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Amazon says deliveries are back up to speed after complaints about package delays

"Seen a few reports that saying we're having delivery problems. Not the case," tweeted Dave Clark, Amazon's senior vice president of operations.

Retailers are offering faster, cheaper shipping than ever before. Here’s what stores including Walmart and Target are offering this year.

Target, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Walmart are all offering various shipping deals for the holiday season.
Forager's founders in the company's Chicago office. From left to right, COO Jessie Essman, CEO Matt Silver, and director of data analytics Jordan Salins.

Buzzy freight-matching startup Forager nabs Chicago serial ad tech entrepreneur as president

Forager has a new president. Marc Kiven, who cofounded the ad tech company Signal in 2009, joined the company last month.

The world’s biggest shipping company warns that the global trade slump is probably here to stay in 2020

Maersk is seen as a bellwether for global trade, given that it handles about 20% of all consumer goods shipped.

Viral videos have terrified people into opposing Amazon’s plastic packaging. Here’s why they’re wrong.

People are unhappy about plastics in the ocean. But eliminating plastic packaging in online shopping isn't the answer.
Seagulls search for food near a sewage-discharge area next to piles of plastic bottles on the coast near Beirut, Lebanon, on July 19, 2018.

New research suggests we might be thinking about the ocean plastic problem all wrong — trash dumped from ships could be a major culprit

Up to 14 million tons of plastic enters the ocean annually. A study shows that dumping from ships may be the source of a lot of that pollution.

Macy’s will test free same-day delivery in select markets for online orders over $75 — here’s where you can get it

Macy's is rolling out a free same-day delivery pilot program in 30 markets across the US beginning on October 1.
Jim Cramer was alarmed by the FedEx call.

FedEx just sounded the alarm on US growth — and Jim Cramer said it was the ‘most dispiriting call about the economy I’ve heard in a ...

"There is a lot of whistling past the graveyard about the US consumer and the United States economy versus what's going on globally."

I toured Amazon’s massive, robot-powered warehouse that serves New York City — these are the 6 incredible little details that stood out

Amazon's fulfillment centers are known for being big, and the first one in New York City is no exception — but that's not what impressed me most.
Amazon's massive Staten Island-based fulfillment center

We got inside New York City’s first Amazon fulfillment center, where thousands of people work in a building large enough for 18 football fields

We went inside Amazon's state-of-the-art New York City fulfillment center, the first of its kind in the state of New York. Take a look!