The Aftermath of the Holiday eCommerce Crunch

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Has eCommerce been bitten by its own success? According to ABQJournal, this might have been the case over the holiday season. Most retailers participated in delivery promises and promotions throughout December, and businesses that provide shipping solutions saw a dramatic increase in demand. Many consumers, though, were left empty-handed and angry when Christmas arrived and their scheduled, promised deliveries had not. “It seems like the Post Office has really dropped the ball this year,” reads one complaint on eBay forums.

The Blame Game

Both shipping companies and eCommerce sites point