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Walmart Is Going After Amazon Prime

Walmart Is Going After Amazon Prime

By Josh Wolford May 14, 2015

Walmart is planning to take a run at Amazon Prime by offering a fast delivery program that’s half the price. The news, first reported by The Information, was confirmed by a Walmart spokesperson. The program will roll out this summer, …

Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline for XMas Delivery Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline for XMas Delivery

If you’re a procrastinating holiday shopper (and most of us are), you’ll be happy to know that Amazon has extended its deadline for free shipping to arrive before Christmas. You’ll need to place your order by December 19 to get …

Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options

Kickstarter announced the addition of a new feature that includes more built-in options for managing shipping of rewards for contributors. As the company acknowledges, this has been kind of a pain in the past. “There are times when sorting out …

Amazon Offers $1 Video Credit If You Let Them Take Their Sweet Ass Time Shipping Amazon Offers $1 Video Credit If You Let Them Take Their Sweet Ass Time Shipping

Amazon Prime members: As long as you’re in no rush to get your new yoga mat, Amazon will give Prime members a $1 Amazon Instant Video credit if you let them take their time in shipping it. They’re calling it …

Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law Amazon Charges a Penny for Shipping to Get Around French Law

In an attempt to help brick-and-mortar bookstores unable to offer the deep discounts and free shipping that has made Amazon so successful, France enacted a law last year disallowing the online retailer from offering a five percent discount and free …

Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service for That ‘Last Mile’ Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service for That ‘Last Mile’

It appears that Amazon is sick and tired of relying on UPS and FedEx to get packages to customers, and they are looking to take control of the situation–or at least do a little bit of the work themselves. The …

eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program

eBay announced today that it has added Switzerland and Norway to the list of countries sellers can ship to using the Global Shipping Program, which includes 42 additional countries. “As you know, the Global Shipping Program helps you expand your …

Newegg Debuts Amazon Prime-Style ‘Premier’ Club Newegg Debuts Amazon Prime-Style ‘Premier’ Club
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Online retailer Newegg has just announced a new subscription service that offers expedited shipping, exclusive deals, and more. They’re calling it Newegg Premier and it’ll run you $49.99 a year. You can sign up for Newegg Premier beta today, and …

Amazon Patents Method For “Anticipatory” Shipping Amazon Patents Method For “Anticipatory” Shipping

Late last year Amazon wowed consumers with the promise of same-day delivery using drones. The project is still years off and there are many questions for Amazon to answer before drone delivery could ever become real. In the meantime Amazon …

Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35 Amazon Ups Free Shipping Threshold to $35
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Amazon has just increased the threshold for orders to qualify for free shipping – the first time the company has made a change to this policy in over 10 years. Starting now, orders must hit $35 to qualify for free …

Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools Ahead Of The Holiday Shopping Season Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools Ahead Of The Holiday Shopping Season

Etsy is looking to make things easier on sellers as the holiday shopping season approaches. The company has announced some new shipping changes with “linked” shipping profiles, an improved bulk editor and tweaks to the shipping upgrades offered by its …

Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members
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If you’re an Amazon Prime member and plan on doing a lot of holiday shopping on the site this year, you may want to get started early. That way, you can benefit from the expanded “No-Rush Delivery” option that Amazon …

Print FedEx Labels Right From eBay Print FedEx Labels Right From eBay

eBay announced that it is enabling sellers to print FedEx labels through its single label printing flow from My eBay. The company launched the program to a limited number of sellers in a pilot, but it will be fully available …

iPhone 5 Ship Time Slips to 3-4 Weeks iPhone 5 Ship Time Slips to 3-4 Weeks

If you’re still looking to pre-order the new iPhone 5, I hope you’re not still looking to pre-order the iPhone 5. At this point, you could be waiting up to a month for it to ship if you were to …

All New iPad Pre-Orders Now Sold Out All New iPad Pre-Orders Now Sold Out
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If you wanted to get your brand new new iPad (that’s never going to get less awkward) by launch date on March 16th, it appears that you’re out of luck. All models of the new tablet now show a delayed …

Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping

With Valentine’s Day just two weeks away, Apple hopes that a couple of small offers will tempt you into buying your sweetheart an iPad 2. “The iPad 2 is attractive, smart, and fun to be around – Just like your …

The Last Day For Holiday Shipping For Pre-Christmas Arrival (By Service) The Last Day For Holiday Shipping For Pre-Christmas Arrival (By Service)

Visual.ly has put out a pretty useful infographic looking at how long you have to get items shipped by various services to make sure the package gets to its destination in time for Christmas. I don’t think much more explanation …