On The Dot

By Lauren Fruncillo March 4, 2020 - 10:30 am

Amazon makes same day delivery faster for some U.S. cities

Amazon have recently announced that Prime members in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Orlando, and Dallas can now enjoy faster Same Day Delivery on up to 3 million items. Up to 3 million items across dozens of categories that are marked “Today by” can now be ordered for delivery

Is one-day Prime shipping a killer move by Amazon?

This is a guest comment by Santosh Sahu, CEO of On the dot, sharing his thoughts on how retailers will compete with Amazon's desire to introduce one-day prime shipping in the US with an $800 million investment in Q2 2019 alone. Is one-day Prime shipping a

How to compete with Amazon Prime with Same Day Delivery

How do you compete with Amazon Prime when you're selling on your own website and shipping from your warehouse or perhaps a retail location? The answer is to offer the same service of immediate delivery and, whilst for many ecommerce operations today that means next

ASOS Instant – On Campus launched with Collect Plus and On the dot

ASOS Instant – On Campus has launched direct to Leeds University campus – and is free for ASOS Premier customers. The new ASOS Instant – On Campus means shoppers can buy something before lunch and pick it up from Leeds University Union Pop-Up, the CollectPlus

L’OCCITANE launches ‘Ship From Store’ to compete with Amazon

French beauty retailer L’OCCITANE has selected On the dot as their partner for their same day delivery service proposition ‘Ship From Store’ across the UK. The service has launched in London and, with plans to extend across the remaining 86 UK stores in early 2019,

On the dot US launch response to SME Brexit concerns

As part of their global strategy the On the dot US launch will be driven by new appointee Thorsten Runge as International Director. Thorsten will drive the company’s global strategy to help retailers expand and compete on an international scale, starting with the US market. On

Waitrose Rapid Delivery two-hour delivery trial launches

Waitrose & Partners customers in selected London postcodes can now have their food and drink delivered straight to their door within two hours or on the same day for the first time as part of a new trial. This looks like an attempt to compete

On the dot gets £8m investment from parent

On the dot, part of CitySprint Group, has announced today it has received an additional investment of £8 million from its parent company, which is itself private equity funded. This new round will help fund On the dot’s further growth: product development, senior hires and international

Currys PC World offer timed deliveries with On the dot

The UK’s largest electrical retailer Currys PC World have partnered with On the dot to launch a new same-day delivery service across the UK. Introduced nationwide, the new fulfilment offering is designed to make shopping with Currys PC World stores quicker and more convenient than

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