A Same-day Delivery Believer

| Ellen Shannon

I’ve been skeptical about the need and demand for same-day delivery services, mostly because of the price that I thought would be required for the service. All that changed, when I got this email from Amazon.

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Multichannel Merchant Presents: This Week in Amazon

| MCM Staff

It’s been a busy summer at Amazon: The ecommerce juggernaut added same-day delivery in 6 cities, said they’d open 15 new sortation centers, and introduced a smartphone that may or may not be an Amazon sales-driver. In this video, Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry and Mike O’Brien break down what you need to know.

Amazon Prime Pantry Adds to Delivery Disruption

| Tim Parry

Is Amazon getting geared up to grapple with grocers? During its first-quarter earnings call, the ecommerce behemoth said it is seeing early success with Prime Pantry, a new delivery service for its Prime members.

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Is the Amazon Effect Overrated?

| Tim Parry

If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. Here’s a snapshot of the MCM Outlook 2014 report on operations and fulfillment.