Amazon will launch its virtual assistant Alexa in Brazil starting this month, with plans for three different devices with the software installed, as it rapidly expands operations in Latin America’s largest economy.
Amazon on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for its virtual assistant Alexa, while the voice aid will also be built into a new wearable line of earbuds, glasses and a ring.
Kohl’s Corp forecast a steeper decline in full-year profit margin despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings, because of the cost of more aggressive H1 promotions and potential hit from new tariffs.
As yet another record Prime Day draws to a close, with over 175 million products purchased by Amazon shoppers in 18 countries over 48 hours, beauty has proved to be one of the most popular product categories this year.
Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivalling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales.
Kohl’s Corp said on Tuesday items bought on Amazon.com Inc can now be returned at all its U.S. stores starting July, deepening its partnership with the e-commerce giant and sending its shares up as much as 9 percent.