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For many companies, trying to predict Amazon’s next move must feel like an amateur chess player trying to defeat a world-class champion. How can marketers can prepare for a future world of commerce dominated by Amazon?

To kick off the 2018 Path to Purchase Summit in March, retailers, brands and solution providers gathered to discuss the elephant in the room during a symposium entitled "Succeeding in the Age of Amazon."

Amazon founder and chief executive officer Jeff Bezos' annual shareholder letter revealed that Prime has more than 100 million members.

Amazon is continuing to quietly add to its brick-and-mortar presence, recently opening a boutique shop within Woodfield Mall near Chicago.

Amazon plans to open more Amazon Go stores this year, while startup AiFi has emerged offering a wider-scale solution for big-box retailers.

Continuing to assimilate Whole Foods Market operations into its overall business strategy, Amazon has rolled out an incentive for Prime members shopping at the grocery store chain.

Amazon finally opened its first Amazon Go location in Seattle to the public after more than a year of piloting the cashier-less store. Shoppers with the Amazon Go app on their phones open it and scan the code at the turnstile to enter the store, put the phone away and shop.

It is generally accepted among CPG manufacturers that advancements in technology have shifted the control from marketers to consumers, but now they need to prepare for a new shift in which shoppers are relinquishing their power to algorithms.

While many were hyperbolizing about how virtual reality and augmented reality would change shopping, Amazon was working on what actually emerged as the next frontier for consumer giants: voice.

The grocer has placed new limits on how suppliers can sell their products in stores, and is asking them to pay more.

I didn’t shop at all on Amazon.com during the 2017 holiday season, which apparently puts me in the minority of U.S. shoppers – including within my own house, where my wife and teenage daughter made backdoor packages from Prime a near-daily occurrence in December.

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