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UPS announced last week it launched a customer pickup program trial in mid-July that allows people to pick up parcels from 172 retail locations in Chicago and New York.
Staples has announced a series of enhancements to its omnichannel experience, including the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, Visa Checkout for online payments, new in-store kiosks, and an app for iPad users.
Online floral retailer 1-800-Flowers announced it has acquired specialty gift retailer Harry & David Holdings Inc. for $142.5 million, according to a press release.
Claire Watts has resigned from her role as Chief Executive Officer of QVC’s U.S. operations, effective Friday, September 5, to pursue other opportunities.
Fanatics will provide fans with an enormous selection of team sports apparel and merchandise at JCPenney.com with over 300,000 licensed products spanning all the major sports leagues.
A federal court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers who worked in California and Oregon were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.
While Best Buy saw its domestic revenue decline by 2.4%, its online revenue increased by 22% or $581 million in the second quarter, the company said in a press release.
Amazon plans to develop its own software that will enable companies to place targeted online ads that tap the power of Amazon’s vast store of buyer data, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Staples announced it would close approximately 140 of its North American stores in 2014, according to its Q2 earnings call.
After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.
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