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Marketplaces Are Thinking Globally and Locally  Oct 23, 2013 3:29 PM By Tim Parry

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 Raises Free Shipping Minimum to $35  Oct 22, 2013 6:44 PM By Tim Parry

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 Plans to Hire More than 70,000 Seasonal Employees  Oct 02, 2013 7:13 AM By Daniela Forte

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.

Amazon Lockers Removed from Staples and RadioShack  Sep 19, 2013 4:37 PM By Daniela Forte

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.

What to Consider When Selling Globally  Sep 15, 2013 7:56 PM By Daniela Forte

Are you looking to expand your U.S.-based business globally? There may be some things you will need to consider before moving towards the international route.

How to Sell Efficiently on eBay and Amazon  Sep 09, 2013 9:56 AM By Lisa Steinhart

Marketplaces represent a great revenue opportunity for omnichannel merchants. But as Midwest Photo Exchange learned, the devil is in the details. Here’s why the more time you spend preparing your items and integrating your infrastructure will help you better control your costs and add to your bottom line.

Catalogs and Amazon are Major Holiday Concerns for Retailers  Sep 09, 2013 9:41 AM By Daniela Forte

The Amazon effect, customer acquisition and shipping are among the hot topics on the minds of merchants as they head into holiday 2013. See how merchants are preparing for the holiday.

Amazon Opens First Contact Center in Kentucky  Aug 19, 2013 2:02 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has opened an 80,000 square-foot contact center in Kentucky this month and while the customer service center is the first of its kind there, it joins four other fulfillment centers across the Bluegrass State.

Ship-from-Store is No Longer Just for Larger Merchants  Aug 05, 2013 2:31 PM By Fred Lizza

The ship-from-store trend has been generating a huge amount of buzz in recent months. While major retailers are seeing big benefits such as improved customer satisfaction and shipping cost savings, it’s doesn’t mean smaller retailers should be excluded.

Wayfair.com Enters Partnership with Quill  Jul 10, 2013 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte

Home goods retailer Wayfair.com has joined forces with Quill a B2B office provider, to offer a selection of home and office products on Quill.com, according to a press release.






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