Target, Target Canada, ecommerce, store closings, Canadian retail market, Zellers

Target to Test Same-Day Delivery

| Tim Parry

Target will test same-day delivery next month in three markets, the discount department store merchant said May 21 during its first-quarter earnings call.

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Same-Day Delivery: The Antidote to Amazon

| Rob Howard

When Amazon Prime was introduced in 2005, analysts and consumers alike thought it was a risky, expensive venture, however, Amazon Prime members now comprise nearly 10% of Amazon’s purchases, and spend twice as much as non-Prime members. While Amazon has certainly been giving retailers a lot of heartburn recently, there is a way to fight back and all comes down to same-day delivery.

eBay Acquires Shutl to Beef Up Same-day Delivery

| Tim Parry

eBay has acquired U.K.-based same-day delivery courier service Shutl, and will use the acquisition to boost its eBay Now to 25 markets by the end of 2014. Financial terms of the Oct. 22 deal have not been disclosed.

Deliv Brings Same-day Delivery to Mall Shoppers

| Tim Parry

Deliv has announced a partnership with a subsidiary of General Growth Properties to offer same-day delivery service to customers of four GGP shopping malls. Here’s a look at how Deliv’s same-day delivery program will work.