Amazon Shows Off New Drone – Claims Deliveries May Start Within Months

In a quest to deliver packages faster, Amazon continues to look in technology to bring that dream to reality. This week the company announced it would deliver millions of products to Prime members for free within one day in the US, setting a new standard in eCommerce delivery. READ MORE: Amazon’s One Day Shipping Will […]

Amazon Released Over 50 New Tools And Services For Selling Partners This Year

Amazon announced that 50 new tools and services have been launched this year so far to help small and medium-sized businesses grow their business in Amazon’s stores. Amazon invests billions of dollars each year on infrastructure, tools, and services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to reach new customers and successfully sell their products online. […]

Amazon Reveals Over 50,000 SMB Sellers Exceeded $500,000 in Sales in 2018

Amazon today announced that more than 50,000 small and medium-sized businesses exceeded $500,000 in sales in Amazon’s stores worldwide, and nearly 200,000 surpassed $100,000 in sales in their stores. The number of small and medium-sized businesses eclipsing $1 million in sales in Amazon’s stores worldwide grew by 20 percent in 2018. Millions of small and […]

Amazon Has Another Record Breaking Holiday Season – Thanks to Prime

Amazon announced today stats on its holiday season, showing the company had another record-breaking year. Much of the success can be placed directly on the Prime Membership program that continues to grow worldwide. Customers purchased millions more Amazon Devices this holiday season compared to last year – the best-selling Amazon Devices this holiday included all-new […]

Amazon Details Order Deadlines for Christmas Delivery

Amazon Prime members can shop all the way up until Christmas Eve with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now. Additionally, all customers in the U.S. can enjoy free shipping on hundreds of millions of items, and this holiday season Amazon has extended the free shipping cutoff with no minimum purchase through December 18 for […]

Walmart and Target Cement Free 2-Day Delivery as The New Normal

This week both Walmart and Target announced they will expand more delivery choices including an expansion of free 2-Day delivery services. Target said they are rolling out free 2-Day delivery without a minimum order requirement just in time for the holiday season. This is in addition to offering same day store pickup and low-cost same […]

Amazon Deploys Solar Systems Across UK Fulfilment Centres

Amazon today announced an initiative to generate renewable energy by installing solar panels on its fulfilment centres across the UK, with an installed capacity of 20 megawatts. Amazon expects the solar panels to generate the equivalent amount of electricity required to power over 4,500 UK homes and will reduce its carbon footprint by 6,000 tonnes […]

Amazon Expands in Northern California with Second Fulfillment Center in Stockton

Online retailer Amazon announced plans this week to open its second large-scale facility in Stockton, California. The new fulfillment center will create over 1,000 full-time jobs with competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, 401(k) and company stock awards starting on day one. Other Amazon fulfillment facilities in Central and Northern California […]

UPS Launches Ware2Go – A Crowdsourced Amazon FBA Style Service

UPS announced Tuesday the launch of Ware2Go, a new technology company and digital platform that matches available warehouse space and fulfillment services with merchants. The goal of Ware2Go is to provide a fulfillment platform to customers who want to get online orders to buyers quickly by utilizing a network of fulfillment warehouses certified by UPS. […]

USPS Proposes New Regulations for Shipping Liquids and Lotions

Recently, the U.S. Postal Service published a proposed rule change that may impact online merchants that sell liquids and lotions. The Postal Service and United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) state they have observed an increased frequency of incidents involving containers of liquids rupturing during shipment. This typically results in damage to surrounding mailpieces and […]