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Amazon has announced plans to open a nearly 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Joliet, Ill. The site, which will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens, is the company’s first in the state.
Back to school shopping wasn’t cool when you were a kid… and apparently it wasn’t too cool in July. Back to school sales seemed to be slumping, and the season seemed to be taking on a new life a la the traditional holiday shopping season.
Siteworx has launched the Irish Setter Boots ecommerce website for the Red Wing Shoe Company. The new website allows consumers to research, compare and purchase Irish Setter hunting boots through a new digital channel.
Globalization is Alibaba Group’s most important strategy for the coming decades, and its goal is to help 10 million global businesses and serve 2 billion consumers around the world. That’s why Alibaba Group announced the appointment of Michael Evans as President of Alibaba Group on Tuesday.
Macy’s is expanding same-day delivery service to nine additional markets, giving them 17 in all, surpassing Amazon which provides the service in 14 markets.
UPS will acquire Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company, for $1.8 billion from Warburg Pincus.
Hermes has announced new actions to strengthen its parcel business in Russia. As part of its overall European expansion strategy, the retail and logistics services provider has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia. Under the terms of the agreement, DPD will continue to handle logistics transport services in Russia.
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eBay has pulled the plug on its eBay Now same-day delivery pilot programs, but is still exploring solutions that fit better with its 25 million sellers. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.
Working together, Visa and Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider, will enable a global payments solution for new ecommerce experiences like “buy buttons” and new innovations to come.
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