E-Commerce

South Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether retailers can be required to collect sales taxes in states where they lack a physical presence.
by James Nord, Associated Press
2:30pm
11.6.2017
The surge in e-commerce has required the rapid build-out of a vast network of warehouses and delivery systems that include both robots and human workers.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
10:54am
10.30.2017
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Yesterday, online retail giant Amazon introduced its latest product for Prime customers.
by Statista
3:29pm
10.26.2017
UPS expects another record holiday season, with deliveries up 5 percent over last year, as online shopping continues to grow.
by David Koenig, AP Business Writer
2:41pm
10.26.2017
Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package? Amazon hopes so.
by Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer
2:20pm
10.25.2017
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Amazon is reportedly conducting pilot tests of its own delivery service in the U.S. and hopes to expand the system across the country beginning next year.
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3:10pm
10.9.2017
Amazon reportedly plans to bolster its growing e-commerce operations in Mexico with a massive new warehouse near the nation's capital.
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2:47pm
9.14.2017
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The Ohio Tax Credit Authority signed off on a 1.35 percent, 10-year tax credit last week in Columbus.
by The Associated Press
2:56pm
9.5.2017
Amazon will reportedly create more than 2,000 full-time jobs at the warehouse outside Cleveland.
by The Associated Press
2:52pm
8.28.2017
The magnitude of its current hiring spree underscores Amazon's growth when traditional retailers are closing stores.
by Matt O'Brien, AP Technology Writer
3:05pm
8.3.2017
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Amazon is reportedly interested in another novel way to address its need for more warehouse space.
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1:48pm
7.28.2017
Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.
by Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writer
3:01pm
7.26.2017
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Sears will begin selling appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant.
by The Associated Press
2:18pm
7.20.2017
An economist estimates that e-commerce generated 397,000 new jobs over the past decade as the retail sector lost 76,000 positions.
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1:46pm
7.14.2017
The 500 businesses selected to take part in Walmart's annual "Open Call" have already been offered spots on the company's online portals.
by Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press
1:07pm
7.3.2017
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It will also add a new peak surcharge of $24 for oversized packages from Nov. 19 through Dec. 23.
by The Associated Press
2:46pm
6.20.2017
The retail giant hopes the voluntary program could help its e-commerce ambitions.
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2:57pm
6.8.2017
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The e-commerce giant is toying with ways to make its drone delivery technology more efficient.
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3:06pm
6.6.2017
China's sovereign wealth fund plans to acquire Europe's largest warehouse company in a record-setting deal later this year.
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2:57pm
6.5.2017
Wal-Mart's acquisition of Jet.com and brands that appeal to younger shoppers gave it an e-commerce boost.
by Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer
3:24pm
5.30.2017
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Tour the automated world of online grocery shopping at Ocado’s distribution warehouse.
by WIRED
3:09pm
5.30.2017
Australia established rules for remotely operated drones last year and standards for autonomous vehicle tests are in development.
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3:10pm
5.24.2017
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UPS and packaging company Sealed Air Corp. unveiled a new Packaging Innovation Center near the parcel giant's air cargo headquarters in Kentucky.
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3:02pm
5.9.2017
The spaces would function as "last-mile" centers that receive and store shipments prior to their final deliveries to nearby customers.
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3:43pm
4.20.2017
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