Amazon has quietly launched Amazon Lending, which it hopes will encourage merchants to place more inventories into the Amazon Marketplace.
As a big brand, it is dangerous to assume that because you can’t change something overnight your business can’t be agile. Rather businesses requires a forward thinking leadership team that isn’t afraid to risk changing direction and productivity in the short term for a long term gain.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sears Holdings has launched Fulfilled By Sears, a turnkey fulfillment service that offers pay-as-you-go pricing for businesses seeking a simple, cost-effective solution to manage storage, picking, packing and shipping of customer orders from Sears Marketplace and other places a merchant sells products. “Fulfilled By Sears is a game-changer for […]
Amazon, Google, and eBay are striving towards national same-day delivery fulfillment, but the shipping option might not be the perfect decision for every retailer, according to Shop.org. In the “Same-day Delivery – Should It Be a Priority for Your Business” whitepaper, Shop.org states that before jumping the gun and diving into making same-day delivery happen, […]
Google announced last week same-day delivery known as Google Shopping Express in the San Francisco area, according to an article on Mashable.com.
Goodreads will be joining the Amazon family. Amazon reached an agreement with Goodreads this week, the leading site for book recommendations that help people find and share books.
Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze returns to the company as Chairman Emeritus, Best Buy announced this week. This return comes in support of the company’s Renew Blue Transformation efforts, according to Best Buy.
It’s clear that the opportunity is there for third-party retailers, but there is a difference between listing your products on Amazon and being successful on Amazon. Oftentimes the difference for retailers lies in their ability to meet Amazon’s customer service expectations and increase their product visibility.
With U.S. ecommerce sales surpassing the $200 billion mark and projections of continued double-digit growth, it is increasingly important that multichannel retailers develop a process to integrate these channels and manage fulfillment efficiently and effectively. However, many retailers are busy on the front end optimizing their websites and stores.
Ship-to-store gives the consumer options. It makes life easier for those who don’t want to pay shipping and handling charges and is a big part of the ominchannel world consumers are taking part in when they are shopping.