The Wall Street Journal
19 November 2014
Getting through the holiday shopping kickoff is just the first of the many challenges facing delivery companies. The Wall Street Journal discusses the findings of Kurt Salmon’s 2014 Holiday Shipping Study, specifically how retailers are pushing deals to the last minute, then guaranteeing delivery by Christmas. This year, according to the study, half of retailers plan to guarantee delivery by Christmas for orders placed by Dec. 20, up from 37% last year.