Macy’s brought together nearly 800 brand partners in New York City to discuss general industry trends, business highlights, strategic programs and brand innovations, and also update key growth initiatives.
The Universal Postal Union, in an Extraordinary Congress, has given the United States the go-ahead to raise postal shipping rates on packages under 4.4 pounds, and end a break that gave international firms a big advantage over domestic companies in moving small-item packages.
Amazon has launched a new service, Counter, which creates a network of staffed pickup points that gives consumers the option of picking up their Amazon packages at a partner location.
Meijer has been expanding into metro Cleveland over the past couple of weeks, opening its first three stores in the city’s suburbs and introducing a home delivery service.
Amazon is expanding delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now into 13 new metro markets.
Kroger and Nuro have officially kicked off their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston, starting with the South Post Oak store and followed by the Buffalo Speedway store later this spring.
Ace Hardware is rolling out a “Buy Online, Deliver from Store” program at participating locations across the country. The new delivery option is a key feature of the enhanced e-commerce site, AceHardware.com.
Kroger and Nuro have launched their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston. The service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes.
Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt, a wholly owned subsidiary of Target, announced he will be departing the company to pursue his next entrepreneurial challenge. He will continue to serve as an advisor to the company. Kelly Caruso will join Shipt, effective immediately, as the new CEO.