Amazon and Yext, Inc. today have announced a partnership to . Yext, Inc. manages business details for local businesses – almost like a digital version of the old telephone directory.
Using this information today, Alexa customers can ask things like…
“Alexa, what time does <business name> close?”
“Alexa, what’s the phone number for <business name>?”
“Alexa, what’s the address for <business name>?”
Alexa will provide the information based on the nearest location if there are multiple locations available.
Those with screen-enabled Alexa devices get visual information like the following (which includes Yelp ratings, business description, etc.)…
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