Companies could put a cap on the number of deliveries they accept, leaving the overflow to the postal service.
Grappling with shortages as holiday shopping season approaches, merchants focus on products that are available.
Workers across industries have expressed frustration all year about shipping delays. Now it's crunch time again.
They're already placing orders for the 2021 holiday season, but some things are easier to buy well ahead of time than others.
Marketplace has been following three American small businesses during this unprecedented holiday retail season. Here's how things went.
The 2008 recession hit more broadly, and retailers were stuck with a lot of inventory. This time, retailers had time to plan.
Even with the rollout of vaccinations and federal action on a relief package, many consumers are wary about the future.
We’re expecting record online sales this holiday season, and shippers are having a hard time keeping up.
It might depend on what is sold and where it's sold. We check in with three business owners to see how things look in the middle of the holiday shopping season.
People are shopping online more, buying gifts for fewer people — and in some cases, changing up what they usually give.