• Multiple customers reported that Amazon shipped them expired food. Amazon told CNBC that the expired food is not coming from Amazon but third-party sellers. While these third-party sellers are required to provide Amazon with expiration dates, Amazon said the policy is hard to enforce. Amazon uses both human and AI to detect food item violations.
  • Amazon is charging toy companies to be in its curated holiday toy guide. Amazon is asking up to $2 million to be featured in its gift guide, which is prominently displayed on its website. Amazon also published a summer toy list, with cheaper listing fees.
  • Best Buy will offer next-day delivery with no minimum in order to better compete with Amazon and Walmart. The next-day service includes thousands of items but excludes bigger items like TVs and refrigerators.