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By lifting a restriction that required all items in an order to come from the same seller to qualify for free shipping, Amazon has more than tripled the number of items that qualify for the benefit.
Adobe estimates that the Storm Juno cost online retailers $35 million yesterday due to power outages, over-run cellular networks and general prep for the storm.
The acquisition ob Boston Boot marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for the company to directly deliver superior products to its customers.
Consumers have embraced online shopping from their smartphones, boosting their spending by 125% across all product categories, according to the results of MarketLive’s latest quarterly Performance Index report.
As it continues to battle UPS, FedEx and DHL for a larger slice of the ecommerce shipping pie, the USPS has asked the PRC to keep its competitive Priority Mail rates unchanged for domestic delivery while raising Parcel Select – the primary last-mile option of the major carriers – by 8%.
While not packing the wallop that forecasters had been predicting, winter storm Juno nonetheless was bad enough to put a serious crimp in the shipping operations of major carriers in the Northeast.
As it lowered guidance on its earnings for Q4 and fiscal 2015, UPS also talked about possible adjustments to its peak season pricing later this year.
A listing of some recently announced distribution center expansions and additions in retail and direct-to-consumer operations.
StellaService finds returns processing times are shrinking, especially during the holidays, as more retailers make it a focus of the customer experience.
The days of buying garden gnomes, orthopedic pet beds and assorted tchachkies from SkyMall, the iconic catalog found in airline seat-back pocket. SkyMall and its parent company, Xhibit Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.
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