Vecna Robotics offers custom financing and leasing options to provide business leaders an affordable way. The unique leasing program, which includes operating and capital leasing, allows deferment of upfront costs and obtain new equipment any time of the year putting robotic AGVs to work immediately.
Robots delivering mail and dropping off parcels inside homes could soon become a familiar sight as an alternative to human drivers. Amazon has designed small, box-shaped droids capable of opening a door's smartlock and making deliveries while the resident is at work, or even in the middle of the night.
In early December, pharmacy chain CVS decided to move big time into the insurance market by purchasing Aetna for $69 billion-a move clearly motivated by Amazon, which was preparing to scale up its pharmaceuticals division.
Amazon's private-label push appears to just be taking off, but the internet giant still must prove its brands can hold their own amid a swelling marketplace of goods. A recent study by L2, a research firm that studies brands' digital performance, has identified more than 40 private brands associated with Amazon.
Despite a world of e-commerce choices and possibilities, when it comes to where Americans shop online, there's really only one answer. Amazon. For the second year in a row, more Americans will shop online for all or most of their holiday gifts, more than ever before in the 12-year history of CNBC's All-America Economic Survey.
When you're at the store, it's long been easy to pull Amazon out and compare product prices. But with a patent filed by Amazon could make that harder to do. In Amazon's patent filing, which is titled "Physical Store Online Shopping Control," the online retailer details a method for preventing shoppers from searching for alternative prices when connected to a store's own Wi-Fi network, Engadget reported.
Amazon might want to buy Slack for a lot of money, Bloomberg reported late on Wednesday night. $9 billion, in fact, or more than twice its valuation from its last funding round. $9b would be a significant premium over Slack's last fundraising round.
Tired of waiting an entire year for new Girl Scout cookies? Don't worry anymore. You can now buy a year's supply on Amazon. That's right. Amazon now sells Girl Scout cookies for close to $10 a box. Thin Mints go for $10 even, while the Samoas sell for $9.54, according to the seller page.