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Drones, Robotics, 3D Printing Part of Major Technology Focus at UPS  Jun 30, 2016 7:50 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS executives said they will continue to place a $1 billion bet on new technology each year, including major investments in facility automation, robotics and even drones to conduct tasks such as aircraft inspections and inventory counts. See what else the company disclosed about its strategy and operations during media day at its Atlanta headquarters.

Belk Announces the Appointment of a New CEO  Jun 30, 2016 4:27 PM By MCM Staff

The Board of Directors of Belk, Inc. announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. Former Hot Topic CEO, Lisa Harper will take over, see what this will mean for the company.

Amazon Announces Second Annual Prime Day  Jun 30, 2016 10:04 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon announced its second annual Prime Day, set to take place on Tuesday, July 12. This year, the marketplace giant will offer more than 100,000 deals worldwide to Prime members. See what plans Amazon has in place.

Canada Post Strike Would Hit SMB Ecommerce Shippers  Jun 29, 2016 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

Smaller merchants doing business in Canada are getting product out the door and setting up contingencies in anticipation of a possible Canada Post strike. See what options are available, and what impact the work stoppage could have.

Forever 21 Shipping Firm Abandons Retailer  Jun 29, 2016 11:23 AM By Daniela Forte

Forever 21 may need to start looking for a new shipping company, as its current shipping company EZ Worldwide Express has abandoned them. Read what caused the company to abandon Forever 21 and what plans the brand has in place.

eBay Expands in Africa with MallofAfrica.com Partnership  Jun 28, 2016 2:06 PM By Daniela Forte

eBay will soon be expanding in Africa through a new partnership with MallofAfrica.com, an online shopping startup, beginning next month. See what this will mean for both companies and how it will help eBay expand into Africa.

Chinese Cross-Border Ecommerce Sales Expected to Grow 50% in 2016  Jun 28, 2016 11:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

In 2016, more than 15% of Chinese residents will make online purchases from offshore sellers worth $85.76 billion, according to a new report from eMarketer. By 2020, more than a quarter of the population, representing half of all digital buyers, will be doing so, the company reported.

Amazon Dash Adds 50 New Buttons, Expands Categories  Jun 28, 2016 11:04 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced another expansion of its Amazon Dash Button program, adding more than 50 new brands and increasing the total to more than 150. With the program, Amazon is bringing a growing assortment of popular consumer packaged goods sold at its marketplace into the realm of simplified, push button fulfillment gratification.

Pet Lovers Driven to The Honest Kitchen with Refer-a-Friend App  Jun 24, 2016 10:08 AM By MCM Staff

The Honest Kitchen’s site traffic saw a significant boost in conversion when it began using Shop Socially’s refer-a-friend app. Visitors who saw the referral campaign on the site, referred the brand to their friends. Honest Kitchen saw referral traffic convert two times higher than normal. See how The Honest Kitchen benefited in other ways from using the refer-a-friend app.

Ecommerce Investments Pay Off for FedEx in Fiscal 2016  Jun 23, 2016 12:32 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx’s continued focus on ecommerce growth, reflected in its capital spending and recent spate of acquisitions, paid dividends in fiscal 2016, especially the 20% growth in ground revenue. Walmart’s recent addition of a subscription service in response to Amazon Prime, partially served by regional carriers, is not a concern, company executives said.






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