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Biography for Rebecca Day

Rebecca Day, Senior editor of Consumer Electronics Daily and contributing editor to Communications Daily and Washington Internet Daily, joined Warren Communications News in 2010. She’s a longtime CE industry veteran who has also written about consumer tech for Popular Mechanics, Residential Tech Today, CE Pro and others. You can follow Day on Instagram and Twitter: @rebday

Recent Articles by Rebecca Day

Prime Day Set for Q4, Amazon CFO Confirms; 1-Day Shipping Still Elusive

Prime Day 2020 will be in Q4, Amazon Chief Financial Officer Brian Olsavsky confirmed on Thursday evening's Q2 earnings call. It's investing in “meaningfully higher” year-over-year square footage growth for fulfillment center space, sort centers and delivery stations…Subscribe to Read >>

EMarketer Sees Recovery Taking Years, After COVID-19 Retail Falloff

The U.S. retail sector could take “years to recover from the impact of the coronavirus,” longer than that of the Great Recession, reported eMarketer Monday, saying total retail sales will drop by 10.5% this year vs. an 8.2%…Subscribe to Read >>

Amazon Unsure When Prime 1-Day Delivery Will Resume, Citing Warehouse Questions

Unlike for Prime Day and the holiday season, the COVID-19 crisis allowed for no preparation for “spikes in demand,” said Amazon Chief Financial Officer Brian Olsavsky on a Thursday earnings call. Customer demand remains high but “at a cost&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Every Day 'Looks Like the Weekend,' Says Spotify; Drive Time Listening Falls, Consoles Up

Spotify usage shifted amid shelter-in-place directives, with in-car, web-based and wearables listening down as much as double digit percentages, while listening surged via smart TVs and game consoles, said its Q1 shareholder letter Wednesday. Consoles were a top-three…Subscribe to Read >>

Amazon Adding 75,000 Jobs to Meet Demand; New Grocery Customers on Invitation Plan

Amazon upped the ante on the amount it expects to spend on increased worker wages during the “unprecedented” COVID-19 pandemic. The company raised the figure from $350 million it announced in March (see 2003160051) to more than $500…Subscribe to Read >>