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Macy’s to Expand Seasonal Employment in Fulfillment Centers  Sep 30, 2013 6:15 PM By Daniela Forte

Macy’s Inc. will gear up for the holiday season by hiring 6,600 seasonal employees to work in its online fulfillment centers, and an additional 1,200 seasonal employees to work in the fulfillment areas of the 500 Macy’s stores that fill and ship orders directly to customers.

Google Same-day Delivery Service Expands Reach  Sep 30, 2013 1:33 PM By Daniela Forte

Google announced that its Google Shopping Express, a same-day delivery service, is now available to everyone in the Bay area from San Francisco to San Jose, according to a press release.

Catalog Mailers May See 5.9% to 6.1% Postal Rate Increase  Sep 26, 2013 3:31 PM By Daniela Forte

Catalog mailers may see, on average, a 5.9% postal rate increase based on price changes the U.S. Postal Service has proposed to the Postal Regulatory Commission, according to a statement emailed to Multichannel Merchant by the American Catalog Mailers Association.

Harry & David Adds Wine to its Inventory  Sep 25, 2013 11:51 AM By Daniela Forte

As part of a natural progression, Harry & David expanded its inventory to include wine. See what Harry & David has planned for its new addition.

Walmart Expects to Hire 55,000 Holiday Employees  Sep 24, 2013 10:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Walmart announced plans to hire 55,000 seasonal employees for the upcoming holiday season, according to a press release.

October 2013 Tip Sheet: Shipping  Sep 20, 2013 10:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Need some tips on shipping international? How about some advice on tracking shipments? Or for that matter, how about a last-minute primer on holiday shipping? All that and more can be found on our shipping tip sheet. Topics include: International shipping Free shipping Dealing with damages Cutting your shipping costs Ship-to and Ship-from store Click […]

Amazon Lockers Removed from Staples and RadioShack  Sep 19, 2013 4:37 PM By Daniela Forte

After a one year test program, Amazon has decided to remove its lockers from both Staples Inc. and RadioShack Corp. Both retailers have said the delivery program either didn’t meet it’s criteria or match up with its fulfillment strategy.

Online Fraud Burdens Merchants  Sep 17, 2013 3:11 PM By Daniela Forte

Fraud is a scary thing and it is burdening merchants everyday with higher costs. According to this infographic by LexisNexis, for every $1 in fraud loss, merchants are paying $2.79. While fraud losses continue to grow, many ecommerce merchants believe fraud prevention is too expensive. It is these merchants that experience two times more in fraud losses.

New Study Offers Snapshot Into Fraud  Sep 17, 2013 3:09 PM By Daniela Forte

A new study has found that nearly one in three victims of identity theft have chosen to avoid specific merchants after they have fallen victim to fraud. Here is a quick snap shot into how merchants are handling fraud.

Infographic Online Fraud Burdens Merchants  Sep 17, 2013 11:54 AM By Daniela Forte

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