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Macy’s Continues to See Results from Omnichannel  Aug 20, 2014 10:05 AM By Mike O'Brien

Macy’s is continuing to see in-store sales driven by its online channel at both its Macy’s and Bloomingdales stores, the company told analysts and investors in a Q2 earnings call.

UPS and FedEx Allowed to Expand Delivery in China  Aug 19, 2014 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.

IRS Tax Change Will Impact Warehouse Owners  Aug 19, 2014 10:41 AM By Mike O'Brien

A major change to the IRS code, starting this tax year, will impact how warehouse owners can deduct expenses for work done on their facilities.

Is a Pop-up Distribution Center Right for You?  Aug 19, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Doug Brochu, CEO of Bridge Solutions Group, talks about what a pop-up distribution center is, how it operates and the benefits for merchants.

How Shipping Affects the Customer Experience  Aug 19, 2014 8:57 AM By Mike O'Brien

Delivering a consistently stellar customer experience continues to fuel changes in how merchants get items from point of sale to the doorstep.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center in CA  Aug 18, 2014 1:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it was opening a fifth California fulfillment center in Redlands, giving it nearly 5 million square feet of fulfillment space in the state.

Rue La La Seeking Buyer as Flash Sales Market Tightens  Aug 15, 2014 4:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

Rue La La has hired JP Morgan Chase to seek strategic alternatives, including finding a buyer, and Gilt Groupe is seen as the leading contender.

Working to Avoid Another Holiday Shipping Disaster  Aug 12, 2014 9:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Experts and executives talk about steps being taken to avoid the holiday shipping snafus that caused delays and angry customers in 2013.

Google Teams Up with Barnes & Noble to Take On Amazon  Aug 08, 2014 8:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Aiming for Amazon, Google adds Barnes & Noble to its Google Shopping Express same-day delivery program in Manhattan, San Francisco, West Los Angeles.

Canadian Online Shoppers Love Global Brands  Aug 06, 2014 3:24 PM By Mike O'Brien

Canadian online shoppers love U.S., international brands, and are under-served by domestic retailers, making it a popular market with ecommerce merchants.

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