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Target claims a 90% handling cost reduction for same day shipping options

An article in CNBC.com titled “Target CEO says cost of handling online orders drops 90% when shoppers use same-day options” claims that shipment from stores enables retail efficiency and decreases cost by 40% associated with from a distribution center. Those … Continue reading

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Same day delivery offered by Google in San Francisco

An article in the New York Times (October 26,2012) describes same day delivery offered by Google in San Francisco. The company coordinates with retailers to deliver products ordered following Google searches. Linking the search with purchase and physical delivery closes … Continue reading

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