Financial Times

08 January 2013

As the retail industry experiments with same-day delivery, the approach may not make financial sense for all retailers. “It’s ultimately a pretty costly service to deliver,” Kurt Salmon retail strategist Al Sambar said in a Financial Times article. “There are certain product categories and situations where people will pay for it, whether it’s medicines or toys for the holiday.” However, “it’s not applicable across all product categories nor will it be any time soon.”

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