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USPS proposes Amazon pay up to 12 percent more for shipping

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a 9-12% increase to the shipping service used by Amazon.com. The Parcel Select Service, which is also used by United Parcel Service and FedEx, is the last .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Forget the new perks - here"s what Prime members love most

Whole Foods discounts and Emmy-nominated programs have brought Amazon a lot of headlines, but it’s the free shipping that Prime members love most. According to new research by The Diffusion Group, 79 percent of Prime members say free shipping is the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

Report: President Trump wants USPS to double Amazon's shipping rates

President Trump has urged the US Postmaster general to double shipping rates for Amazon and other companies, the Hill reports. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.  &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 18th, 2018

Cardinal Health stock up on news that Amazon will stay away from shipping drugs

Several healthcare company stocks spiked Monday on news that Amazon.com Inc. wouldn’t be shipping pharmaceuticals. CVS (NYSE: CVS) was up over 6 percent Monday afternoon to $67.62 a share, while shares of other public healthcare companies were also.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

In Showdown, Trump Unveils USPS Task Force As Bezos Launches "Shipping With Amazon"

Following on from his caustic comments towards Jeff Bezos' company: "Amazon costing the United States Post Office massive amounts of money for being their Delivery Boy. Amazon shou.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 12th, 2018

Why Amazon Prime memberships might be ‘flattening out’

In the past year, prime memberships grew 8 percent -- the lowest annual rate in at least six years -- according to a new report......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2018

Walmart buys NJ-based Bare Necessities to hold off Amazon

Walmart continues to bolster its online fashion presence with the acquisition of lingerie retailer Bare Necessities, part of an ongoing effort to contend with Amazon in the U.S. apparel market.  Walmart (NYSE:WMT) sold 8.6 percent of clothing in 2017, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2018

Amazon could suffer 5% income drop if proposed U.S. Postal Service price hikes go into effect

Amazon.com Inc.’s retail operating income could take a 5% hit from shipping cost inflation if the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed price hikes go into effect......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Amazon could take big hit from Postal Service price hike

Amazon.com Inc.’s retail operating income could take a 5% hit from shipping cost inflation if the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed price hikes go into effect......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2018

Amazon could take a 5% income hit from Postal Service price hike

Amazon.com Inc.’s retail operating income could take a 5% hit from shipping cost inflation if the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed price hikes go into effect......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2018

USPS Proposes Huge Postage Stamp Price Increase

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Category: topSource: investorplaceOct 12th, 2018

USPS proposes price hike of 5 cents, biggest since 1991

Letters and Priority Mail bo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 11th, 2018

USPS proposes biggest stamp price hike since 1991

Letters and Priority Mail boxe.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 11th, 2018

Amazon"s $15-an-hour move gives 20 percent raise to its lowest-paid workers in Chicago area

Retailing giant Amazon is boosting its minimu.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 3rd, 2018

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) indexes bounce back from four days of modest losses

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) indexes bounce back from four days of modest losses Broad gains by Apple and Amazon helped most U.S. indexes bounce back from four days of modest losses. Apple rose 2.1 percent to $224.95 on T.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 28th, 2018

Amazon"s two-day shipping is disrupting retail, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 21st, 2018

Did Amazon Just Target All Dollar-Store Shoppers?

Amazon announced a new "$10 and under" site today. The company has sold inexpensive goods for years, but now it is collecting some in a separate store and offering free shipping......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 20th, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Better Investing Option Than Amazon?

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Better Investing Option Than Amazon? Alibaba is expected to see 46 percent increase for the full year, versus Amazon’s 32 percent gains. The Chinese E-commerce titan is also cheaper than its American rival, w.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 18th, 2018

You can now shop J.Crew"s affordable Mercantile line on Amazon with free Prime shipping — here are 12 of the best pieces

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. J.Crew's budget-friendly Mercantile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

UPS plan to boost business shipping falls short with investors

United Parcel Service Inc is doubling down on shipments between businesses as part of a $20 billion overhaul aimed at automating its facilities and offsetting the profit squeeze from lower-profit home deliveries from large retailers like Amazon.com ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 13th, 2018

UPS Lays Out Plans for More-Profitable Shipping

UPS believes it has an answer for the flood of lower-margin packages it carries for large shippers like Amazon.com Inc.: small businesses and health care......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018