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The United States Postal Service expects to see real time tracking in all 67 of its districts by the end of 2013. The move was generated to give “piece of mind” to both the customer and the shipper with 15-minute real time package tracking.
Wantful (wantful.com), one of the fastest-growing online gift retailers, today announced a partnership with Nordstrom.
After the United States Supreme Court struck down Prop. 8 and DOMA this week, clearing the way for marriage equality, several brands took to social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to show their support.
The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.
Free shipping was once the goldmine for online retailers and what set you apart from your competitors. But as more and more retailers offer the service, is it now just something the shopper expects?
What impact will the pending Marketplace Fairness Act have on direct-to-customer merchants?
Though the U.S. Senate approved the Marketplace Fairness Act in April, no two IRCE 2013 attendees interviewed by Multichannel Merchant seemed to have the same opinion about the pending legislation.
Customers and fans of Men’s Wearhouse took to Twitter this week to express their displeasure in the retailer’s decision to fire founder and Executive Chairman George Zimmer. Here are some of their tweets.
When it comes to the buying preferences of B2B shoppers, suppliers need to start creating an online shopping experience similar to those in the B2C world. Translation: B2B websites need to be easy to use.
While George Zimmer was able to guarantee the likeability of the suits at Men’s Wearhouse, he wasn’t able to guarantee his job as the Executive Chairman. The retailer announced his termination this week.
Amazon has teamed up with Facebook and launched a new program that allows users of both services to band together to surprise friends on their birthday with an Amazon gift card.