Amazon Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $35

| Mike O'Brien

In a quick counter-salvo, Amazon recently lowered the free shipping threshold for non-Prime members from $49 to $35, a response to Walmart’s move earlier this month.
The speed with which Amazon changed its policy is an indication of just how seriously it is taking ecommerce competition from the world’s largest retailer.

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Ecommerce Drives Booming Canadian Warehouse Market

| Mike O'Brien

Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust, with FedEx and Best Buy as clients, said ecommerce will make up 50% of its Canadian warehouses, up from 30% today. See what other plans the company has, including wooing Amazon as a client north of the border.

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How to Win the Amazon Buy Box Every Time

| Nathan Grimm

Is it really worth all the cost of adjusting distribution strategy, changing packaging and monitoring third-party sellers just to maintain price and win the Amazon buy box? If your retail relationships are important, the answer is yes.

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What to Do When You Decide to Sell on Amazon

| Gene Ku

You’ve decided to sell on Amazon, so what exactly does that mean for your business? What do you need to do next? Take a look at these five steps to make selling on Amazon an easy one.

Union Woes Threaten Amazon Holiday Deliveries

| Brian Kelly

Citing lowered pay, bad working conditions and staffing shortages, Amazon Prime Air pilots are warning Amazon customers to think twice before placing a holiday order. Find out what steps the pilot union and the company are taking to resolve matters.