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Amazon To Add Stockton Fulfillment Center

Amazon.com plans to open its second large-scale fulfillment facility in Stockton, CA. The new fulfillment center will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs, the company said.

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Presidential Memo Calls For Postal Shipping Fairness

As was detailed in the March 5 issue of HomeWorld Business, small-parcel delivery from the U.S. Postal Service, in compliance with rules set by the Universal Postal Union, can weigh heavily in the favor of overseas shippers versus those in the U.S., and now more is being done to correct that inequity.

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NRF: Imports Rise Ahead Of Tariffs

With concerns rising over proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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Dollar Tree Opens Missouri Distribution Center

Dollar Tree has celebrated the grand opening of its 23rd distribution center in Warrensburg, Missouri, with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a celebration with the company’s newest distribution center associates and their families, management and representatives from the local community.

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