Shipping

UPS Announces Rate Increase
September 14, 2016 at 8:00 am

UPS announced it would increase U.S. air and ground shipping and international shipping by 4.9 percent, starting on Dec. 26.

You, Too, Can Launch a 'Prime Day'
July 15, 2016 at 8:00 am

Before you double over laughing, let me explain. Amazon Prime is not some unicorn of the retail and marketing worlds.

Ding Dong, Prime Day Is Here
July 12, 2016 at 8:45 am

‘Twas the night before Prime Day, when all through the lands, consumers were searching for their favorite brands. Online purchases were

USPS Shipping Rates Rise on Sunday
January 15, 2016 at 8:00 am

Sunday marks an important date for e-commerce marketers: USPS shipping rates are going up. The date may have seemed a long way off

Slow and Steady Wins the Race? Walmart Preps Slower, Cheaper Amazon Prime Rival
May 19, 2015

Many of us learned as children that "slow and steady wins the race," a lesson from classic Aesop's fable "The Tortoise and the Hare." In the e-commerce world, we tend to think the opposite way — that delivering lightning-fast results will save the day and win over customers. With the impending launch of a new e-commerce subscription platform, it seems like Walmart is reverting back to the old maxim.