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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Voice Shopping Triples

Even contributing to some outages this weekend in Europe.    Will voice be more important than we think?  The integration of  'skills' to curate selection in new ways? 

Amazon Says Alexa Voice Shopping Tripled During 2018 Holiday Season Via Fortune,

Shoppers are increasingly using their voices to buy products online.

Amazon on Wednesday said that the number of voice-activated orders placed via its virtual personal assistant Alexa were three times greater during the 2018 holiday season than they were in the last year.

Meanwhile, Alexa was also called on “hundreds of thousands” of times to help folks find cocktail recipes: eggnog and Moscow Mules topped the list of most-requested drinks during the holidays.

The findings were part of Amazon’s (AMZN, +3.25%) announcement on Wednesday that its customers ordered more items worldwide this year than ever before. In the U.S. alone, Amazon shipped more than one billion products for free through its Amazon Prime subscription service. Amazon retail partners that sell products through its online marketplace accounted for more than half of the items sold through the holidays.  .... " 

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