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NewsMay 12, 2016 3:28 PM By Mike O'Brien
Again taking square aim at Amazon Prime, Walmart plans to offer free two-day shipping as part of its $50 a year ShippingPass program. See what else the retail giant has in the works as it looks to gain ground against its online rival.
NewsMay 11, 2016 4:50 PM By MCM Staff
Sealed Air Corp. has partnered with Box on Demand and Panotec, providers of 3D platforms and fanfold corrugated for on-demand, right-sized box creation.
NewsMay 11, 2016 11:47 AM By Mike O'Brien
A federal court judge has ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to block the proposed Staples-Office Depot merger, upholding the FTC’s December lawsuit which claimed the resulting monopolistic company would harm consumers by adversely affecting office supply prices.
NewsMay 11, 2016 10:44 AM By Tim Parry
Rumors of China’s poor economy may be greatly exaggerated, based on double-digit sales growth reported this month by marketplace leaders Alibaba and JD.com. Here’s a look at how well both marketplaces are performing… and why a self-reported surge by Amazon.cn should keep both Alibaba and JD.com on their toes.
NewsMay 11, 2016 10:42 AM By MCM Staff
Fetch Robotics has partnered with SAP, incorporating the SAP Extended Warehouse Management application with the Fetch and Freight robots, as use of warehouse robotics continues to grow.
NewsMay 10, 2016 3:12 PM By MCM Staff
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that it has expanded its existing relationship with Majid Al Futtaim Fashion through a franchise development agreement to establish a retail store presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.
NewsMay 10, 2016 1:16 PM By Tim Parry
By removing unnecessary hurdles like the need to open a local bank account, World First is helping international sellers tap into Japan’s thriving ecommerce market and grow their online business by transferring sellers’ sales revenues home quickly, conveniently and economically.
NewsMay 10, 2016 10:19 AM By Mike O'Brien
The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $17.7 billion in Q2, up $788 million or 4.7% from 2015. The increase was primarily due to an 11.4% gain in shipping and package volume and pricing changes. While the USPS keeps posting double-digit parcel gains, it continues to drown in pension-driven red ink, with a $2 billion quarterly net loss, up from $1.5 billion a year ago.
NewsMay 10, 2016 9:40 AM By Mike O'Brien
After a successful pilot in three markets started in January, J.C. Penney plans to expand appliance sales to 500 stores this year, going head to head with Best Buy, Sears, Home Depot and Lowe’s. See what other moves the retail chain is making.
NewsMay 09, 2016 1:54 PM By Daniela Forte
Amazon is being called on to dump merchandise from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump off its marketplace.