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Getting Past the Last Mile: Delivery Challenges For E-Commerce Businesses

Posted in Retail, Retail Sales

E-commerce businesses have changed the relationship between consumers and retailers through the advent of expedited and low-cost home delivery services. Now, many consumers anticipate both free shipping with their purchase, and to receive their items in a short one to two day window. While there is significant growth in the online shopping market, high shipping… Continue Reading

Set Pickup Location: Uber Is Coming to Retail

Posted in Retail, Retail Sales

On-demand delivery services, such as Uber and its competitors Lyft and Postmates, are increasingly taking steps that have the potential to offer a counterpunch to online retailers such as Amazon and may shake up the brick and mortar retail industry in a big way. UberRush: On-Demand Delivery Service Could Compete with Amazon Uber is rolling… Continue Reading

The Skies Are Alive With the Sound Of Drones: The FAA Implements Drone Registration Requirements

Posted in Regulatory, Retail, Technology

It happened again—another incident involving an errant drone and a resident from the Garden State. As reported by various news sources, a New Jersey man attempted to photograph the Empire State Building with his drone. He was arrested on reckless endangerment charges after crashing the drone into this iconic building. This is just the latest… Continue Reading

Lift Off for Commercial Drone Regulations

Posted in Retail, Technology

Drones are everywhere. Technological innovations have created countless commercial opportunities for drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Until recently, however, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) prohibitions on drone commercialization have contrasted starkly with the soaring growth of drone-based businesses in Europe, Asia, and other parts of North America. Now, depending on whom you… Continue Reading

What’s The Buzz Over Drones?

Posted in Retail, Technology

Technology has rendered irrelevant the longstanding debate over whether good fences make good neighbors. Authorities in New Jersey recently arrested a man after he shot down a neighbor’s drone that was flying above his property and recording pictures of his home. The law frowns on self-help, however, especially when it involves the discharge of a… Continue Reading