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posted on 16 January 2018

Alexa, Buy Me Something Pretty


-- this post authored by Martin Armstrong

The further development of intelligent assistants such as Amazon's Alexa has been a hot topic for a while now and, as our infographic illustrates, there is one very clear motivation for Jeff Bezos and his team to improve and expand on this tech - more sales.

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A lot more. Based on research by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the average Amazon user in the U.S. spends $1,000 per year at the site. Moving up the scale, Prime members seem to be justifying their extra monthly subscription costs by splashing out $1,300. But it's once someone becomes so tied into the world of Amazon that they buy and install an Echo in their home that they really start spending. With an average outlay of $1,700 per year, Amazon will really be looking to get Alexa in more homes as soon as they can.

Infographic: Alexa, buy me something pretty | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista.

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