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December 23, 2014

Google Express Seeing Holiday Gains in Battle with Amazon

Google is seeing gains in its Google Express same-day delivery service this holiday season, as it looks to claw back ecommerce search traffic lost to because more consumers are going there for product research.

According to Google, as …


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holiday shopping, 2014 holiday season, 2014 holiday shopping, UPS, FedEx, National Retail Federation, NRF, retail, ecommerce, Shipping/Delivery. Operations and Fulfillment

December 22, 2014

Down to the Wire for Seasonal Shipping Peak 2014

As the 2014 retail shopping/shipping season roars to a close, the major carriers are seeing their numerous technology upgrades, investments and temp hiring expansions put to the test, while retailers have pushed cutoffs as far as humanly possible toward Christmas …


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December 22, 2014

5 Email Marketing Predictions for 2015

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.” While William Pollard may have been best known for his contributions to the …


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December 22, 2014

An eBay Local Pilot Grows in Brooklyn

eBay said 83 businesses – including online merchants as well as retailers with physical stores – have joined its eBay Local pilot program in Brooklyn, NY., offering a range of delivery options, including $5 same-day and in-store pickup, to consumers through eBay’s website …


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December 17, 2014

ShipMatrix Talks On-Time Performance of the Major Carriers

ShipMatrix president Satish Jindel talks with Multichannel Merchant senior editor Mike O’Brien about his company’s latest on-time performance report for UPS and FedEx, and how major initiatives and investments from both have thus far enabled them to surpass their 2013 numbers.


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May 25, 2011

Toys R Us Distribution Centers Going Solar

Fulfillment is getting greener this summer at Toys R Us as the retailer plans to flip the switch on solar energy systems at a pair of distribution centers. The toy retailer’s DC in Flanders, NJ will account for the …


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December 3, 2014

Cyber Monday Caps Record 5-Day Cyber Weekend

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today reported strong online and mobile sales for Cyber Monday 2014, capping a record five-day span for holiday shopping, based on consumer transaction data analyzed in real-time by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.  The data-driven insight gives retailers …


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December 3, 2014

MarketLive Releases Weekend Sales Results For Online Retailers

MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce platform for high-growth merchants, today released retail performance statistics for its platform customers during the four-day shopping weekend starting at Thanksgiving.

An analysis of industry statistics shows that MarketLive customers followed an industry trend of …


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December 1, 2014

Making It Right for Affected Customers Key for Harry London

In the wake of a devastating Thanksgiving Day fire that destroyed a distribution center outside Cleveland housing its Fannie May and Harry London chocolates products, needs to do all it can to make all affected customers happy …


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November 30, 2014

Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Fannie May and Harry London Distribution Center

[Video Courtesy of FOX 8, Cleveland]
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. reported that supplies of its Fannie May Fine Chocolates and Harry London Chocolates will be limited this holiday season due to a fire at the company’s Maple Heights, OH warehouse …


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