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CNBC's Morgan Brennan explains one package's journey from Wine.com's distribution hub in California to CNBC's office in D.C.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
How online shopping sales will impact UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service this holiday season, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the NRF expects more than half of consumers will shop online this holiday season.
Airlines are soaring on lower oil prices, but other stocks are also seeing big boosts after OPEC's decision not to cut rates.
Nothing matters for e-commerce companies if deliveries show up after Christmas, but more services are helping to ensure consumers don't get grumpy.
ATLANTA, Nov 18- Lower U.S. gasoline prices could boost consumer spending ahead of the holiday season, a critical period for the retail sector, a top executive at United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday. "The impact of low fuel prices right now is it puts more discretionary dollars in consumers' pockets," Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn told Reuters at the...
ATLANTA, Nov 17- United Parcel Service Inc's chief executive officer said on Monday the company's closer collaboration with major retailers should bring a smooth holiday season, but he said UPS would charge customers more or even refuse packages if last-minute sales by a major customer threaten the company's system. FedEx Corp, the main rival of UPS, is also...
In just a month, Apple has added more value than the entire worth of companies like McDonald's, Boeing and Goldman Sachs.
Nov 13- Google was sued this week by a worker who claimed the company did not pay overtime, improperly classified him as an independent contractor then terminated him after he asked for more hours to be covered under his contract. The case, filed in a New York federal court on Wednesday, seeks to proceed as a collective action on behalf of other Google Inc workers.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12 Reuters)- U.S. businesses and industry groups urged Congress on Wednesday to give the White House authority to fast-track trade deals before the end of the year, saying it was a critical tool to complete major trade deals. It was signed by companies including Apple Inc, Boeing Co, Exxon Mobil Corp, FedEx Corp, General Electric Co, Pfizer Inc and...
Retailers are looking to get a leg up on the competition by pushing cut-off deadlines for online orders even later in the season.
Luxembourg has come under fire for operating as a tax haven, but it's always been hard to prove how companies use it to cut their tax bills—until now.
The roadmap for Christmas 2014 will need to look decidedly different for retailers to achieve 4 percent-plus sales growth.
Online sales this holiday are expected to reach a record high, but the category's growth will decelerate, according to Forrester Research.
*China to free up market for clearing bank card transactions. BEIJING, Oct 30- Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc welcome China's plans to open up its market for clearing domestic bank card transactions, as they stand to gain access to a growing market worth more than $1 trillion a year. While China lags behind countries such as the United States in spending on credit,...
China will open up its market for clearing domestic bank card transactions, in a move that could benefit companies such as Visa and Mastercard.
Jim Cramer shares his tricks of the trade on how to benefit from the low price of oil, and how to pick the right stocks in a dazed and confused market
CHICAGO, Oct 24- United Parcel Service Inc may charge major customers more for a surge in late, unplanned packages or turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season, a top executive said on Friday, trying to avoid a repeat of last year's delivery meltdown. UPS and main rival FedEx Corp, both considered U.S. economic bellwethers, are...
UPS on Friday reported earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, sending shares higher in early trading.