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Amazon Prime Air: Delivery By Drones  Dec 01, 2013 10:47 PM By Tim Parry

Amazon is hoping that, by 2015, it will be able to deliver orders via droids. Yes, drones. Amazon Prime Air is hoping for takeoff in 2015.

Happy Black Friday 2013, America! And the Violence Begins…  Nov 29, 2013 9:37 AM By Tim Parry

I may butcher the old saying, but here it goes: You are what you are when no one is looking. [CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] So when you do something stupid at a retail store on Thanksgiving night or Black Friday morning, everyone knows it. By 8 a.m. EST on Black […]

Boycotting Retailers on Thanksgiving Day? Boycott These Professions, Too  Nov 25, 2013 1:09 PM By Tim Parry

One look at your own Facebook news feed, Twitter feed, etc. will confirm what the polls are saying. Consumers don’t want stores open on Thanksgiving Day. Consumers believe retail store employees deserve Thanksgiving Day off to spend with their families. [CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] But if you’re dead-set against shopping […]

Why Are Retail Stores Open on Thanksgiving Day?  Nov 25, 2013 1:09 PM By Tim Parry

Like it or not, retail stores will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day (or Thanksgiving Night) so mobs of consumers can get great deals on flat panel televisions, iPads, toys, apparel and more. Here’s why bricks-and-mortar feels the need to compete with ecommerce.

JCPenney and Kmart Tweet-off the Holiday Season  Nov 23, 2013 8:43 AM By Tim Parry

Kmart and JCPenney tweeted off in a battle of wits, holiday hashtags and, well, pants and this cute and possibly un-staged merchant match-up. It was fun, and deserved the slow-clap, until Wrangler chimed in.

The ProFlowers Personalization Fail  Nov 20, 2013 2:20 PM By Tim Parry

This morning, my wife asked me if I got the email she forwarded me from ProFlowers. I know she doesn’t like to receive flowers (this is a documented fact, not a cop out excuse by a husband), so I was figuring maybe she wanted me to order a gift for someone. Then I saw the […]

Remembering Daryl Logullo  Nov 19, 2013 6:58 PM By Tim Parry

We’re thinking with a heavy heart about Daryl Logullo, husband to Beth, and father to Matthew and Katherine, who died suddenly on Nov. 18. We received the sad news Tuesday in an email from David Auerbach, president of metal detector seller Kellyco Metal detectors, where Daryl had been Director of Ecommerce and Marketing since March.

Well Played, Kmart, Well Played…  Nov 18, 2013 6:26 PM By Tim Parry

So many puns, so little time. But let’s just say Kmart’s latest viral video for its Joe Boxer brand is, well, a bell-ringer.

The 12 Trends of the Christmas… Holiday Shopping 2013  Nov 14, 2013 5:26 PM By Tim Parry

The Holiday 2013 shopping season has started early: Here are the 12 trends of Christmas shopping you need to watch.

Amazon-USPS Sunday Delivery a Win for Consumers  Nov 12, 2013 10:25 AM By Tim Parry

It sounds like Amazon did its homework when it decided to offer Sunday delivery to its Amazon Prime members. And the U.S. Postal Service was smart enough to pounce on the opportunity to be its Sunday delivery provider.






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