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Despite Revenue Gains, USPS’s 3Q Net Loss Hit $2 Billion  Aug 11, 2014 11:38 AM By Tim Parry

First, the good news: USPS’s shipping and package revenue was up 6.6%and standard mail revenue grew 5.1%. Here’s how operating expenses dragged the USPS down.

Google Teams Up with Barnes & Noble to Take On Amazon  Aug 08, 2014 8:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Aiming for Amazon, Google adds Barnes & Noble to its Google Shopping Express same-day delivery program in Manhattan, San Francisco, West Los Angeles.

Amazon Adds Same-Day Delivery in 6 New Cities  Aug 06, 2014 10:37 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon today announced same-day delivery is being added in the Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC metro areas.

Vitamin Shoppe Vet Archbold Replacing Fortunato in GNC Shakeup  Aug 05, 2014 11:13 AM By Tim Parry

Former Vitamin Shoppe President and COO Michael G. Archbold has been named CEO of GNC, effective immediately, replacing Joseph Fortunato. Here’s why GNC made the change at the top.

Nordstrom to Acquire Trunk Club  Aug 01, 2014 10:13 AM By MCM Staff

Trunk Club’s 250 personal stylists build true, one-to-one relationships with their members to understand their lifestyles and styling preferences before hand-selecting merchandise that is then shipped to the customer.

Amazon and Flipkart Increase Investments in India  Jul 31, 2014 7:33 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon and Flipkart announced this week that they will separately invest U.S. $3 billion to support rapid marketplace growth in India. See why they – and the U.S. Government – believe India is the hotbed for economic growth.

Amazon Opens 3D Printed Products Store  Jul 28, 2014 7:10 AM By MCM Staff

The new 3D Printed Products store enables customers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, rings, bobble head dolls and more.

Only 1 in 5 Retailers Are Ready for the Amazon Fire Phone  Jul 27, 2014 2:43 PM By Ari Weil

What do Gymboree, PetSmart and Spanx.com all have in common? They are three of only a handful of top e-retailers fully optimized to display mobile sites on the new Amazon Fire phone. Here’s what you need to do to conform with Amazon’s new phone.

ProShip Named First Certified DHL Global Mail International Solution Provider  Jul 25, 2014 7:28 AM By MCM Staff

ProShip, Inc., a provider of multi-carrier shipping software and distribution systems, was recently the first company to become certified as a DHL Global Mail International Solution provider. Here’s what the partnership means for ProShip’s global customers.

SEM Tops Online Retail Customer Acquisition Tactics  Jul 22, 2014 3:07 PM By MCM Staff

Search engine marketing is lauded by 85% of retailers as one of the most effective customer acquisition tactics, according to the 2014 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc. State of Retailing Online study. Here’s a look at what others






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