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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 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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Ace Hardware Begins E-Commerce Delivery Service

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Ace Hardware is introducing a new “buy online, deliver from store” program for Ace locations across the country, according to a press release. The company says the new delivery option is an important component of its enhanced e-commerce offering. “There …

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Exclusive Q&As With Do it Best Executives

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As a component of its Distributor Profile series, Hardware Retailing spoke to two executives at Do it Best Corp. to learn more about the company’s commitment to serving independent retailers through enhancements to supply chain and marketing initiatives. Steve Markley, Executive …

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True Value Sees ‘No Limits’ to Growth at Spring Reunion

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Thousands of retailers from across the world gathered in Dallas for the True Value 2019 Spring Reunion, which was held Feb. 21-24 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. It was a bustling show floor, with more than 1,000 vendors …

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Lowe’s CEO Visits Stores, Details Improvements

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Speaking at a dedication event for Charlotte Hornets-themed basketball courts, Lowe’s CEO and president Marvin R. Ellison outlined what’s in store for the company in the months ahead, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. In late August, Lowe’s announced the …

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Home Depot Expands Same-Day Delivery

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Home Depot is now offering same-day and next-day local delivery of more than 20,000 of its most popular products to 35 major cities across the U.S., the company says. The new initiative is part of Home Depot’s $1.2 billion supply chain …

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Do it Best Corp. Names New National Logistics Manager

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Do it Best Corp. announced the promotion of co-op veteran Steve Rose to national logistics manager, effective July 16. Rose has served as safety director since joining Do it Best Corp. in 2011. In that role, he was responsible for …

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