Despite some very clever speculation in Slate recently about Amazon’s same-day delivery plans, that particular dream may go unfulfilled for most of us. At least, if Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak has anything to say about. Szkutzk, speaking today during Amazon’s conference call to discuss earnings, was asked directly about his company’s same-day delivery ambitions. The stars are aligning, after all; as Amazon settles tax grievances with more and more states, it’s able to open more and more distribution centers, leading to smaller and smaller delivery windows. In fact, same-day delivery is already feasible in most of its major markets. Read the full story at Gizmodo.
Amazon Same-Day Delivery Might Have Been Wishful Thinking
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).