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The USPS reported a 14.1% increase in package volume, and an 11.1% increase in shipping and package revenue in 2015, as mail volume continued to fall.
This past week, there have been three separate instances of retail brands who ran into social media blowback as a result of some type of faux paus or protest over moves tied to holiday shopping.
These days our Senior Editor Mike O’Brien is plenty busy doing many things for Multichannel Merchant so we thought we would give him a little shoutout by asking all of you, our readers to start following him on Twitter.
EnterWorks, a market leader in master data solutions for transforming product information into persuasive and personalized content, said the combination of print and web catalogs is a defining element in omnichannel shopping experiences.
Field & Stream stores, an outdoor specialty brand owned and operated by omnichannel retailer DICK’S Sporting Goods,
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 8.3% this month over the same time last year as consumers begin their holiday shopping. That’s a dramatic difference from this time last year, the National Retail Federation says.
Free shipping is the top priority for shoppers when it comes to retail policies, with 72% of responding consumers planning to take full advantage, according to Deloitte’s 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.
Multichannel Merchant’s inbox has been inundated with surveys related to holiday shopping trends. So what can we make out of all of these surveys, and how will they affect your last-minute preparation for the 2015 holiday season?
Target Corp. announced it has launched an international version of its website available to shoppers in more than 200 countries and territories. See what this means for the company.
The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver about 600 million packages this holiday season, up 10.5% over 2014, while hiring 30,000 to meet the peak demand.
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