Shopify Inc., a cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform, has partnered with Uber to offer UberRUSH delivery services to Shopify merchants. Merchants enrolled in the program can offer their local customers same-day delivery. The UberRUSH program will begin with a select number of Shopify merchants located in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco and will be rolled out to additional cities over time.
Several reports have confirmed that Amazon will shutter its Webstore service by July 2016. Amazon has notified its online retailers that are using the ecommerce platform on their own sites of the shutdown, according to SmartBusinessTrends.com.