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April 11, 2011

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to grow 9% in April, compared with the same month a year ago, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

March 8, 2011

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to grow 11% in March, compared with the same month a year ago, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

February 18, 2011

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to grow 11% in February over the same month last year, and increase 6% over the first half of 2011, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

December 15, 2010

Holiday-season shipping policies have emerged as one of the big retail stories of the 2010 season. Here is a rundown of strategies -- from free shipping, to free in-store-pickup -- at a sampling of major home channel players.

The Home Depot

November 10, 2010

Walmart is offering its online shoppers free shipping -- with no minimum purchase -- for...

November 6, 2007

Lowe’s received the award for conserving resources within its freight and transportation system....

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