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Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries

The U.S. Postal Service got the go-ahead for a market test in San Francisco to deliver groceries in the early morning hours.

3 Ways to Be More Savvy About Free Shipping

Used strategically, free shipping can be a valuable marketing tool to influence customers and increase sales.

3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets

Your product may be ready for the world long before your shipping operation is ready to deliver it. The expertise you need is available, for hire.

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.

To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options

By asking yourself these five questions, you can better understand what your company needs and how to stay competitive.

Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process

Customer-friendly return policies help make these transactions easier for everyone involved.

FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed

FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives.

Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping

Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs.

Boost Your Brand by Taking the Cost and Hassle Out of Shipping

Customers buy more to get free shipping and buy again if their order arrives promptly. Great order processing is great marketing strategy.

3 Innovations From Ecommerce Market Leaders Ready for You to Adopt

Successful online marketers recognize Internet shopping is different from going to a store, even when customers are shopping for the same things.

Google, Barnes & Noble Just Made a Big Play in the 'Instant Gratification' Race

The two companies have teamed up to provide same-day book delivery, a move aimed squarely at Amazon.

Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99

The ecommerce giant announced the first price increase on its subscription service in nine years.

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.

In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones

A parody video created by Netflix employees mocks Amazon's much-hyped Prime Air initiative and contemplates the harsh realities of drone delivery.

Your Subscription Service, Just More Successful

These five tips can help build a subscription service that keeps customers coming back.

Should You Launch a Subscription-Commerce Business?

There are pros and cons of launching a company that delivers goods to customers on a recurring schedule.

How to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Business (Infographic)

Although many people appreciate the convenience and speed of online shopping, they may hesitate to buy from an unfamiliar company.

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.

To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice.

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.

Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

The online retailer patents 'anticipatory shipping' technology, which uses your order history to predict what you'll buy next.

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making.

Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping

Home-based businesses can save themselves time, money and hassle with these five tips.

Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It.

If your shipment was late, you might be owed a refund. Our three experts explain what to keep in mind.

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