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Supplement fulfillment: Takeaways from 2014 Arnold Sports Festival

Another week, another trade show. With CES and the International Toy Fair already under our belt this season, this week it was time for something different and the 2014 Arnold Sports Festival fit the bill. Those who have been to the festival can attest to what an impressive showcase of athletics it is, and with so many "wow" factors to behold — from bodybuilders to sports competitions — exhibitors turned to flashy marketing to grab attendees attention amid the chaos.
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Shipwire is hiring

You may have heard by now that it is hiring season at Shipwire. We were acquired by Ingram Micro, a Fortune 100 company, at the end of last year. Now, we are adding talented people to the team at a record rate and the office is buzzing (and literally overflowing) with activity. There's never been a better time to join us!
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QuickBooks integration for Shipwire

The wait is over! We are excited to share a new integration between QuickBooks and Shipwire. Cloud Cart Connector is built by Shipwire Partner JMA Web Technologies and is a QuickBooks integration that syncs orders between Shipwire and QuickBooks. Customers, inventory, orders, and products can be exchanged in both directions.   Here are some features...
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New Chicago fulfillment center

We are pleased to announce that we have opened up our new state-of-the-art Chicago warehouse. As part of the process, we are transitioning all inventory from our current legacy Chicago warehouse to the new facility in the area. If you are using the current Chicago facility or have inventory on its way to that facility, please read on for important information about your account and a list of the benefits you can expect from this change.
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Free shipping day 2013

Free Shipping Day is upon us (find out if your favorite retailer is participating here) and holiday shoppers are scrambling to place online orders, get free shipping, and receive their packages by Christmas eve. We figure it's also a good time to talk about the value of free shipping – not only to consumers –...
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Shipwire Magento webinar

  Hello! On Wednesday, October 9th, we're putting on a webinar with Magento and would love for you to join us.   We'll be talking about how to simplify shipping online orders and how smart brands overcome the challenges of storage, expansion, and selling across channels. Learn the role of shipping in increasing sales on...
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Hongkong Post Air Mail Updates

Hongkong Post increased Air Mail prices on October 1, 2013. Hongkong Post hasn't adjusted its rates for more than a decade, but due to rising operating costs, the carrier has implemented an 18% increase on all Air Mail. Shipping price increases are expected over time and fortunately, most occur more gradually than in this instance....
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Free shipping promotions: the guide

Two words boost sales and drive your shoppers wild: Free Shipping. The combination of these words adds sparkle to the eyes of an online shopper and encourage them to fast track to the purchase page. There are many methods to offer free shipping; Amazon offers Super Saver Shipping if you meet a certain spending threshold...
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