Amazon Alexa

Merchandising & Curation 1-800-Flowers Shoppers Can Talk Or Chat To Order This Valentine's Day

A partnership debuting this holiday between the flower delivery service and various voice assistants allows customers to place their orders through the language of love using talk or text

Delivery & Logistics Sellers Can Use Alexa To Manage Orders On Cloud-Based Shipping Solutions Platform

ShippingEasy aims to make it easier for sellers to prepare and ship packages even when they're away from their computers, letting them ask Alexa to print labels, ship orders and provide order history

Food & Beverage Consumers Can Cook With Alexa Thanks To Culinary Platform Integration

Amazon has partnered with cooking app SideChef to enable a rich step-by-step kitchen experience for consumers, including voice guidance, photography and video recipe demos on visually-enabled devices

Automotive Car Rental Service Partners With Amazon To Offer Members Discounts

Avis car rental will be offering a special cash back rewards to Amazon members, with a bigger incentive provided to clients who book through Amazon Alexa

Home Consumers Can Ask Alexa When Their Leftovers Will Go Bad

IoT storage containers integrate with Amazon Alexa and display color-coded lights to warn users when food is about to expire, reducing waste

Cafe & Restaurant How Voice Is Streamlining Online Orders

As consumers familiarize themselves with AI assistants for mobile and home, shopping by voice enables hands-free convenience and personalized retail interactions

Retail Amazon To Share Profits When Customers Buy Within Alexa Skills

Amazon announced that developers will get a large cut of in-skill transactions as an incentive to get more people building for its library

Loyalty & Membership How AI Shopping Assistants Are Bolstering Retail Discovery

Chat interfaces from brands and retailers, including H&M and Coty, are powering a new wave of conversational commerce

Home Google And Target Made A Voice Coupon For Orders Placed Via Google Assistant

The tech giant issued its first voice-enabled coupon, giving customers $15 off any Target order placed using the AI assistant

Food & Beverage Interview: Exploring Voice-Enabled Tech In Brick-And-Mortar Retail

Shopper media and innovation expert Ethan Goodman discusses piloting a voice assistant to help shoppers choose whiskey in a NYC wine and spirits store

Shopper Marketing & Promotions Kohler Is Selling A Toilet With A Built-In Voice Assistant

The brand has recently developed a bathroom appliance that hopes to offer the ultimate convenience

Technology Interview: How To Thrive On Pet Tech Trends

Yaroslav Azhnyuk, who makes the laser-enabled smart camera Petcube, explains how an entrepreneur is reacting to pet tech trends

Gaming & Play How Game Developers Are Building Out Player Support

Gaming brands are introducing AI, cryptocurrency and online communities to support and engage players

Advertising Alexa's Celebrity Voices Extend Beyond Amazon's Popular Super Bowl Ad

Building off the success of the retailer's star-studded Super Bowl commercial, a new Alexa skill brings chef Gordon Ramsay into your kitchen