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  • Amazon Offers Free Shipping, No Minimum, to All Shoppers for 2018 Holidays
    Amazon is expanding its free shipping offers to everyone on millions of items. It has also removed the minimum $25 requirement. (2018-11-05)

  • Walmart Extending Free Two-Day Shipping to Marketplace Items
    Walmart announced it is extending its free 2-day shipping offers to its marketplace items in time for the holidays. (2018-10-24)

  • Best Buy and Target Launch Free Shipping, No Minimum for Holiday 2016
    Best Buy and Target have brought back their free shipping, no minimum offers from last year. (2016-10-26)

    Walmart Starts Testing Two-Day Unlimited Shipping Service
    Walmart has started testing a 2-day unlimited shipping service. (2016-05-16)

    FedEx and eBay Team Up to Offer eBay Valet Drop-Off Program
    FedEx and eBay have teamed up to offer the eBay Valet Drop-Off Program at over 1,600 FedEx Office locations. (2016-05-16)

    Target to Offer Free Shipping No Minimum This Holiday
    Target will be offering free shipping no minimum again this holiday season. (2015-10-23)

    Best Buy to Offer Free Shipping, No Minimum This Holiday Season
    Best Buy has announced it will offer free with no minimum order required this holiday season from Oct. 25 2015 to Jan 2 2016 (2015-10-22)

    Amazon Offers Free Shipping on Some Small Items
    Amazon has started offering free shipping on some small items. No minimum payment or Prime subscription is needed. (2015-06-03)

    UPS Celebrates National Returns Day
    Four million unwanted gifts will be returned this year, according to UPS. National Returns Day is January 6, 2015. (2014-12-30)

    UPS Fails to Deliver Christmas Packages on Time
    UPS has failed to deliver some Christmas packages on time. (2013-12-25)

    Amazon Offers Free Holiday Shipping With Amazon Prime Through Sunday, December 22
    Amazon will offer free holiday shipping with Amazon Prime through Sunday, December 22 (2013-12-18)

    Survey Finds Nearly 90% of Consumers Have Not Finished Christmas Shopping
    A new survey conducted by RetailMeNot has found that nearly 90% off shoppers have not finished Christmas shopping. (2013-12-11)

    FedEx Expects Cyber Monday 2013 to Be Busiest Day in Company History
    FedEx expects that Cyber Monday 2013 will be the busiest day ever in its company history. It expects to move 22 million shipments. (2013-10-23)

    Amazon Raises Minimum Order Size for Free Shipping to $35
    Amazon.com has raised the minimum order size for free shipping to $35. Previously, free shipping was available with orders of $25 or more. (2013-10-23)

    Neiman Marcus Adds Permanent Free Shipping and Returns Offer
    Neiman Marcus Group announced it is permanently offering free shipping and returns on all purchases on Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores and websites. (2013-10-03)

    Pier 1 Imports Launches New Website With Ecommerce
    Pier 1 Imports has launched a new website, Pier1. (2012-08-23)

    Ebay Testing Same Day Shipping Service Called eBay Now
    Techcrunch reports that eBay is testing a same day shipping service called eBay Now. (2012-08-05)

    FedEx and Arbor Day Foundation Launch Virtual Enchanted Forest
    FedEx has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to create a virtual Enchanted Forest with a new Facebook application. (2012-06-19)

    Nordstrom to Offer Free In-store Shipping From Its Department Stores
    Bloomberg reports that Nordstrom is going to start offering free in-store shipping at its department stores next week. (2012-03-09)

    Business is Booming at UPS as Holiday Mail Order Returns Rise by 8%
    UPS says it is seeing record returns by mail this year. (2011-12-27)