Online retailing is touting same-day-delivery service. In this video, Austin Smith makes the case that same-day delivery is nothing more than a headline-grabber. Online retailers may feel a need to offer this service to be competitive, but Austin says shoppers are more focused on free delivery, price, and selection -- and he believes rules the roost in these metrics.

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