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Federal Court: FedEx Drivers are Employees, Not Contractors  Aug 28, 2014 6:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

A federal court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers who worked in California and Oregon were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.

Newegg Launches Same-Day Delivery in Los Angeles  Aug 28, 2014 9:14 AM By Mike O'Brien

Online marketplace Newegg this week rolled out same-day delivery service to customers in the Los Angeles area, joining the ranks of giants like Amazon, Google and Walmart.

Why Customers Still Shop Offline  Aug 27, 2014 4:01 PM By Daniela Forte

While online retail has seen rapid growth, an overwhelming majority of U.S. retail sales take place offline (92%) according to Forrester Research. A survey done by Ripen eCommerce took a look at why consumers would most likely make the purchase in-store vs. online.

Consumers Demand Omnichannel, So Where Do You Begin?  Aug 26, 2014 1:26 PM By Heather Bonura

The key to implementing a successful omnichannel strategy is to prioritize your tactics based on your business goals and to walk before you run.

Merchants Refine Omnichannel Strategy as Demand Grows  Aug 26, 2014 12:16 PM By Mike O'Brien

As retailers continue to battle Amazon’s quick and cheap approach, omnichannel strategy is becoming an increasingly important weapon in their arsenal.

Protective Packaging Considerations for Omnichannel  Aug 26, 2014 11:48 AM By Ivan Brewington

Omnichannel retailing has accelerated service expectations and permanently changed the competitive landscape.

UPS and FedEx Allowed to Expand Delivery in China  Aug 19, 2014 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.

IRS Tax Change Will Impact Warehouse Owners  Aug 19, 2014 10:41 AM By Mike O'Brien

A major change to the IRS code, starting this tax year, will impact how warehouse owners can deduct expenses for work done on their facilities.

Is a Pop-up Distribution Center Right for You?  Aug 19, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Doug Brochu, CEO of Bridge Solutions Group, talks about what a pop-up distribution center is, how it operates and the benefits for merchants.

How Shipping Affects the Customer Experience  Aug 19, 2014 8:57 AM By Mike O'Brien

Delivering a consistently stellar customer experience continues to fuel changes in how merchants get items from point of sale to the doorstep.






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