June 27, 2011




PMG: USPS Needs Congress’s Help

The United States Postal Service can’t begin to gain profitability without help from the federal mandates that hold it back, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe told attendees at the National Catalog Forum held June 21-22 in Washington by the American Catalog …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

June 23, 2011




PRC’s Goldway on FSS, The ACD filing and Catalog Elasticity

The U.S. Postal Service’s $1.5 billion flats sequencing system (FSS) equipment hasn’t lived up to expectations, according to Ruth Goldway, chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission.
During her Tuesday session, “How the Postal Regulatory Commission Thinks,” at the …

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January 15, 2014




Overstock.com Sees $130,000 in Sales with Bitcoin Payment Option

Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.

Overstock.com announced its partnership with Coinbase on Jan. 9, …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

October 17, 2012




Tuesday Tweets: #DMA12 Gets Rolling in Las Vegas

[View the story "Tuesday Tweets: #DMA12 Gets Rolling in Las Vegas" on Storify] Tuesday Tweets: #DMA12 Gets Rolling in Las Vegas Storified by MultichannelMerchant · Wed, Oct 17 2012 05:16:11 “You know how I know I’m who the DMA is marketing to? Here’s my …

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April 1, 2011




New PMG Brings a Refreshing Change to the USPS

JACK POTTER RETIRED AS POSTMASTER GENERAL (PMG) OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ON DEC. 3, 2010. That same day, his deputy, Patrick Donahoe, became the head of the second biggest government employer in the U.S. Seeing that Donahoe was a …

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In Postal Strategy

Ecommerce, global ecommerce, website translation, website localization, ecommerce localization, ecommerce platform, Operations and Fulfillment, language services, Marketing, marketing campaign, email marketing

September 2, 2014




What Ecommerce Retailers Need to Translate in a Global-Local World

Ecommerce is a big industry, and it’s only getting bigger. Some research estimates that, by the end of 2014, total global ecommerce sales will hit $1.5 trillion, and for the first time ever, Asia-Pacific will overtake North America as the biggest …

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December 3, 2013




FedEx VP Opens Up About All Things Amazon

Patrick Fitzgerald, FedEx Service senior vice president, sat down with Fox Business on Cyber Monday to candidly discuss the possibility of Sunday deliveries, the future for seasonal hires, and the much debated hot topic of Amazon drones.

Gearing up for …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

February 13, 2013




Ebay CEO Says Same-day Delivery Possible

>Ebay’s CEO John Donahoe said during the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference that he believes the ecommerce company can provide same-day delivery at scale, according to allthingsd.com.
Donahoe said it can be done in a similar way …

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August 2, 2010




Clothing Makes the Catalog for Patrick James

Right from the cover, you get the sense that it’s good to be Patrick James–or at least, it’s good to buy your clothes from the Patrick James catalog. The men’s apparel mailer is a “West Coast Classic,” …

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Google, Barnes & Noble, ecommerce, same-day delivery, delivery, Amazon, brick-and-mortar, local couriers, retailers, retail, online retail, ecommerce fulfillment

August 8, 2014




Google Teams Up with Barnes & Noble to Take On Amazon

In a move clearly aimed at rival Amazon, Google has announced that customers in Manhattan, San Francisco and West Los Angeles can get same-day delivery of products from new partner Barnes & Noble, bringing to 20 the number of retailers in its …

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