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Amazon Bars Sellers From Using FedEx Ground

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Amazon is telling third-party sellers they can no longer use FedEx Ground for Prime shipments, The Wall Street Journal reports. Amazon cites declining performance from FedEx as the reason for the temporary ban, according to the article. A spokesperson for …

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How the International Hardware Fair Connects a Global Industry

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Finding new ways to grow your business is critical. From scouting local opportunities to taking a global glimpse of the home improvement industry, there are many avenues for you to find new products and boost sales. At the 2020 EISENWARENMESSE …

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Inside True Value’s $150M Supply Chain Investment

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Last month, True Value opened its newest regional distribution center (RDC), a major component of the company’s $150 million investment in modernizing its supply chain to best serve independent retailers. The 1 million-square-foot hub facility is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, …

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Amazon Expands Cash Payment Possibilities

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Online retailer Amazon has launched Amazon PayCode, a new way to let shoppers pay with cash at any of 15,000 Western Union locations, CNBC reports. The service was previously available in 19 countries, but is making its debut in the …

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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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