TITLE

Dot-coms retreat on free shipping

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, Brian
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;07/17/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on online furniture retailers' abandonment of their free shipping policies after suffering from high merchandise return rates. FurnitureFind.com's decision to limit free shipping to purchases of more than $700; GoodHome.com's switch to a graduated shipping scale similar to the ones used by catalog merchants; Discontinuation of free shipping by Furniture.com.
ACCESSION #
3549079

 

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