Supply Chain

11/12/2013 - 12:08pm

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports grew 6.5% in October over the same month last year despite the government shutdown, and year-over-year increases are expected to continue for the remainder of the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

11/11/2013 - 5:55pm

Online food retailer Peapod and Giant Food Stores have opened a new fulfillment center in Coopersburg, Pa.

11/05/2013 - 11:55am

Lands’ End will offer free shipping to all customers on purchases more than $50 as part of its standard customer offerings. U.S. customers will also have the option to upgrade to two-day UPS shipping for $5.

10/23/2013 - 5:47pm

FedEx expects to transport more than 22 million shipments around the world on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, which it anticipates will be its busiest day in company history.

10/22/2013 - 5:09pm

Amazon.com has raised its free shipping minimum from $25 to $35.

10/22/2013 - 11:01am

IDC Retail Insights research director Leslie Hand has been named to the 2013 Top 50 Retail Influencers list developed by point-of-sale, inventory and customer loyalty software provider Vend.

10/17/2013 - 5:10pm

Lowe's has launched a dedicated fleet of natural gas-powered trucks at its regional distribution center in Mount Vernon, Texas.

10/16/2013 - 5:14pm

Family Dollar on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its 11th distribution center, in St. George, Utah.

10/16/2013 - 10:46am

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. has opened a new 311,740-sq.-ft. distribution center in Ashland, Va.

10/10/2013 - 11:23am

Starbucks is opening a new Evolution Fresh juicery in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., that the retailer says will quadruple its production of cold-pressed, never-heated juice.