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Amazon offers to help Biden administration with vaccinations

Dave Clark, the incoming CEO of Amazon’s retail unit, reiterated a request Amazon made to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month asking that frontline workers among the company’s more than 800,000 U.S. employees receive vaccines at the “earliest appropriate time.”

How might President Joe Biden impact ecommerce?

The incoming Biden administration must address trade relations with China, and that could impact online retailers, say industry executives. They are also closely watching whether the new president and Democrat-controlled Congress will seek to break up tech giants or force them to take greater responsibility for what’s on their sites, which could include marketplaces like Amazon and eBay.

Ecommerce speeds up growth for WD-40 Company

As its fastest-growing channel, ecommerce is helping to drive double-digit increases in sales for the provider of industrial and residential lubricants, cleansers and other maintenance products in the United States and in several overseas markets, the company said last week.

An ecommerce bright spot at MSC Industrial Supply

Although ecommerce sales declined by 6% in the fiscal quarter ended Nov. 28, they inched up as a percentage of total sales as MSC improved on its revenue declines of the prior quarter.

Ecommerce in 2020 recap: The most-read online retail stories of 2020

Digital Commerce 360 editors reveal the most read stories of 2020. The articles cover the challenging but exciting year for online retailers, as they adapt their businesses to new consumer shopping habits because of the coronavirus pandemic.