Tag: holiday shipping

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Delays, surcharges and returns: Holiday shipping headaches have just begun

November 9, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The pandemic rattled most aspects of the industry — consumer demand surges, supply strains, widespread store closures — but it also accelerated some trends analysts were already projecting, notably the increased adoption of e-commerce. Due to most nonessential stores closing […]


Politics At The Post Office Is Hiding A Problem For Retailers: Holiday Shipping Costs Are Going Way Up

August 26, 2020

Via: Forbes

Political turmoil at the US Postal Service about mailed-in ballots for the upcoming presidential election is getting a lot of attention. But the real issues that affect consumers and shipping aren’t being focused on. Both Fedex and UPS have told […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Amazon expands free holiday shipping to non-Prime members

November 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Thanks to its perk-heavy Prime membership, Amazon has long enjoyed an edge over legacy retailers because those customers get free two-day shipping. But rivals, which already have something of an advantage during the season because they have so many stores, […]