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Cyber Monday deals may not be over

ABC News, December 2, 2013

On Monday many of us searched online for holiday sales taking advantage of Cyber Monday deals. And you may have more time than you think to get in on the discounts. ABC7 News takes a look at Santana Row with a look at what kind of deals people are getting without ever leaving home.

Cyber Monday used to mean 24 hours of frantic shopping for deals, but some sites have extended the deals for two more days. And on Amazon, new deals are added as often as every 10 minutes.

The discounts alone catch your eye, especially ones as high as 50 percent, but the Cyber Monday countdown clock is sure to get your adrenalin pumping as the deals come to an end.

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Royal Mail Strikes – Small Businesses Need To Plan Ahead, November 4, 2009

Shipwire, the e-commerce order fulfillment company, is advising small businesses to learn a valuable lesson from the Royal Mail strikes. As reports of Christmas disruptions and weeks of backlogs continue to populate the UK media and the threat of additional strikes looming, the crisis is by no means over. Shipwire believes that this will not be the last strike that small businesses will encounter and that they should heed the warning to avoid impact in the future. Read all 5 Shipwire recommendations to reduce the risk of postal strikes. |  PDF version.

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How to Maximize Delivery Promotions this Christmas, October 27, 2009

Delivery promotions drive conversions as they can address the main differences between online and offline — delivery cost and time to buyer gratification. Buyers want products fast and preferably free, so if you can bring the following marketing text to the front of your website – ”˜fast and free delivery” – then you can increase conversions. The important question is which delivery promotion is right for your business and will honestly allow you to market ”˜fast and free” without killing your margin. What are some of the ”˜free” delivery options available? Which one will work best with your business? How are you going to communicate ”˜fast and free” and make it drive the right sales? Get the answers here. | PDF version.

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E-Tailers, It's May – Do You Know Where Your Holiday Goods Are?

E-commerce Times, May 18th 2008

In 2008, the challenges e-tailers face seem to have risen to new heights: carrier rate hikes, major postal code changes, exploding fuel costs, heightened multinational shipping expectations and uncertain consumer demand in an uncertain economy. This spring, businesses need to re-evaluate their warehousing and shipping strategy to effectively plan for the holiday rush. Holiday 2008 import guide and target timeline. | PDF Version.

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