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.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.