We ordered lunch on Amazon, and here’s what it was like is certainly no stranger to the food market, having delivered groceries to the doors of customers in Seattle — and more recently California — for the past several years via Amazon Fresh. Now the Seattle giant is taking it one step further with a new food takeout service powered by its Amazon Local mobile app. Unlike many… Read More


Amazon plans local services marketplace launch, challenging Yelp, Angie’s List

Amazon is preparing to launch a local marketplace that could compete with Yelp, Angie’s List, or even home improvement businesses, like Home Depot and Lowe’s, according to a Reuters report today. Sources told Reuters that the marketplace could encompass anything from babysitters to handymen. Amazon declined to comment to Reuters, which referenced several unnamed sources familiar with… Read More