Category: News

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Wal-Mart Surpasses eBay in U.S. E-Commerce Market Share

A recent MarketWatch article highlights data from eMarketer putting Wal-Mart above eBay for the first time when looking at marketshare of e-commerce by platform.

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USPS Launching Click-n-Ship Loyalty Program

The USPS is looking to launch a loyalty program for its retail shipping portal, Click-n-Ship.

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FedEx Adds Delivery Surcharge, Follows UPS

From The WSJ: Starting June 8, FedEx is adding a surcharge of 30 cents to all packages headed to homes.

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Louisiana Wants Marketplaces to Force Sellers to Publicly Display Personal Contact Information

Louisiana wants marketplaces to force sellers to display their private information on every listing under the guise of preventing the sale of counterfeit goods.

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Amazon Reminds Sellers “Take Care” When Packing FBA Inbound Pallet Shipments

From the Seller Central Forums: We want to remind you to take care when you pack your pallets for your

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UPS Adds Peak Delivery Surcharge to Manage E-commerce Demand

UPS is adding a surcharge to ground and SurePost shipments until further notice because of the increased e-commerce demand over the last few months.

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Rumors Swirling of The United States Postal Service Dropping Uniform Pricing

There’s a chance the USPS drops uniform pricing for mail. Why? Anybody’s guess.

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Discount Retailer Thursday Morning Filing for Bankruptcy

Via CNBC this morning, Thursday Morning, a discount retailer of home goods announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and closing 230 of its stores.

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Local News Stations Willingly Push Garbage Amazon PR Puff Piece

From Vice: Local news stations across the U.S. aired a segment produced and scripted by Amazon which touts the company’s

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COVID-19 Gave Rise to the Next Amazon

COVID-19 gave Shopify its in. Amazon won’t fall over, but it effectively has a new competitor (and that competitor’s independent army) to contend with when it comes to e-commerce eyeballs and wallets.