Twitter Enters E-Commerce Fray

Twitter has appointed its first head of commerce, Nathan Hubbard, as it begins an e-commerce initiative. Details are sparse on how Twitter will facilitate retail in 140 characters or less. Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster,... Read More

China’s Alibaba is Bullish on E-Commerce

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is on an investment spree. The latest is a $75 million minority investment in premium shipping site ShopRunner. Shoprunner offers services similar to those provided by Amazon Prime. The deal follows a... Read More

E-Commerce Wave Pushes Warehouse Demand

Warehouse demand is increasing as e-commerce becomes an ever more important part of the economy. The economic recovery and continued improvements in technology have enabled the warehouse sector to grow and emerge from the turbulence... Read More

Port of New York Congestion Causes Indigestion

  Shipping delays  at the Port of New York are now causing concern among shippers and retailers before the start of the pre-holiday peak shipping season. The National Retail Foundation (NRF) recently sent a letter to the... Read More