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27 Amazon Online Shopping Innovations

From 3D-Printed Product Stores to Kiddie E-Book Creators

— April 8, 2015 — Business
These examples of Amazon online shopping innovations provide insight into how consumer-facing retailers without inventory of their own can partner with brands and other companies.

On the other hand, Amazon Original Movies proves that the electronics e-commerce platform can create original content in the form of entertainment. Amazon Studios is producing films that will be available for streaming as well as theatrical release. Amazon also does a lot with Kindle, like PDF-converted books, crowdsourced book publishers and ultra-thin e-readers.

Targeted stores are becoming more prevalent with Amazon online shopping, such as shops for 3D-printed products, gaming and skill-building STEM toys. Other ways Amazon is staying on the cutting edge is offering tools within their platform to make shopping easier, like the instantaneous Amazon Dash button.
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Cloud-Connected Printing Services
Cloud-Connected Printing Services
The Amazon Prints Photo Printing Service is Easy and Intuitive
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Inexpensive eCommerce Music Plans
Inexpensive eCommerce Music Plans
The Amazon Music Unlimited Streaming Plan Starts at $4 a Month
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Digital Assistant Battery Packs
Digital Assistant Battery Packs
The Amazon Evo Echo Battery Unit Enables the Device to Go Anywhere
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Anime Subscription Channels
Anime Subscription Channels
Amazon Anime Strike is an Anime-Focused Streaming Channel
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Kiddie E-Book Creators
Kiddie E-Book Creators
KDP Kids Software Lets You Design, Upload and Sell Children's Kindle Books
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Voice-Activated Pizza Deliveries
Voice-Activated Pizza Deliveries
Pizza Hut and Amazon's Partnership Allows Ordering Through Echo
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PDF-Converted Books
PDF-Converted Books
Amazon's Kindle Textbook Creator Helps Organize Educational Materials
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Exclusive Online Gaming Stores
Exclusive Online Gaming Stores
Amazon India Has Exclusive Rights to Sell Xbox Products in India
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E-Commerce Online Entertainment
E-Commerce Online Entertainment
Amazon Original Movies Filmed for Theatrical Release and Streaming
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On-Campus eCommerce Solutions
On-Campus eCommerce Solutions
Amazon is Installing Physical Pickup Points on College Campuses
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E-Commerce Airplane Fleets
E-Commerce Airplane Fleets
Amazon is Enhancing Delivery Services with a Fleet of Air Cargo Planes
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Crowdsourced Book Publishers
Crowdsourced Book Publishers
Amazon's New Kindle Scout Publishing Program Lets Readers Vote
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Ultra-Thin eReaders
Ultra-Thin eReaders
The Kindle Voyage is the Thinnest Amazon eReader
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Autonomous Packing Robots
Autonomous Packing Robots
Amazon is Using Kiva Robots to Help Fulfil Your Online Orders
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Social Media Shopping Carts
Social Media Shopping Carts
#AmazonCart Lets You Add Items to Checkout Later from Twitter
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Skill-Building Toy Shops
Skill-Building Toy Shops
Amazon Launched a Store for Featuring Educational and Fun STEM Toys
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Digitized Gift Card Apps
Digitized Gift Card Apps
The Amazon Wallet App Lets You Digitally Store Loyalty and Gift Cards
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Customizable Gifting Apps
Customizable Gifting Apps
Amazon Surprise! Allows You to Attach Gift Cards to eCards
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Checkout-Free Convenience Stores
Checkout-Free Convenience Stores
The 'Amazon Go' Store is Currently in a Beta Version
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Wearable Technology Stores
Wearable Technology Stores
Amazon Creates a Store Where You Can Purchase Wearable Technology
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E-Commerce Retail Bookstores
E-Commerce Retail Bookstores
Amazon is Opening Up a New Bookstore in Manhattan
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Tightly Packed Delivery Boxes
Tightly Packed Delivery Boxes
Amazon is Trying to Reduce Waste by Using Tighter-Fit Boxes
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3D-Printed Product Stores
3D-Printed Product Stores
The Amazon 3D-Printed Products Store Offers Custom 3D-Printed Goods
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Crowdfunding Project Product Stores
Crowdfunding Project Product Stores
The Amazon 'Made on Kickstarter' Curates Funded Goods
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Instant Online Shopping
Instant Online Shopping
The Amazon Dash Button Lets Prime Members Reorder Products with a Push
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Online Grocery Shops
Online Grocery Shops
Amazon's Prime Pantry is an Easy and Convenient Way to Get Errands Done
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E-Retail Baby Food Brands
E-Retail Baby Food Brands
Amazon's Branded Baby Foods Are Free of Chemicals and Pesticides
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