Posts Tagged ‘amzn’

What online fashion brands can learn from Amazon’s stores – Digiday

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

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“Brands that have similar access to customer data — while perhaps not on the Amazon scale — can follow suit. In some cases, they’re starting to: At Reformation’s newest stores, the sales floor layout is stripped down and streamlined to only display the brand’s top-performing items. The rest of the selection can be browsed via touch screens that show the full online store. (Digital screens as a utility, however, do have their own problems, like a barrier to scale.)”

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https://digiday.com/marketing/online-fashion-brands-can-learn-amazons-stores

12 Companies That Could Thrive in the Age of Amazon

Friday, June 29th, 2018

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“He cites the example of Target (TGT), which “recently began testing replenishing stores and digital orders from the same pool of inventory with one of its distribution centers in the Northeast and saw a 33% reduction in back room inventory for these stores while also reducing stock-outs by 50%.

In fact, the switch to centralized inventory is key to his switching his view on Macy’s from “short” to “long”:”
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https://www.barrons.com/articles/12-companies-that-could-thrive-in-the-age-of-amazon-1528228978

Amazon.com: Google OEM Daydream View – VR Headset (Slate): Cell Phones & Accessories

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

https://www.amazon.com/Google-OEM-Daydream-View-Headset/dp/B01N634P7Olooks neat – could it be used for biomed data sci ?

sizes of small backpacks

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Searching for a small backpack….

## OTHER

stm
Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 10.2 x 5.5 inches
https://www.amazon.com/STM-Linear-Shoulder-Laptop-Tablet/dp/B01C8PICC2 10.2 x 3.5 x 14.6 inches = ~520 cu inches

Out of stock
woodchuck
VOLUME (L)15 litersWEIGHT (LBS.)0.70 lbsDIMENSIONS (IN.)
H 15.5″ x W 10.5″ x D 5″

Brenthaven Collins Vertical Messenger Bag
https://www.amazon.com/Brenthaven-Collins-Vertical-Messenger-Indigo/dp/B01936I1KW 10.2 x 1.5 x 14 inches = ~210 cu inches
too small

## ALITE

alite Ochiba
Weight: 1.7 lbs. Dimensions: 20″x12.3″x7.5″
Volume: 23.0 liters
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Designs-Ochiba-Pack-Orange/dp/B009UW1VT8

Alite Kincaid Pack
VOLUME (L)13 LWEIGHT (LBS.)1.15 lb/0.52 kg
DIMENSIONS (IN.)H 16.5″ x W 12.0″ x D 6.0

Alite Shifter
Weight: 2.1 lbs. Dimensions: 21″x13″x8″ = ~2.2K cu in.
Volume: 31.0 liters Materials:
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Designs-Shifter-Pack-Green/dp/B009UW27BO

ALITE Cub
6 x 12 x 13.5 inches
Shipping Weight0.7 pounds
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Cub-Pack/dp/B00WVDOCV2
2.5 x 12.3 x 13.3 inches = ~400 cubic inches = ~6.5 L
like this one but no longer exists

## lesportsac

Commuter Backpack
Style #2295.C074
https://www.lesportsac.com/products/commuter-backpack
Package Dimensions: 11.5 x 6.7 x 2.2 inches
13.25H x 12W x 3.5D in = ~560 cu in
33.66H x 30.48W x 8.89D cm = ~9.1 L
flimsy but x57r

https://www.lesportsac.com/products/cr-urban-backpack
CR Urban Backpack
Style #2297.C074
16H x 12.5W x 7.75D in, 40.64H x 31.75W x 19.96D cm

https://www.lesportsac.com/products/essential-backpack
17.5H x 11.5W x 6D in, 44.45H x 29.21W x 15.24D cm

https://www.lesportsac.com/products/everyday-backpack
13.25H x 12W x 3.5D in, 33.66H x 30.48W x 8.89D cm
appears to be same size as commuter
tried

What Amazon Alexa pays the people building its skills

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

What $AMZN Alexa pays the people building its skills
https://www.CNet.com/news/amazon-alexa-economy-echo-speaker-google-assistant-siri Strange “pseudo-compensation” to encourage app development.
Market-based or at the whims of the central planner?

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“Wilson unexpectedly joined a new Alexa economy, a small but fast-growing network of independent developers, marketing companies and Alexa tools makers. They’re working to bring you voice-activated flash briefings, games and recipes through Amazon’s Echo speaker, Alexa’s primary home. By doing so, they hope to define the 3-year-old Alexa platform and make money from voice computing’s surging popularity.”
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Limits of Amazon..

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Even Amazon, a Colossus, Has Its Limits, by @mims
https://www.WSJ.com/articles/the-limits-of-amazon-1514808002 Quote: “Imagine the data-collecting power of $FB wedded to the supply-chain empire of $WMT — that’s $AMZN.” But I thought Wal-mart was pretty good at data collection & analytics!

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All of these moves fit into Amazon’s core mission as a data-driven instant- gratification company. Its fanaticism for customer experience is enabled by every technology the company can get its hands on, from data centers to drones. Imagine the data-collecting power of Facebook wedded to the supply-chain empire of Wal-Mart—that’s Amazon. “}}

HOME – formcard.com

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

http://www.formcard.com/

sizes of small backpacks

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Searching for a small backpack….

stm
Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 10.2 x 5.5 inches
https://www.amazon.com/STM-Linear-Shoulder-Laptop-Tablet/dp/B01C8PICC2 10.2 x 3.5 x 14.6 inches = ~520 cu inches

alite Ochiba
Weight: 1.7 lbs. Dimensions: 20″x12.3″x7.5″
Volume: 23.0 liters
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Designs-Ochiba-Pack-Orange/dp/B009UW1VT8

Alite Kincaid Pack
VOLUME (L)13 LWEIGHT (LBS.)1.15 lb/0.52 kg
DIMENSIONS (IN.)H 16.5″ x W 12.0″ x D 6.0

Alite Shifter
Weight: 2.1 lbs. Dimensions: 21″x13″x8″
Volume: 31.0 liters Materials:
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Designs-Shifter-Pack-Green/dp/B009UW27BO

ALITE Cub
6 x 12 x 13.5 inches
Shipping Weight0.7 pounds
https://www.amazon.com/Alite-Cub-Pack/dp/B00WVDOCV2
2.5 x 12.3 x 13.3 inches = ~400 cubic inches = ~6.5 L
like this one but no longer exists

Out of stock
woodchuck
VOLUME (L)15 litersWEIGHT (LBS.)0.70 lbsDIMENSIONS (IN.)
H 15.5″ x W 10.5″ x D 5″

Brenthaven Collins Vertical Messenger Bag
https://www.amazon.com/Brenthaven-Collins-Vertical-Messenger-Indigo/dp/B01936I1KW 10.2 x 1.5 x 14 inches = ~210 cu inches

Converting an AMZN giftcard number into a clickable URL

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

starting w/
Claim Code:
QBTA-38MDPX-VYMX
(now redeemed)

https://www.amazon.com/gc/redeem/ref=gc_redeem_new_exp_DesktopRedirect?_encoding=UTF8&code=Q8Q9GBW6ULNKWL works

but
https://www.amazon.com/gc/redeem/?code=QBTA38MDPXVYMX
doesn’t work

However,
https://www.amazon.com/gc/redeem/?code=Q8Q9GBW6ULNKWL
works

Note that using
https://www.amazon.com/gc/redeem/?code=QBTA38MDPXVYMX
flips to code
Q8Q9-GBW6UL-NKWL
in the box, so then going with
https://www.amazon.com/gc/redeem/?code=Q8Q9GBW6ULNKWL
works

Amazon.com: Karin’s review of Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen SPF 30+, …

Monday, July 10th, 2017

https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R3MN6FXO1R91HX/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B000GG85FU

Nice writeup of difference betw. sensitive, baby and sport versions