KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

KHD Buzz – Increased Holiday Sales Predicted, UPS Plans Same Day Delivery Push and More

September 20, 2021 Off By Koehler Home Decor

California Bill Would Monitor Amazon – and Others – On Warehouse Practices

A California bill currently pending Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature would oblige Amazon.com and other firms to reveal warehouse workers’ performance requirements in order to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained. Read More

Multiple Reports Forecast Holiday Sales Increases for 2021

According to individual projections released by Bain, Deloitte, and Mastercard SpendingPulse, holiday sales are likely to climb by 7% or more over the previous year. However, merchants will face difficulties in getting there as they deal with labor and commodity shortages. Read More

Walmart + Membership Rates Increasing

According to a research note published by Deutsche Bank, the Walmart+ membership program has increased its rate of new members, bringing the total number of members to an estimated 32 million households in the United States. About 86 percent of Walmart+ members also have Amazon Prime subscriptions. Read More

UPS Plans to Gain a Share of the Same Day Delivery Market

With the acquisition of Roadie, UPS hopes to gain a share of the same-day delivery market. Roadie can handle goods that aren’t suitable with UPS operations, such as perishables or things shipped in shopping bags rather than boxes or other shipping containers as it employs private drivers making use of their own vehicles to make local deliveries. Read More

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