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What we know is that the Amazon store has two loading docks, and a tremendous amount of foot traffic. It’s speculated that Amazon will use the store as a same-day delivery hub, and to process returns.
UPS announced today it has acquired U.S.-based global ecommerce enabler and logistics company i-parcel for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition complements UPS’s international cross-border logistics capabilities from the U.S. and U.K., now extending to more than 100 countries.
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Customers who discover a Tweet from their favorite artist, expert, brand, or friend with an Amazon.com product link, can simply add “#AmazonWishList” to the reply on Twitter and the product is added to their Amazon Wish List.
How huge is Holiday 2014 going to be? Deloitte says overall holiday sales are expected to rise 4% to 4.5%, and digital interactions expected to influence 50% of retail store sales.
BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.
Retailers are spending more on marketing data capture than mobile heading into the 2014 holidays, based on a survey by Edelman Berland for eBay Enterprise.
FedEx reported Q1 revenue and earnings that beat analyst expectations, and announced plans for 50,000+ seasonal hires to deal with holiday shipping volumes.
FedEx expects to hire more than 50,000 seasonal workers for the peak holiday season, Mike Glenn, President and CEO of FedEx Services, said during the company’s first-quarter earnings call.
FedEx announced a 4.9% increase in FedEx Ground, FedEx Express and FedEx Freight, effective January 5, doing so for the first time ahead of rival UPS.