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Amazon’s delivery robot rolled out to more locations
Using scanners on the front, the Scout can navigate city streets, dodging everything from rubbish bins, to bikes, and skateboards
Amazon responds to FedEx with major air cargo fleet expansion
Amazon, which recently purchased SOUQ in the UAE and re-branded it as Amazon.ae, says it’s leasing an additional 15 Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft from partner GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).
FedEx withdraws from Amazon contract, dealing blow to next-day delivery
It isn’t clear when the current FedEx Express contract expires, and it should be noted that FedEx has said the decision doesn't affect its other contracts with Amazon, such as last mile ground delivery.
Amazon invests in British food courier Deliveroo
Other participants include existing Deliveroo investors T Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks
Walmart counters Amazon with next-day shipping in select cities
Walmart is the largest company in the United States by employee count (2.3-million), while Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world and the second largest employer in the United States.
SOUQ.com is now Amazon.ae, with Arabic offered by Jeff Bezos' Amazon for first time
SOUQ.com, the homegrown UAE e-commerce brand developed by Ronaldo Mouchawar, has been rebranded as Amazon.ae by the e-com giant
VIDEO: What Amazon’s giant drone-carrying airship would look like
The AFCs would hover at about 13,700 metres and be restocked and resupplied by "shuttles or smaller airships". Amazon did not comment on the footage.
VIDEO: New footage shows moment of Amazon Air plane crash
The video from the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office captures the final seconds of Flight 3591 as it nose-dived into Trinity Bay, near Anahuac, Texas.
Amazon may shut down SOUQ as it plans new Middle East e-com platform
It’s unclear whether Amazon plans to re-brand SOUQ.com as Amazon.ae, or shut it down altogether.
Amazon Air to expand fleet to 50 aircraft with new ATSG deal
Amazon Air currently leases 20 air freighters from ATSG and 20 from Atlas Air, with the additional 10 from ATSG to be operational in the next two years.
UAE firm buys Amazon logistics centres for $144m
Gulf Islamic Investments announces acquisition of centres in Dortmund, Germany.
FEATURE: Wadi.com forges own path
Undaunted by growing rivalry in the e-commerce space, online retailer Wadi.com is pursuing a Saudi-centric strategy that it hopes will set it apart from the competition.

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