Dive Brief: Banana Republic announced Wednesday that it is launching its first on-demand delivery service with Postmates in New York City and Southern California, according to a company press release. Customers can buy their goods on the retailer's website and either select a buy online, pick up in-store option or choose delivery with Postmates, per the release. Shoppers within the delivery radius won't have to pay a delivery fee. The on-demand delivery service is meant to as
Walmart has announced a slew of changes to benefit its holiday shoppers, starting by expanding the range of products available for free two-day shipping without a membership fee, as well as launching the ability to return these items at any of its 4,700 stores. Changes will begin to launch on a rolling basis in November.
In an announcement on its website, the retail chain said customers will see "millions of additional items with the two-day free shipping label as we work
Fast Retailing, which operates the popular Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo, said on Tuesday it was teaming up with logistics company Daifuku Co in a global strategic partnership aimed at delivering products faster to customers. The logistics company Daifuku has agreed to help automate Fast Retailing's Ariake warehouse in Tokyo, which the Japanese retailer opened in 2016 to cut down on inventory management and production lead times, and to bolster its online business.
The warehouse is slated to open in the Bronx neighborhood this fall. The center will only handle Jet deliveries, not Walmart orders, to start. Walmart acquired Jet.com roughly two years ago to target more urban markets and millennial shoppers. Walmart's Jet.com is testing same-day grocery delivery in New York, as it dials up its efforts in the battle for online customers. The retailer announced Tuesday that it will open up a fulfillment center in the Bronx for Jet.com, the e-
Walmart is working with Postmates for grocery delivery. The partnership will roll out in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will be expanded to other areas in coming months. Retailers are looking to offer faster delivery of online orders to shoppers. Walmart is working with delivery service Postmates to bring online grocery orders to more shoppers' homes, with the goal of reaching more than 40 percent of U.S. households. The partnership will roll out in Charlotte, North Carolina,