Walmart Tests New In-Home Grocery Delivery

| Daniela Forte

Marc Lore, Walmart’s head of ecommerce for the U.S., talked about the company’s testing of in-home grocery delivery during a keynote presentation at Shop.org, the latest in a string of disruptive moves by the big-box giant as it battles head-to-head with Amazon. See what Lore had to say about the new offering and how he views its potential for expansion.

7 Ways to Control Parcel Shipping Costs

| Tim Parry

Giant omnichannel players such as Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 Imports and Target have lowered their free-shipping thresholds to better compete with Amazon. Here are how merchants of all sizes can look into their operations for ways to control their shipping costs.

SingPost and POST Luxembourg Enter Into Strategic Agreement

| MCM Staff

POST Luxembourg and Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) signed a strategic collaboration agreement to provide comprehensive end-to-end ecommerce logistics solutions between Asia and Europe. See what this will mean for both SingPost and POST Luxembourg customers.

Shifting the Holiday Delivery Experience Into High Gear

| Brian Kelly

It’s time to fine-tune your 2016 holiday operations and improve the customer experience across the board. There are some problems that will just have to wait until after the holiday season to address, but you can address poor delivery experiences and produce dramatically improved results and customer satisfaction in that area in the next few weeks.

The USPS Ups Its Ecommerce Parcel Game

| Mike O'Brien

Quick question: Which of the Big 3 U.S. parcel carriers delivers the most ecommerce packages? Surprise: It’s the United States Postal Service. So why are ecommerce merchants shifting their shipments to the USPS? Multichannel Merchant dove into this topic, and got some answers from some small- and medium-size merchants.