• Sam's Club to offer free shipping for premium members

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Sam's Club is offering free shipping for premium members and simplifying its membership tiers.
    Starting Wednesday, the Walmart-owned warehouse club will give free shipping on online orders for Plus members on 95 percent of the items it sells. Most shipping costs previously were based on the item's size and weight, the shipping method and the delivery address.
    Free shipping and faster delivery have been key areas as retailers try to adapt to shoppers' shift online. Online leader Amazon is reportedly planning a new service to pick up packages from businesses and deliver them to...
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  • Bulk retailer Sam's Club adds free shipping in bid to compete with Amazon

    Bulk retailer Sam's Club adds free shipping in bid to compete with Amazon

    8 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    If you can't beat ‘em, shift to a similar business model. In its struggles to adapt to to a post-Amazon retail landscape, Walmart subsidiary Sam's Club is adopting an online membership model notably similar to Prime. The bulk retailer's new Plus membership gives shoppers the ability to opt out of shipping costs by ponying up $100 a year - that's a full...
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  • Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping after abruptly closing 63 stores

    Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping after abruptly closing 63 stores

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping to shoppers with its "Plus" membership, which costs $100 annually.
    The move comes one month after Sam's Club abruptly closed 63 of its stores and said a handful would be turned into e-commerce distribution centers.
    The first distribution center, in Memphis, Tennessee, will open within six weeks.
    When asked why Sam's Club abruptly closed so many stores without giving some employees advance notice, the company's CEO, John Furner, said he wanted workers to find out about the news from Sam's Club rather than the media.
    Sam's Club is rolling out free...
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  • Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping after abruptly closing 63 stores

    Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping after abruptly closing 63 stores

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping to shoppers with its "Plus" membership, which costs $100 annually.
    The move comes one month after Sam's Club abruptly closed 63 of its stores and said a handful would be turned into e-commerce distribution centers.
    The first distribution center, in Memphis, Tennessee, will open within six weeks.
    When asked why Sam's Club abruptly closed so many stores without giving some employees advance notice, the company's CEO, John Furner, said he wanted workers to find out about the news from Sam's Club rather than the media.
    Sam's Club is rolling out free...
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