Ahead of Singles Day, Cries Foul Against Alibaba  Nov 05, 2015 1:48 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba may be bracing itself to shatter last year’s record $9.3 billion Singles Day, but it also may soon battle Chinese marketplace rival outside of cyberspace. Click and learn why has a beef with Alibaba.

U.S. Postal Service Projecting 10.5% Increase in Holiday Packages  Nov 05, 2015 1:45 PM By MCM Staff

The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver about 600 million packages this holiday season, up 10.5% over 2014, while hiring 30,000 to meet the peak demand.

GlobalShopex Launches ARK Therapeutic into Cross-Border Ecommerce  Nov 05, 2015 10:33 AM By MCM Staff

By enabling GlobalShopex’s international shipping solution on its BigCommerce store, ARK Therapeutic can now accept international orders and ship to clients in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

Sterling Partners Introduces new eBay Enterprise Company  Nov 03, 2015 2:58 PM By MCM Staff

The combined operations portions of eBay Enterprise and Innotrac will have more than 7,500 employees, operate 27 distribution centers and six customer service sites across North America and Europe.

Week In Review: REI Says No to Black Friday  Oct 30, 2015 2:23 PM By MCM Staff

Instead of shopping on Black Friday, outdoor clothing and equipment retailer REI wants its customers to #OptOutside. Won’t REI lose a lot of money? Probably not, and here’s why. Also, here’s a look at the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world last week.

Bill Blass Set to Launch Globally on November 2  Oct 29, 2015 3:02 PM By MCM Staff

Bill Blass will launch a global ecommerce, with plans to ship to over 65 countries beginning November 2. The launch collection, designed under Creative Director Chris Benz, includes women’s ready-to-wear, handbags, accessories and shoes.

UPS Says Holiday Peak Volume Will Grow 10%  Oct 29, 2015 9:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS expects holiday volume to grow 10%, as Q3 revenue dipped but profit grew through cost-cutting measures like expanded pickup locations, sort reductions.

Amazon Sued by Contractors Claiming They’re Employees  Oct 28, 2015 9:58 AM By Mike O'Brien

Joining the likes of Uber, Postmates and FedEx, Amazon is facing a lawsuit from contract delivery drivers who claim they should be classified as employees

REI Announces Company Will Be Closed on Black Friday  Oct 27, 2015 12:03 PM By Daniela Forte

In an effort to be authentic and setting themselves apart from other retailers, outdoor apparel brand REI announced it will close all of its 143 stores and ecommerce channel on Black Friday. In this video, CEO Jerry Stritzke talks about what prompted this decision.

Amazon Once Again Posts Profit in Q3  Oct 27, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon reported a third-quarter profit of $79 million on sales that rose 23% to $25.4 billion, making it three of the last four quarters in the black.

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