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September 30, 2014




eBay to Finally Split Off PayPal

After years of speculation, eBay Inc. announced it will finally split off PayPal into a public traded company in the second half of 2015.

Creating two standalone businesses best positions eBay and PayPal to capitalize on their respective growth opportunities in …

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August 11, 2014




Despite Revenue Gains, USPS’s 3Q Net Loss Hit $2 Billion

It was another one of those good-news-bad news for the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS’s third-quarter revenue increased 3.2% compared to the same period in 2013, but it suffered a net loss of $2 billion.

First, the good news: Shipping and package …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

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September 26, 2014




MetaPack Acquires ABOL Software Inc.

London-based ecommerce technology delivery services provider The MetaPack Group has acquired ABOL Software Inc. of Altlanta, a provider of multi-carrier shipping software in North America, the company said in a press release.

The acquisition expands MetaPack’s global delivery services …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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October 9, 2014




Best Practices for Retail Operations and Fulfillment

Major tactical areas like handling holiday season demand and related labor management issues, as well as implementing omnichannel commerce and dealing with rapid changes in customer contact centers, are perennial challenges facing operations and fulfillment professionals.
To help them address …

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In executive summary, Operations & Fulfillment

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July 31, 2014




eBay: 79% of Global Shoppers Prefer PayPal

PayPal is the preferred payment method for eBay’s cross-border consumers, eBay president and CEO John Donahoe said during the company’s second-quarter earnings call.

According to Donohoe, 79% of global shoppers identified PayPal as their preferred payment method when making cross-border purchases.

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May 9, 2014




USPS Suffers a Net Loss of $1.9 Billion

The U.S. Postal Service ended the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with a net loss of $1.9 billion. This marks the 20th of the last 22 quarters it has sustained a loss.

“The Postal Service is working diligently to improve …

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June 24, 2014




eBay Enterprise Names IBM’s Hayman its New President

eBay Inc. has named Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business. Hayman will report to eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe.

“We are fortunate to have Craig join our leadership team and lead our Enterprise business unit,” …

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September 2, 2014




What Ecommerce Retailers Need to Translate in a Global-Local World

Ecommerce is a big industry, and it’s only getting bigger. Some research estimates that, by the end of 2014, total global ecommerce sales will hit $1.5 trillion, and for the first time ever, Asia-Pacific will overtake North America as the biggest …

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June 10, 2014




PayPal President David Marcus Leaves Company for Facebook

Ebay Inc. announced this week that PayPal president David Marcus is leaving the company for Facebook. His last day is expected to be June 27, according to a press release from eBay Inc.   Marcus will be leading Facebook’s messaging products.

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February 10, 2014




USPS Ends Q1 with $354 Million Loss, Shipping Revenue Up 14%

While the U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of 2014 with a net loss of $354 million, its shipping business increased by 14%, according to a release issued on February 7.

While the $354 million loss marked a sustained loss for the Postal …

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