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FedEx Delivers Big News to Amazon

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Shipping giant FedEx has told Amazon it does not plan to renew its ground delivery contract with the e-retailer when it expires later this month, reports the Los Angeles Times. The news comes after Amazon has begun developing its own …

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Amazon Prime Day Sets Records, Retail Trends

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Amazon Prime Day, the e-commerce giant’s annual shopping event, set new records for the company, leading to more sales than Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday events combined. Amazon says that worldwide, Prime members purchased more than 175 million items …

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Amazon Incentivizes Workers to Start Delivery Businesses

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Amazon is expanding its Delivery Service Partner program to incentivize employees to establish their own delivery companies, according to a press release. The new incentive plan will give employees who begin their own delivery service up to $10,000 in startup …

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Kohl’s to Accept In-Store Amazon Returns Nationwide

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Clothing chain Kohl’s has announced it will begin accepting “free, convenient, unpackaged returns for Amazon customers” beginning in July, according to a press release. Kohl’s partnership with Amazon dates back to 2017, when the companies first began piloting the in-store …

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The Future of Cashless Retail

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As more retailers and restaurants move to not accept cash as a method of payment, some critics say the possibility of cashless retail could negatively impact the homeless and working poor, according to a report from Bloomberg. Rebecca Esparza, who …

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Taking a Closer Look at Amazon’s Retail Strategy

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Jesse Carleton, jcarleton@nrha.org New Age of Pricing Adjusting prices according to supply and demand is basic economic theory, but now it’s happening faster than ever. Search for an airline ticket …

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Sears and Amazon: Retail Innovation at a Glance

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For Amazon and Sears, retail innovation has not been an overnight undertaking. Long before the companies made their marks on retail history, Sears got its start along Minnesota railroad tracks. Amazon began its global ascent from Jeff Bezos’ garage in …

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As Retail Wages Rise, Companies Seek Higher Efficiency With Tech

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As retailers struggle to fill jobs, a new report from the Associated Press suggests some retailers are raising wages and hoping for more efficient employees. The report says retail workers have seen some of the economy’s best wage gains in …

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