Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to strengthen its presence further in the virtual assistant market on the back of its innovative Alexa skills and strategic partnerships.
Notably, the e-commerce giant has partnered with VCA Animal Hospitals. Per the deal, the latter will now integrate Alexa skills in its pet care management.
The Alexa users as well as the VCA account holders will now be able to sync VCA Animal Hospitals skill with their respective accounts via a simple voice command to Alexa.
Moreover, this partnership will enable the pet owners to book doctor appointments and receive reminders regarding their pet’s health, consequently simplifying the healthcare management for pets.
Benefits From the Initiative
The deal seems to be a win-win situation for both the companies. By incorporating Alexa voice command system into pet care management, VCA brings digital transformation in the process which will enhance customer experience.
Further, the deal will aid Amazon to penetrate the growing animal healthcare market which as per a report from Grand View Research, is expected to hit $64.6 billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 5.5% between 2018 and 2025
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