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New Infographic on E-Commerce’s Future

Today, we present a new infographic on E-commerce’s future. This builds upon these prior posts: Mobile Drives E-Commerce Globally Social Media and E-Commerce Interesting Facts U.S. E-Commerce Projections Through 2021    A New Infographic on E-Commerce’s Future from Go People Go People, an … Continue reading

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Amazon: The Best in Efficient Shipping

We have noted several times before that Amazon is quite an innovative company. And it is especially adept at developing and using new technology to facilitate its distribution network.  As Matt McFarland recently reported for CNN Money:  “By the time … Continue reading

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What Do Consumers Prefer: Free or Fast Shipping?

As we have reported before, shipping is a vital part of the online purchase experience. [See 1, 2, 3.] Because of this, Pitney Bowes recently conducted a study about customer shipping preferences for the upcoming holiday season. Jacqueline Renfrow, reporting … Continue reading

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