WalMart, Amazon Rush To One-Day Delivery

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The two American retailing giants WalMart and Amazon are rushing headlong into one-day delivery but with different strategies.

WalMart is planning on using ground shipping from ts fulfillment centers, as well as offering direct shipping/pickup at its stores. It is testing one-day service in Pheonix and Las Vegas … (click to read more)

Amazon seeks to control shipping from start to finish, bypasing shipping companies altogether. The company is building a 3 million-square-foot air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, with Jeff Bezos himself breaking ground with a frontloader this week (pictured above) … (click to read more)

And Amazon is going one step further: it is paying employees to quit the company and start local delivery businesses … (click to read more)


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