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Walmart earnings disappoint – how to catch up with Amazon

Walmart earnings disappoint – how to catch up with Amazon

Walmart announced disappointing earnings yesterday and the stock plummeted. The company executives would like the market to give them the same leeway they give Amazon (which barely makes any money). The company executives are probably frustrated that the market is not treating them like Amazon. Walmart’s management made it clear it is hell-bent to catch […]

CAPTCHAs and the death of the open Internet

CAPTCHAs and the death of the open Internet

Increasingly and somewhat anecdotally we see an increase in the use of captcha in mundane activities that are best automated. A couple of recent examples worth noting are: Unsubscribe at your own risk The unsubscribe form from a large ecommerce site is captcha protected ! Here is a scenario – Someone enters your email address […]

How many products does Amazon Sell – October 2015

How many products does Amazon Sell – October 2015

The number of products sold by Amazon has dipped slightly from the count in July and as of now the count stands at 467 million products. This is a decrease from the 485 million products in July by about 18 million products but still much higher from our numbers in March which stood at 323 […]

How many products does Jet.com sell

How many products does Jet.com sell

The newest entrant in the eCommerce market is Jet.com. It has made it very clear that it is going after Amazon. The question is how many products does it sell to even be a factor in taking on Amazon. Back in July, CNN Money reported that Jet.com intends to sell 10 million products to start. […]

Amazon vs Walmart – the battle rages on

Amazon vs Walmart – the battle rages on

Here is an update to our article referenced by Business Insider. Walmart.com sells 4,417,344 products as of Sep 30, 2015, out of which most products are NOT sold at Walmart itself. If you drill down further into just products sold “Only at Walmart” the number is far lower 4,764 products – just 0.1 %! Amazon.com sells […]

Number of products sold by Amazon.com – July 2015 – huge increase of 162 million products in 4 months

Number of products sold by Amazon.com – July 2015 – huge increase of 162 million products in 4 months

UPDATE: As of December 1 2016 – Amazon Sells 368,876,590 items. Check the detailed post here How many products does Amazon.com sell – December 2016 The number of products sold by Amazon today is 485,434,647. This is a huge jump from the number in our last post from March. The increase from March 31 to July 31 […]

How many products does Walmart.com sell in comparison to Amazon.com?

How many products does Walmart.com sell in comparison to Amazon.com?

UPDATE (April 2017): Please find the updated post here   The data in this post is current as of April 2015. If you would like to see updated data, please check the other related posts on this site for Walmart or Amazon. Walmart.com sells 4,259,605 products and Amazon.com sells 356,227,986 products   Walmart.com sells a […]

Amazon Top 10 Categories

Amazon Top 10 Categories

A picture speaks a thousand words, or so the saying goes – so here we go

Did you read this interview text?

Did you read this interview text?

Recently scraping.pro (one of our favorite blogs) interviewed our very own Tony Paul and asked him about many current and future trends on Web Scraping. Our favorite quote from this interview about Tesla and open source You can’t steal what’s free and freely available – pure genius in our view You can read the whole […]

Chart: Count of products in Amazon US for major categories

Chart: Count of products in Amazon US for major categories

EDIT: Amazon sells about 368,876,590 products as of Dec 1, 2016. Updated post available here – How many products does Amazon.com sell – December 2016 Total Products 323,187,951 Books 52,039,819 Electronics 42,426,029 Home and Kitchen 39,708,640 Digital Music Songs 32,977,000 Cell Phones and Accessories 24,039,269 Sports and Outdoors 19,665,787 Clothing Shoes and Jewelry 17,599,928 Collectibles and Fine Art […]

How many books does Amazon sell?

How many books does Amazon sell?

We all know Amazon.com started as an online seller of books and now they sell everything. This post tells you how many total products Amazon has and out of those 52 million are books ! So they still sell a good percentage of their total products – nearly 16% as books.

How many products does Amazon Store sell?

How many products does Amazon Store sell?

A question that comes up often and it is a nice data point. As of now Amazon US store has 323,187,951 products for sale. That is a staggering number – 323 million products !

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