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With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
Wal-Mart

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
Amazon

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.
The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success
Radicals & Visionaries

The Founder of FedEx Shares His Top 10 Rules for Success

Frederick W. Smith served in the marines, was an amateur pilot and is now a billionaire as head of Federal Express.
Evan Carmichael
On-Demand Shipping VS the Post Office: What's Different (Infographic)
100 Brilliant Companies

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.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
OK, So the Shipping Biz Isn't Very Sexy. But Maersk Made It Interesting.
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Entrepreneur Network
You May Have to Pay More for Ecommerce Orders Because of Minimum Wage Hikes
Ecommerce

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
4 Ways Omni-Channel Retailers Can Step Up Their Shipping Game
Shipping Strategies

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
5 Things Ecommerce Customers Actually Want From Your Store
Ecommerce

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
Business Optimization

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
Amazon

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
Amazon

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
Shipping Strategies

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
Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities
Franchises

Be Your Own Boss: Here's a List of Almost 1,000 Franchise Opportunities

Dream of starting a franchise? Check out this list for hundreds of possibilities.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The 3 Precautions to Take When Shipping Wine
Wines

The 3 Precautions to Take When Shipping Wine

When it comes to ordering wine and having it shipped to your home, there are three important factors to consider.
Tracy Byrnes