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More than three-quarters of those polled by the National Retail Federation cite organized retail crime as impacting return fraud rates.
The idea of Free Shipping Day used to be a bigger deal. Now it's more the exception than special. Amazon has trained people that they're going to get not just free shipping, but fast free shipping, all the time. And that's why Free Shipping Day has become a thing of the past.
With ongoing advances in mobile Internet technology, ecommerce in China continues to shift from desktop computers to smartphones and other mobile devices. For the country as a whole, the percentage of mobile transactions to total transactions was 54% this year, up from 22% last year.
Continuing on its juggernaut of instant fulfillment of all kinds of stuff from “the anything store,” Amazon today announced Prime Now, a service that will allow Prime members in New York to receive household items like paper towels and laundry soap in as little as an hour via a mobile app. The app, which is available in iOs and Android versions, give Prime members in select New York neighborhoods free two-hour delivery; the one-hour version costs $7.99 per order. The company’s much-touted facility on West 34th St. in Manhattan will serve as the fulfillment hub.
More than three-quarters of those polled by the National Retail Federation cite organized..
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How Wearable Technology is Impacting Retail Wearable technology are gradually making their way through the mass market. See what retailers..
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Mobile Accounts for One-Third of Black Friday Sales Mobile accounted for one-third of online sales on Black Friday. See what mobile devices...
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The Social Matchup: Black Friday -vs- Cyber Monday Who will win the social match this year? Black Friday or Cyber Monday? This infographic takes...
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Digi-Key, a full-service provider of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in..
GENCO Marketplace Launches Redesigned Website GENCO Marketplace, America's largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements..
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B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C B2B ecommerce has grown at a faster sales pace than B2C, according to Epsilon's 2014..
Why Manufacturers Can No Longer Afford to Wait to Sell Direct to Customer Despite the selling advantages and business opportunities associated with going direct,..
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Grainger Reports Record 1Q Results Sales of $2.4 billion increased 5% vs. $2.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013 for the..
St. Louis Tag Launches New Website With an updated design and CMS, St. Louis Tag’s new website positions the company as a leader..
S&S Worldwide Distribution Director Talks Amazon Supply and Winter Weather S&S Worldwide Director of Distribution Mark Desrosiers talks with Multichannel Merchant..
The idea of Free Shipping Day used to be a bigger deal. Now it's more the exception than..
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Consumer Demand Shifts Forward This Holiday Season Scot Wingo, founder and CEO of Channel Advisor talks about promotions during the 2014..
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Shoppers Go Mobile Over Cyber Weekend Mobile devices were how shoppers were shopping during Cyber Weekend on the marketplaces. See..
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