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How Your Ecommerce Operations Have Benefited from the Amazon Effect  Jun 24, 2016 10:39 AM By Mike DeFabis

Since Amazon was founded in 1994, they have revolutionized the way people purchase products. Consumers have moved from having to go to traditional retail stores to now having the power to purchase anything and everything right from their mobile device. Not only can you purchase anything, but you can also have it delivered in several […]

Ecommerce Investments Pay Off for FedEx in Fiscal 2016  Jun 23, 2016 12:32 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx’s continued focus on ecommerce growth, reflected in its capital spending and recent spate of acquisitions, paid dividends in fiscal 2016, especially the 20% growth in ground revenue. Walmart’s recent addition of a subscription service in response to Amazon Prime, partially served by regional carriers, is not a concern, company executives said.

Stamps.com to Acquire Ecommerce Software Company ShippingEasy  Jun 23, 2016 11:03 AM By MCM Staff

Stamps.com announced plans to acquire ShippingEasy, an Austin, TX-based provider of multi-carrier shipping software, for $55 million. This is in addition to its acquisition of Endicia, ShipStation and ShipWorks over the past couple of years.

What Shoppers Want With Good Customer Delivery  Jun 22, 2016 10:49 AM By Daniela Forte

Are you meeting the customer demands when it comes to delivery? Shoppers today want more than ever before and many retailers may be missing the mark in providing great service. Shoppers want to be rewarded for brand loyalty, they want a personalized experience, and easier experience and more. Here are some statistics that are guaranteed to help retailers create a better shopping experience for their customers.

How Target Leveraged Flexible Fulfillment  Jun 20, 2016 1:28 PM By Daniela Forte

Target is moving full-steam ahead in being leaders in omnichannel. While the task wasn’t always so easy for the big box retailer, Target has come a long way. See what plans Target has in place and what the future holds.

Jet Mail Implements VeraCore for European Ecommerce Fulfillment Expansion  Jun 15, 2016 1:24 PM By MCM Staff

VeraCore Software Solutions, Inc. has announced that Jet Mail Services, Inc. is expanding their use of the VeraCore’s order fulfillment software platform to their London facility to support their growing U.K. and EU fulfillment business. See how this expansion could be a benefit for global ecommerce.

Staples Adds Same-Day Delivery in 8 Markets  Jun 14, 2016 11:39 AM By Mike O'Brien

Staples is jumping into same-day delivery rolling out the service for $14.99 an order in eight markets. It will eventually include B2B customers as well. See what this means in terms of Staples competition with Amazon and others in the wake of its derailed merger with Office Depot.

Consumers Abandoning Shopping Carts Due to Slow Delivery Times  Jun 06, 2016 12:19 PM By MCM Staff

A study from same-day delivery provider Dropoff found that 60% of consumers have decided not to purchase from a retailer due to slow delivery times. See what else the study uncovered about ever-increasing customer expectations on shipping times.

Amazon Doesn’t Need to Own Ecommerce Delivery  Jun 03, 2016 11:05 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon doesn’t need to take over the last mile of ecommerce delivery, but it does need to reduce its massive shipping cost burden in order to maintain its recent run of profitability, which is the logic behind its recent logistics moves.

Target Shutting Down Curbside Pickup Trial  Jun 02, 2016 5:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

After a 22-month trial, Target later this month will shut down a pilot program with Curbside that allows shoppers to grab their purchases in front of the store. The retailer said it wanted to devote more efforts and resources to its core omnichannel offerings like the Cartwheel app, in-store pickup and ship from store.






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