Amazon Moving to One-Day Delivery Guarantee for Prime Members

| Mike O'Brien

No sooner had everyone mostly adjusted to the new normal of two-day delivery across the continental U.S. than Amazon raised the bar yet again, signaling a move to free one-day shipping for its 100 million-plus Prime members. Amazon will be transitioning to one-day Prime delivery throughout 2019, starting in Q2.

Senate Hearing on USPS Task Force Report Postponed

| Mike O'Brien

A Senate hearing on a task force report recommending U.S. Postal Service reforms, scheduled for Sept. 5, has been postponed as President Donald Trump is delaying release of the report. No new date has been set, indefinitely postponing any legislative action, including possible raising of postal rates or even privatization.

QVC and YouCam Makeup Team Up for TV-Mobile AR Shopping Experience

| MCM staff

Perfect Corp. has partnered with QVC and Laura Geller New York to give mobile consumers the opportunity to virtually try on beauty products via artificial reality during live QVC broadcasts. Find out how QVC is making this happen in real time and how it views the potential for emerging AR technology.

QVC to Acquire Rival Firm Home Shopping Network

| Daniela Forte

Creating a mega-entity in the world of television shopping and ecommerce in general, QVC plans to merge with Home Shopping Network in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. Here is what executives from both companies had to say about what this will mean moving forward.

Mobile Drives QVC Ecommerce Sales in Q2

| Daniela Forte

Mobile drove ecommerce success for QVC in the second quarter and QVC is moving full speed ahead with making mobile-first a priority. See what their plans are and what it will mean for QVC.

QVC Says Customers Prefer Free Shipping Over Same-Day Delivery

| Mike O'Brien

Reinforcing the view that it’s better to know what your audience wants than to jump on the same-day, next-day delivery bandwagon, an executive with QVC told attendees of Home Delivery World said offering customer choice – especially free shipping – and knowing their preferences is the most important thing.