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Guess How Much People Will Spend on Gifts This Holiday Season
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Guess How Much People Will Spend on Gifts This Holiday Season

It's the time of year to open hearts, minds and, of course, wallets.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game
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4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game

Effective shipping and logistics can be turned into a competitive advantage that will delight customers and boost profit margins.
Jeremy Bodenhamer
Here's How to Find Growth Opportunities Within Your Amazon-FBA Business
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Here's How to Find Growth Opportunities Within Your Amazon-FBA Business

Not paying close attention to the new policy updates could mean getting banned or even fined by Amazon.
Thomas Smale
Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day
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Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day

This is also part of Wal-Mart's broader strategy to strengthen its e-commerce business at a time when its online sales growth is slowing.
With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
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With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days

The company had announced a slew of programs, including online grocery pick up and a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver groceries as it looks to boost online sales.
FAA Proposes Fining Amazon $350,000 for Hazardous Package
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FAA Proposes Fining Amazon $350,000 for Hazardous Package

The penalty is the largest fine the FAA has proposed imposing on Amazon, which the agency said has had a series of at least 24 hazardous materials violations in recent years.
On-Demand Shipping VS the Post Office: What's Different (Infographic)
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On-Demand Shipping VS the Post Office: What's Different (Infographic)

Shyp founder and CEO Kevin Gibbon traces two different paths for one hypothetical package to demonstrate his company's value.
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OK, So the Shipping Biz Isn't Very Sexy. But Maersk Made It Interesting.
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OK, So the Shipping Biz Isn't Very Sexy. But Maersk Made It Interesting.

Marketing expert Salma Jafri explains how even the "boringest" of businesses can produce the best online content.
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You May Have to Pay More for Ecommerce Orders Because of Minimum Wage Hikes
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You May Have to Pay More for Ecommerce Orders Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

New report says each $1 increase in average hourly wages would add $1 million in costs to a warehouse with a staff of at least 500.
David Z. Morris
5 Things Ecommerce Customers Actually Want From Your Store
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5 Things Ecommerce Customers Actually Want From Your Store

The extensive data on e-tail purchase patterns doesn't lie.
Matthew Toren
5 Lesser-Known Challenges of Running an Ecommerce Store
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5 Lesser-Known Challenges of Running an Ecommerce Store

Problems in shipping, inventory management and taxes can sneak up on you.
Anand Srinivasan
Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS
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Amazon Reportedly Looking to Lean Less on UPS

The online retailer has been holding talks with air-cargo companies to lease airplanes, and is seeking to lower its costs and reliance on delivery partners like UPS.
Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service
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Report: Amazon in Talks to Lease 20 Boeing Jets to Potentially Launch Air Cargo Service

Look out UPS, DHL and FedEx. There are reports that the ecommerce powerhouse is looking to soar into the air-delivery market, potentially aiming to dominate its entire distribution network.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping
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5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shipping

Poor or sloppy shipping efforts have a direct impact on the bottom line in terms of lost revenue and increased costs.
Jarrett Streebin