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NewsOct 27, 2015 10:18 AM By MCM Staff
Deloitte released its 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends. The survey reveals major disruptions in holiday shopping traditions, largely due to digital engagement. See what this means for online retailers.
NewsOct 27, 2015 9:38 AM By MCM Staff
FedEx is predicting a record 317 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve this year, a 12.4% increase in volume compared to 2014.
NewsOct 24, 2015 8:37 AM By MCM Staff
Sears has introduced “Meet With An Expert,” this free service that improves the home appliance shopping experience by connecting online shoppers with knowledgeable associates in store. It seems fitting that Sears made this announcement on October 21, 2015, which was “Back to the Future Day.”
NewsOct 23, 2015 4:55 PM By Mike O'Brien
The union representing UPS pilots voted in favor of a strike to settle a four-year-long negotiation, as FedEx reached a six-year deal with its pilots union.
NewsOct 23, 2015 10:54 AM By MCM Staff
JD.com and Tencent Holdings Limited jointly announced an expanded partnership to provide merchants with innovative mobile marketing solutions ahead of this year’s Singles Day promotion.
NewsOct 20, 2015 2:16 PM By MCM Staff
overstockArt.com has launched an ecommerce website that has replaced its 12 year-old flagship online store. See what updates were made to the new site.
NewsOct 20, 2015 8:14 AM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon said it is creating 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network this holiday season to meet increased demand, up from 80,000 hired in 2014.
NewsOct 16, 2015 2:47 PM By MCM Staff
The major package carriers’ general rate increases for 2016 are rolling in… just in time for the holidays! Here’s a look at what the carriers are doing, plus the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world last week…
NewsOct 16, 2015 1:37 PM By Rob Martinez
Effective December 28, UPS Ground rates and accessorial charges will increase by an average net 4.9%, and UPS Air and International services and accessorials, including UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 5.2%.
NewsOct 16, 2015 12:13 PM By Tim Parry
The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of proposed price changes for its Shipping Services products to take effect next year, following the conclusion of the holiday season. The average Shipping Services price change is 9.5%, which results in an average shipping price of less than $5.50 per shipment across […]