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Postal Service's Click-N-Ship Causing Major Headaches for Sellers

USPS Logo July 22, 2014

Sellers are reporting major technical problems with the U.S. Postal Service's Click-N-Ship, a service they use to print online postage, with one avid user calling...

Amazon Asks FAA to Let it Ramp Up Drone Development

Amazon logo July 11, 2014 is asking the federal government if it can start testing drones in its own backyard to speed up its development of Prime Air...

Buy Priority Mail Postage Online or Face USPS Rate Hike

USPS Logo July 2, 2014

The United States Postal Service (USPS) wants to raise prices for its Priority Mail service when purchased at the post office, while lowering rates for...

Target Sweetens Free Shipping Offer to Nearly All Purchases Over $50

target logo June 24, 2014

Target announced Monday that it's broadened its free shipping policy to simplify online shopping for customers and better compete with web retailers. Now, nearly all...

Asos Stops Taking Orders as Fire Damages Warehouse

asos June 23, 2014

Asos, the U.K.'s largest online-only fashion retailer, suspended taking orders after a fire at its warehouse in northern England that handles all its shipping. Ten...

Home Depot Builds Out Supply Chain for Two-Day Delivery

Home_Depot_logo2 June 12, 2014

As online evolves and e-commerce grows, Home Depot's vision of interconnected retail continues to morph. The retailer is leveraging its brick-and-mortar presence, blended with its...

eBay Reportedly Shutting Down Same-Day Delivery Service

eBay logo June 11, 2014

eBay may be closing shop on its same-day eBay Now delivery service. VentureBeat reports that the PayPal-owned venture is shutting down the local-focused arm of...

Video: 3 Secrets About Costco You Need to Know

Costco Tightens Return Policy May 29, 2014

For a retail company with a profoundly simple business model and interior layout, there always seems to be interesting Costco secrets floating around the internet....

Dell Minimizes Carbon Footprint With Company-Changing Sustainable Initiatives

Dell logo May 28, 2014

Dell is taking major strides toward becoming an even more sustainable electronics retailer. The company will be the first in the IT industry to use...

At Wal-Mart, Obama Praises Steps on Solar Power

Walmart Logo May 12, 2014

No. 1 on the list of chores the Internet has done away with: dragging yourself to the store to stock up on unwieldy items and...