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Jet.com is Ready for Takeoff  Jul 20, 2015 1:27 PM By MCM Staff

Jet.com is set to launch taking on ecommerce giants like Amazon and Walmart. See what the company has planned with its launch this week.

Week in Review: Amazon Had the Best and Worst Week Ever  Jul 19, 2015 1:50 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon had the best week ever… and its worst week ever. Sounds impossible? It does, but here’s a look at why Prime Day was such a polarizing event for the ecommerce marketplace giant.

UPS Capital Acquisition Enhances Luxury Goods Logistics Offering  Jul 17, 2015 3:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Capital has acquired the Insured Parcel Services (IPS) of G4S International Logistics, pushing further into the luxury goods market.

Newgistics Hires Former Staples, Walmart Exec as CIO  Jul 17, 2015 9:37 AM By MCM Staff

Newgistics hired Gene Wojciechowski as chief information officer. He was formerly CIO of Walmart.com and also worked in IT management at Staples and UPS.

Prime Day Causes 14,000% Spike in Roomba Sales  Jul 16, 2015 2:25 PM By Tim Parry

Prime Day was a success for Amazon, says Amazon. 14,000 iRobot Roomba 595 Pet Vacuum Cleaning Robots were sold on Amazon on Prime Day, compared to 1 the previous Wednesday. That’s an increase of 14,000%. Time to break out the confetti cannons.

Forrester Research, Gilt, and Alibaba are Headlining Growing Global 2015  Jul 16, 2015 12:59 PM By Tim Parry

Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Wigder, Gilt’s Oksana Voronenko, and Alibaba’s Jim Tobyne will keynote Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference July 21-22 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.

Appellate Court Upholds Ruling That FedEx Drivers Were Employees  Jul 16, 2015 11:09 AM By Mike O'Brien

A federal appellate court has ruled against FedEx in a case from 2003 involving 500 drivers in Kansas who claimed they were misclassified as contractors.

Prime Day Was a Major Cross-Border Ecommerce Event  Jul 16, 2015 7:17 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon’s Prime Day will be a key theme at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference for ecommerce professionals. The event is designed to provide attendees content to put them on the right path to cross-border success.

Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day  Jul 16, 2015 6:09 AM By Tim Parry

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale. That was pretty much the sentiment of Amazon shoppers who turned to social media and voiced their frustration about Prime Day. But Amazon did claim Prime Day was a success.

eBags Brings In Staples’ Mike Edwards as President and CEO  Jul 16, 2015 5:01 AM By MCM Staff

eBags, Inc.’s Board of Directors has appointed Mike Edwards as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Edwards most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising for Staples, Inc.






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