companies with the most to gain - Cowen's Jim Friedland believes Amazon Web Services could produce $4B in 2016 revenues.
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 8:58 AM
    Sony (SNE) plans to bolster its position in the e-Reader market by releasing a new set of Sony Readers. However, with both Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle and Barnes & Noble's (BKS) Nook Color delivering blistering growth, Sony has a challenge on its hands. Sony also plans on releasing Android tablets capable of running PlayStation games.
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  • Jul. 14, 2011, 7:32 AM
    Amazon (AMZN) plans to launch its tablet before October with a production target of 1.5M units for 3Q, and 4.5M-5M for the year. Analysts see the firm as zooming to the #2 position in the tablet market behind Apple (AAPL) on the strength of the strong content it brings to its Android-powered device.
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  • Jul. 13, 2011, 3:32 PM
    The WSJ reports Amazon (AMZN) is set to release a 9 inch screen tablet as a rival to the iPad in the 3rd quarter.
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  • Jul. 13, 2011, 3:26 PM
    An online shopping study conducted by MarketWatch shows Amazon (AMZN +1.1%) has a clear online pricing advantage over Target (TGT -0.5%), but loses out slightly to Wal-Mart (WMT +0.2%).The study contradicts an early finding by William Blair that Amazon held an 11% pricing advantage online.
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  • Jul. 13, 2011, 1:38 PM
    Groupon offers its first car coupon deals as the firm looks to expand into bigger-ticket items. Critics say the offer is problematic, as it locks consumers into a deal with one car dealer, giving away a consumer's ability to shop the market. Rivals Amazon (AMZN +2.4%) and Google (GOOG +1.1%) stand ready to undercut Groupon's market share with new products.
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  • Jul. 13, 2011, 11:21 AM
    Amazon (AMZN +2%) strikes a sponsorship deal with AT&T (T +0.7%) to sell a less expensive version of its Kindle 3G reader. The AT&T sponsored device, which will include built-in ads on its screensavers, will cost $139 vs. the regular $189 price.
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  • Jul. 13, 2011, 9:12 AM
    JPMorgan says internet companies will experience double-digit growth in coming years, as the monetization of new online video content, virtual goods, applications and cloud-based services bolsters the industry. The firm initiates coverage of five Internet stocks: Netflix (NFLX +2.5%), Amazon (AMZN +1.4%) and Google (GOOG) are started at overweight, with Yahoo (YHOO) and eBay (EBAY) at neutral.
  • Jul. 12, 2011, 9:14 AM
    Amazon (AMZN) ups the ante in the fight over the collection of online sales taxes by states. The firm filed a petition to initiate the process of getting a measure on the California ballot to reverse a state law requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes. Shares +1% premarket.
  • Jul. 11, 2011, 4:02 PM
    Amazon (AMZN -2.6%) pressures retailers for market share due to its competitive price advantages, a report by William Blair found. The firm has an average 11% price discount on each item, and even higher for online bulk sales. Retailers rated at above-average risk for share loss: HGG, BBY, BBBY, TGT, DKS, KSS, PETS
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 2:58 PM
    In a bid to compete with Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle, Google (GOOG -0.8%) launches its own e-reader, the iriver Story HD. Like the Kindle, the Story HD features a QWERTY keyboard, but has a higher resolution display and faster page-turning capability. It's expected to go on sale July 17, retailing for around $140.
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 12:54 PM
    Microsoft is reportedly interested in offering a subscription video streaming service for Xbox Live, making it a direct competitor of Netflix (NFLX), Hulu Plus, and Amazon's (AMZN) Prime Instant Video. Competing against Netflix wouldn't be easy, but Microsoft could make some headway by packaging the service with an Xbox Live subscription.
  • Jul. 11, 2011, 12:20 PM
    PetMed Express (PETS -4%) dips after William Blair cuts it to Market Perform and lowers FY10 growth projections. The firm cites concerns over's (AMZN) growing influence in pet medicine, saying "a significant share of the items on can be found more cheaply on"
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  • Jul. 11, 2011, 9:22 AM
    Electronics retailer Hhgregg (HGG) is being cut to Market Perform by William Blair. The firm believes Hhgregg to be especially vulnerable to losing market share to Amazon (AMZN), given its high level of product overlap and Amazon's lower prices. Shares -2.5% premarket.
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  • Jul. 7, 2011, 11:32 AM
    A federal court denies Apple's (AAPL) bid to prevent Amazon (AMZN) from using "app store" as reference to its online store for Android software.
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Company Description Inc is an online retailer. The Company sells its products through the website which provides services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. It also offerselectronic devices like Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets.
Sector: Technology
Country: United States