Retailers Need to Face Same-day Delivery Dilemma

| Tim Parry

You can order a pizza from Dominos.com and get it delivered in about an hour, but you can’t order a pizza stone online from a brick and mortar retailer and have it delivered in time to make dinner? Here’s why brick and mortar retailers need to seriously look at same-day delivery.

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Google Express Seeing Holiday Gains in Battle with Amazon

| Mike O'Brien

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 Amazon.com because more consumers are going there for product research.

According to Google, as cited in an article by Bloomberg, Google Express handled 50% more toys in the two weeks after the Thanksgiving holiday, while sales of books rose more than 30%.