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Retailers Preparing for Surge in Omnichannel Holiday Shopping  Oct 27, 2014 1:51 PM By MCM Staff

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups. According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey, more merchants are not going to push guaranteed deliveries to the brink this holiday season.

Scrubs & Beyond Steps into the International Market  Oct 21, 2014 6:51 PM By Tim Parry

Scrubs & Beyond has partnered with cross border ecommerce provider GlobalShopex to begin selling their products in over 200 countries and territories around the world.

Organize-It Launches Mobile-friendly Website  Oct 21, 2014 4:41 PM By MCM Staff

This mobile site will allow Organize-It to reach a wider audience as well as cater to their customers who prefer to access Organizeit.com from their smart phones or tablets. The user friendly tabs and check out will aid in the mobile browsing experience.

Hobo Launches Responsive Ecommerce Site  Oct 21, 2014 4:16 PM By MCM Staff

Handbag and lifestyle brand Hobo improves ecommerce sales and positions itself for future growth with WebLinc-powered site. The new site, www.HoboBags.com, uses responsive design to optimize the user experience for shoppers on smartphones, tablets or desktop computers.

Amazon to Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers  Oct 16, 2014 8:39 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal employees at its 50 fulfillment centers and 15 sortation centers in the U.S. to handle peak demand.

O+F Distribution Center Roundup  Oct 15, 2014 10:21 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions and additions in distribution and fulfillment centers.

Amazon Launches Same-Day Pickup in UK  Oct 15, 2014 9:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

Expanding a service it has offered here overseas, Amazon has launched same-day parcel pickup in the UK through its delivery partner Connect Group.

Is Google a Threat to Amazon with New Membership Pricing?  Oct 14, 2014 1:50 PM By Daniela Forte

Google Express has challenged Amazon’s membership pricing by offering the service for $95 a year, while Amazon offers its Prime membership service for $99 a year.

Report: U.S. Same-Day Delivery Sales to Reach $4B by 2018  Oct 14, 2014 9:12 AM By Mike O'Brien

Multichannel Merchant talks to BI Intelligence senior analyst Cooper Smith about why he estimates U.S. same-day delivery sales will pass $4 billion by 2018.

UPS Access Point, My Choice Programs Expanded  Oct 13, 2014 12:46 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Access Point pickup program is being expanded to all major U.S. metro areas by 2015. The company is also adding its My Choice program in 15 countries.






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