Chief Executive Officer at Amazon, Jeff Bezosrevealed that his company has over 100 millionPrime members worldwide marking the first time in the 13-year history of Amazon. The e-commerce giant turned part-time streamer has racked up more than 100 million paying customers to its Prime service, according to an annual shareholders letter from the company.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been notoriously secretive about its Prime membership numbers over the past several years.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Justin Post puts Prime memberships at 137 million by year end in his forecasts as video streaming continues to drive new users and retain existing ones.
Amazon was started during the year 2005, and Amazon Prime was the basic offering.
Best known as an online retail colossus, Amazon has the leading system for hosting services or content in the internet cloud and is the force behind the Alexa digital assistant being built into a wide array of devices. Bezos's comments show that Seattle-based company is selling Prime memberships overseas, demonstrating it can replicate its USA success abroad, said RJ Hottovy, an analyst at Morningstar Inc.
A Prime subscription costs $99 a year giving reduced shipping fees plus access to its video and music services.
To achieve this, Bezos lays out his "four elements of high standards". Prime Now is available in more than 50 cities worldwide across nine countries. Bezos mentioned 2017 saw Amazon reach 100 millionPrime members and 5 billion products shipped through the service.
"While many retailers struggle to establish omni-channel strategies, Amazon is taking omni-channel innovations to the next level through its partnerships, delivery options and multiple interfaces", said Hugh Fletcher, Global Head of Consultancy and Innovation, Salmon.
"Unrealistic beliefs on scope - often hidden and undiscussed - kill high standards".
In an email to Retail Dive Thursday, Moody's Lead Retail Analyst Charlie O'Shea said the official number from Amazon "reflects the power of the program, and validates the continuing substantial investments on various fronts to both attract and maintain this important core base".
He took a philosophical turn: To make a point about the importance of setting high standards, Bezos described a friend so determined to master a handstand that she hired a handstand coach. Previously, Amazon vaguely referred to having "tens of millions of members".
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Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect Tesla to report a loss of $3.35 per share on revenue of $3.345 billion early next month. Tesla's general assembly, body, and paint teams will all add a third shift and require more people.
This awesome finding could help us figure out one of the most enduring questions of astronomy, that of the formation of planets. These proto-planets varied in size from those as small as our moon today to those as big as Mars.
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Once in orbit , TESS will analyse thousands of bright stars between 30 and 300 light-years away in search of new planets . With the help of a gravitational assist from the Moon, the spacecraft will settle into a 13.7-day orbit around Earth.
Netflix is one of the key services Roku customers access through Roku set-top boxes and dongles and Roku-enabled smart TVs. The Fire Edition TVs by Insignia and Toshiba are created to work seamlessly with Amazon's own voice assistant Alexa .
This evolution of the cinematic viewing experience in Saudi Arabia comes after decades of strict viewing laws. A Saudi man looks at a vehicle during a test screening of Black Panther in Riyadh on April 18, 2018.
Mr Modi said, India is focusing on issues like the urban transport and waste management which will improve quality of life. This is Modi's maiden visit to Sweden and he is also the first Indian premiere to visit the country in the last 30 years.
Los Angeles The Most Polluted City In Nation Again
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New York Giants: 7-Round 2018 mock draft nearly one week away
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"Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls" Game Revealed for iOS
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