Amazon Prime gets new competition from Barnes & Noble

05/5/2010 | Internet Retailer

Barnes & Noble has begun offering its loyalty-club members free express shipping on all online purchases, a move that competes directly with Amazon Prime. "Free shipping has always been a compelling online sales driver," said Paula Rosenblum, managing director at e-commerce research and consulting firm RSR Research. "Amazon Prime is a bit tricky, because you often don't realize you're buying through a third party and are not eligible in those cases for free shipping."

View Full Article in:

Internet Retailer

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
Retail Merchandise Planner
Bon-Ton Stores
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
Director of Change Management
Belk
Charlotte, North Carolina
Vice President, Infrastructure and Operations
Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas
VP Regional Manager/Regional Store Manager
Belk
Knoxville, Tennessee
Sales and Merchandising Manager
Staples
norwalk, Connecticut