With Christmas right around the corner, shoppers are making a mad dash to ensure all their holiday shopping is complete and shipped before next week. And while ecommerce merchants are pulling out all the stops to try to grab shopper’s attention and dollars, many, if not all, are finding it tough to compete with Amazon.
Amazon is working to expand its consumer packaged goods market and take on warehouse club stores like Costco and Walmart’s Sam’s Club with its new business the Pantry, according to a report by USA Today.
ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo talks about how his clients have done over the 2013 Black Friday weekend in the marketplaces and the comparison shopping engines. [CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] One major point is how well ChannelAdvisor’s clients are doing with Google Shopping. Wingo explains why ChannelAdvisor’s clients are seeing more […]
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.
Amazon’s recently-announced partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, which expands delivery offerings for Amazon Prime members to include Sundays, offers a promise of much needed revenue for the USPS and improves its relevancy in the parcel delivery business.
Since 2010 Amazon has shared warehouse space with Proctor & Gamble, the parent company of such products like Pampers diapers, Bounty paper towels, Tide laundry detergent among others, according to the Wall Street Journal, a move many are saying is a beneficial arrangement for both companies.
Once upon a time, merchants saw ecommerce marketplaces as a place to clear out overstock items. But the growing global economy and partnerships with brick and mortar retailers are making the marketplaces an attractive outlet for third-party merchants to sell their goods.In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: Why partnering with marketplaces […]
Amazon spokesman Erik Fairleigh said in an email that the company had not changed the minimum order amount for free shipping in more than a decade. That amount was previously $25.
Amazon is expected to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its U.S. fulfillment centers for the holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand, a 40% increase over 2012, according to a press release.
After a one year test program, Amazon has decided to remove its lockers from both Staples Inc. and RadioShack Corp. Both retailers have said the delivery program either didn’t meet it’s criteria or match up with its fulfillment strategy.