zappos Is Ending: Amazon to Absorb Designer Fashion Site

In the end, the name of was a lie. will be shutting down its standalone high-end apparel store later this month. will redirect to, where the leading online retailer is beefing up its fashion-savvy merchandise.

7 Free Shipping Options for E-Retailers

Online retailing is big business, and growing. As virtual storefronts become major revenue generators, many retailers are realizing the value of free shipping, which has the potential to greatly increase sales. Consider these seven promotional strategies, good for consumers and investors.