FedEx bought a ShopRunner, and online shipping platform that had already received $115 in venture-capital backing
and an investment from UPS last year, shares RetailDive.
One doesn't shop on ShopRunner, rather one shops on other stores and looks for the ShopRunner logo when checking out. (Learn more about how it works here: https://www.shoprunner.com/how-it-works
A missing component for FedEx and UPS remains an e-commerce platform, such as Shopify, Big Cartel, BigCommerce, or Bridge, on which a businesses can operate their online businesses and instantly integrate with a shipping service. Scott Galloway has suggested that Shopify purchase FedEx in order to better to compete against Amazon. FedEx may turns those tables and instead buy an e-commerce provider.
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