Amazon launched it’s latest marketplace in India this week, making it the 10th marketplace for the ecommerce goliath. In this infographic from Amazon, you will get a glimpse into the countries it serves, how many fulfillment centers it has worldwide, and it’s third-party seller growth.
When it came to standing out and in front of their competitors over the 2012 Cyber Monday holiday, a new Innotrac report has found that retailer’s main focus was free shipping.
Are you setting shipping and delivery expectations to make the ecommerce experience less tricky for your customers. Some customers want their products quickly while others prefer a cheaper shipping option even if it takes longer, according to a blog post by Fifth Gear.
A new study has found that two in five Americans say they will be less likely to buy clothes made in Bangladesh since 1,100 factory workers were killed in a building collapse there last month.
When it comes to getting into the realm of same-day shipping it’s not about building a warehouse in every state or waiting to see what Amazon does. According to Shutl CEO and founder Tom Allason, it’s all about focusing on your brick-and-mortar store.
Same-day fulfillment continues to capture the attention of retailers, whether direct delivery to the customer or in-store pickup. Unlike a few months ago, retailers now have more same-day options to evaluate and test, including both in-house and outsourced approaches.
For direct-to-customer food merchants, the cost to ship merchandise can be rather steep. And when you add in factors such as package weight and spoilage risks, customer incentives such as free shipping is nearly impossible.
Are you charging your customers too much for shipping or not enough or is free shipping right for you? These are the questions being asked by merchants, according to an article on Forbes.com.
Neiman Marcus has notified its suppliers that it will be closing its Chinese warehouse citing a change in business model.
Megan Brennan, Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. Postal Service came to speak at the American Cataloger Mailer Association’s National Catalog Forum in Washington D.C. on May 8. Her presentation provided an extensive amount of information about the future of standard flats and the FSS. I picked up some points during her hour-long presenation about the future […]