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Amazon Expands Seller Holiday Deals Program Worldwide

| Daniela Forte

Sellers will be offering thousands of deals throughout the holiday season across most product categories. The seller holiday deals program, which was introduced for the first time last year, will now be expanding worldwide on local Amazon sites in the U.S., in the EU, China, Japan, India and Canada.

Ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment, retail, inventory management, omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel operations, ship to store, ship from store, in-store pickup, customer experience, shipping, free shipping, Amazon

Competing with Free Shipping the Smart Way

| Gregg Aamoth

Once viewed as an extra customer incentive, “free” shipping has quickly becoming the norm for retailers when selling online. With online retail giants like Amazon upping the ante, it seems like there is no other option for retailers but to keep up and take the hit to the bottom line.

But omnichannel retailers are starting to realize they don’t always have resort to margin-eroding “free” shipping to compete.

Is RadioShack Going Out of Business?

| Daniela Forte

Electronics retailer Radio Shack could file for bankruptcy soon after its shares lost nearly a third of its value, brokerage Wedbush Securities reported Tuesday, according to Reuters.

A Same-day Delivery Believer

| Ellen Shannon

I’ve been skeptical about the need and demand for same-day delivery services, mostly because of the price that I thought would be required for the service. All that changed, when I got this email from Amazon.

Amazon, Amazon.com, warehouse/distribution center, distribution center, fulfillment center, retail, online retail, online marketplace

Multichannel Merchant Presents: This Week in Amazon

| MCM Staff

It’s been a busy summer at Amazon: The ecommerce juggernaut added same-day delivery in 6 cities, said they’d open 15 new sortation centers, and introduced a smartphone that may or may not be an Amazon sales-driver. In this video, Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry and Mike O’Brien break down what you need to know.