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NewsJun 23, 2015 3:37 PM By Daniela Forte
Amazon saw “skyrocketing” sales of Confederate flags after other retailers decided to stop selling them, spiking an amazing 3,000% in 24 hours.
NewsJun 23, 2015 11:51 AM By Mike O'Brien
To save costs, UPS has begun negotiating with major retail shippers about eliminating discounts for large parcels during this year’s peak holiday season.
NewsJun 20, 2015 4:29 PM By MCM Staff
Amazon is trying to make delivery even faster by turning the U.S. into a Nation of Couriers… Who needs drones when you can have an Uber-like delivery experience? Here’s a look at the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world this week.
NewsJun 19, 2015 2:58 PM By Tim Parry
One-day orders on June 18, the day of JD.com’s Anniversary Sale, increased more than 100% compared to last year. Here’s a snapshot look at the results, which include a jump in mobile orders of more than 60% of total sales.
NewsJun 19, 2015 9:58 AM By Mike O'Brien
UPS Capital, a subsidiary of UPS, has acquired Parcel Pro to bolster insurance of luxury goods shipments.
NewsJun 19, 2015 9:45 AM By Mike O'Brien
CINCINNATI – Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Postal Service to provide a full suite of omnichannel payment solutions. Vantiv’s processing services will support the efficiency, scale and functionality required for […]
NewsJun 19, 2015 9:16 AM By Mike O'Brien
FedEx’ Q4 top and bottom line fell short of expectations, the latter impacted by pension accounting adjustments and a settlement with California drivers.
NewsJun 18, 2015 12:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution centers, including Toys R Us, Amazon, HSN Inc. and Ace Hardware.
NewsJun 18, 2015 10:10 AM By MCM Staff
Borderfree, which was recently acquired by Pitney Bowes, has added 120 markets, enabling global ecommerce retailers to localize the shopping experience for customers in long-tail markets around the world. Here’s why Borderfree believes emerging luxury markets such as Nigeria and Kazakhstan should be on cross-border retailers’ radar.
NewsJun 17, 2015 12:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
While the extent of consumer demand for same-day delivery remains an open question, activity and investment around it remains red hot.