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Recent initiatives by eBay, Google, Wal-Mart and the U.S, Postal Service, coupled with the growth of Amazon Fresh, which boasts "same or next-day delivery of almost everything you want to buy — from fresh produce, meat and seafood to diapers, DVDs and toys," have made it clear that same-day delivery is here to stay. In fact, it's increasingly become an option consumers not only turn to and pay a premium for, but now expect to see. To stay competitive in this new market, here are the seven key steps retailers must take to begin a functional same-day delivery program:

/PRNewswire/ -- DITTO, an eCommerce site for designer eyewear that uses patent-pending 3D virtual fitting technology, today announced that it has closed $3 million in financing led by August Capital. Angel investors, friends and family also participated in the round. is a website that allows consumers to record a short video with their webcam to create a 3D virtual self, or "DITTO." Users can virtually try-on eyewear in 180-degree views to see how a particular style looks and fits their face before they make a purchase. also integrates social media features, allowing the user to post side-by-side

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