UPS Expects to Top 2013 E-Commerce Record

A worker unloading a truck stacker in warehouse | Source: Shutterstock

United Parcel Service Inc. said it expects six days during this holiday season to surpass its single-busiest shipping day last year, a workload sure to put its yearlong preparation to the test as online retail sales rise.

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Port Squeeze Threatens US Retailers’ Holiday Plans

Warehouse terminal at the Port of Long Beach, California | Source: Reuters

A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ​the Long Beach port complex is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.

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Under Armour Shares Fall as Sales Growth Slows

Gisele Bündchen in Under Armour's "I Will What I Want" 2014 campaign | Source: Under Armour

Under Armour Inc., the second- largest U.S. athletic-apparel maker, declined in early trading after growth slowed last quarter, raising concerns that the company’s torrid expansion is waning.

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