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• The Boston Globe reports that independent research company STELLAService has evaluated the top 25 online retailers and concluded that Staples, Zappos and Office Depot were "tied for first place in terms of fastest shipping time in November 2012, with an average delivery time of one day."

According to the story, "The study found department store JCPenney’s online division to be the slowest, with an average delivery time of nine days."
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