e-Commerce Bytes--Free shipping is all about keeping online shoppers happy. The question however is, "How do small and medium online retailers compete with the big and really big retailers"?

Just take Amazon as an example of what large retailers are able to offer to pull in customers. Amazon offers "Super Saver Shipping" that allows customers to place a minimum of $25 of eligible products in their shopping cart and qualify for free shipping. The only caveat is that the items will be delivered in 5 to 8 business days. Amazon's site states that with this shipping option, they are able to fulfill orders in a more cost-efficient way and pass on the savings. Read more!