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Amazon Shipping Has Slowed for Non-Prime Members  Feb 09, 2016 10:09 AM By Mike O'Brien

While Amazon still reigns with Prime, delivery times have slipped for non-Prime members as omnichannel retailers have caught up, according to new data from StellaService. However, this flexing of their fulfillment muscles has come at a significant cost.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Using UberRUSH to Deliver Super Bowl Champions Merchandise  Feb 06, 2016 1:12 PM By MCM Staff

Dick’s Sporting Goods will deliver championship t-shirts to fans of the Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos in Chicago and New York City via UberRUSH immediately following the Super Bowl this Sunday.

Week in Review: The Great Amazon Retail Store Mystery Solved  Feb 04, 2016 12:03 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon was going to keep its store expansion plans a mystery. And Jeff Bezos would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling CEOs. So is Amazon going to open 300 to 400 bricks-and-mortar stores as General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani said during its earnings call on Tuesday?

UPS Blows Out Q4, Cites Ecommerce Growth, Automation, Tight Controls  Feb 04, 2016 11:35 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS cited ecommerce growth, tight management controls and automation investments in its record Q4 results, while reaffirming its relationship with Amazon.

Looks Like Those Amazon Books Stores Are Happening…  Feb 02, 2016 9:23 PM By Tim Parry

General Growth Properties Sandeep Mathrani spilled the beans today on a big secret that really comes as no surprise: Amazon is going to open more Amazon Books bricks-and-mortar store locations. Like, at least 300 of them.

UberRUSH Gains Retail Partners with New Same-Day Delivery API  Feb 02, 2016 5:50 PM By Mike O'Brien

The UberRUSH same-day delivery service’s new API lets retailers offer it as a checkout option, making it more competitive with others in the space.

Week in Review: Amazon and PayPal Payments Battle Heats Up  Jan 28, 2016 3:04 PM By MCM Staff

It is probably not a coincidence that Amazon Payments and PayPal both announced record number of users following what’s been the most successful holiday season for mobile commerce.

U.S. Retailers Not Fully Meeting Consumers’ Ecommerce Fulfillment Demands  Jan 27, 2016 2:26 PM By MCM Staff

Data from a new survey from Temando shows a disconnect between consumer expectations for ecommerce fulfillment and what retailers are actually delivering.

Avalara Launches Real-Time Global Tax Ecommerce Compliance Solution  Jan 26, 2016 4:21 PM By MCM Staff

Avalara LandedCost enables small and mid-market ecommerce merchants to determine in real-time the duties, taxes, cost of goods sold and shipping costs for all global commerce transactions.

Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances  Jan 21, 2016 2:52 PM By MCM Staff

After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for major appliance options on jcp.com.






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