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Operations & FulfillmentDec 17, 2014 10:17 AM By Cheyanne Ritz
For retailers, that means a lot of addresses in your company’s database. This will lead to a copious amount of deliveries.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 16, 2014 5:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
In the never-ending battle for holiday shopping dollars, clothing retailer Banana Republic is offering free same-day shipping from Wednesday, Dec. 17 through Tuesday, Dec. 23 as part of its “Procrastinators Event” promotional program, the company said in a press release.
Through crowdsourced same-day shipping provider Deliv, customers who use Banana Republic’s reserve in store option on its website can opt for free same-day delivery in eight cities: San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Chicago, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Houston and Seattle.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 16, 2014 10:11 AM By Daniela Forte
Amazon announces it is extending its holiday shipping deadlines allowing customers to order immediately before Christmas. See the plans Amazon has in place for the holidays.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 15, 2014 4:38 PM By Mike O'Brien
O+F’s listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution centers.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 15, 2014 1:21 PM By Mike O'Brien
Monday, Dec. 15 is expected to be the highest volume delivery day for both FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service, with UPS projecting the following Monday, Dec. 22, to be its largest shipping day this holiday season.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 12, 2014 11:49 AM By Yan Krupnik
Approximately one-third of retailers have invested in some level of omnichannel capabilities, but those that haven’t are setting themselves up for failure. Cross-channel features considered a luxury yesterday are a necessity today. So, what’s preventing retailers from omnichannel integration?
Operations & FulfillmentDec 10, 2014 4:49 PM By Daniela Forte
Given the 2013 holiday shipping debacle, UPS and FedEx have taken great pains to ensure there isn’t a repeat performance this season.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 09, 2014 3:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
Multichannel Merchant senior editor Mike O’Brien talks with Shopatron founder and CEO Ed Stevens about holiday ecommerce trends in the 2014 shopping season.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 09, 2014 1:32 PM By Mike O'Brien
In an effort to lure more holiday season shoppers, Best Buy announced it was offering free two-day shipping on thousands of online items.
Operations & FulfillmentDec 09, 2014 12:12 PM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon is once again pushing the ecommerce envelope, testing out the use of bicycle couriers in New York as part of a service called Amazon Prime Now, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The service will provide delivery of some items purchased on Amazon.com in an hour or two, the Journal said it had been told by an unnamed source.