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Dick’s Sporting Goods picks Instacart for same-day delivery

Dick's Sporting Goods picks Instacart for same-day delivery

Mannequins stand next to merchandise displayed for sale at a Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. store in West Nyack, New York. Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dick’s Sporting Goods is teaming with Instacart to offer same-day delivery from more than 150 stores, in states including Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, …

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Buy now, pay later plans are booming in the Covid economy

Buy now, pay later plans are booming in the Covid economy

New sneakers, a MacBook, a Peloton — you can pay for almost anything in installments these days. Like the layaway plans of old, but now called point-of-sale loans, “buy now, pay later” lets shoppers break their purchases into equal installment payments without interest or fees, even using a debit card, …

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Shoppers spend $10.8 billion on record e-commerce day

Shoppers spend $10.8 billion on record e-commerce day

An independent contractor to FedEx Corp. unloads packages from a delivery truck on Cyber Monday in New York, U.S., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Holiday shoppers went online Monday and spent $10.8 billion, setting a record for the largest U.S. online shopping day …

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Time to test the limits of e-commerce

Time to test the limits of e-commerce

An employee wearing a protective mask scans a package at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Kegworth, U.K., on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. Chris Ratclifre | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cyber Monday will put retail websites and warehouses to their biggest test yet. The industry is bracing for what is …

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Holiday gift-givers want their money to matter

Holiday gift-givers want their money to matter

Customer Tamara Jenkins tries on a hat with Meeka Robinson Davis, owner of One-Of-A-Kind Hats, as Davis’ daughter Chrstiana Davis looks on, at the store in the Windsor Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, November 24, 2020. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Holiday shoppers are not only …

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Customers will see only benefits

Customers will see only benefits

David McInerney, CEO, FreshDirect Source: CNBC FreshDirect customers have nothing to fear after the company was bought by the Dutch owner of Stop & Shop and Food Lion, the grocery delivery service’s CEO said Tuesday. Ahold Delhaize and Centerbridge Partners, a private equity firm, announced Wednesday that they would be …

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So long, doorbusters! Retailers roll out weeks of deals

So long, doorbusters! Retailers roll out weeks of deals

People shop at Macy’s Herald Square during early opening for the Black Friday sales in New York City, November 28, 2019. Andrew Kelly | Reuters On Thanksgiving Day, eager bargain hunters usually head to the store and shoulder their way through crowded aisles to get a jumpstart on their holiday …

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Black Friday is almost here. And shoppers are anxious.

Black Friday is almost here. And shoppers are anxious.

A shopper uses his phone while wearing a face mask due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outside the Christiana Mall in Newark, Delaware U.S. November 19, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters Black Friday is almost here. And consumers’ anxiety about shopping in stores and enclosed malls is only escalating, …

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Retailer benefits from being ‘one-stop solution’

Retailer benefits from being 'one-stop solution'

Target CEO Brian Cornell said customers may come to its store with a short shopping list or a particular item in mind, but they’re filling up their baskets and leaving with many purchases. “We’re seeing a guest who’s shopping all of our categories, taking advantage of our one-stop solution,” Cornell …

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Retailers try to make returning online purchases easier

Retailers try to make returning online purchases easier

Shoppers walk through the King of Prussia mall in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Jennah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images First comes the holiday season, then the flood of returns. With e-commerce sales exploding during the coronavirus pandemic, retailers may see more returns than ever before. After all, shoppers do not …

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Walmart (WMT) Q3 2021 earnings

Walmart (WMT) Q3 2021 earnings

Customers shop at a Walmart store on May 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Walmart reported third-quarter earnings on Tuesday that topped Wall Street’s expectations as customers continued to shop online and sent U.S. e-commerce sales soaring by 79%. The discounter said customers are embracing the …

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Shoppers seek out more meaningful gifts amid pandemic

Shoppers seek out more meaningful gifts amid pandemic

Care packages, such as the ones made by Gift Box Love Co., have been a popular gift item on Etsy during the pandemic. Gift Box Love Co. For about two years, Ashley Houck has put together care packages of items like candles, bath salts and caramels with a personalized note. …

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EBay touts sale of rare Air Jordan sneakers

EBay touts sale of rare Air Jordan sneakers

EBay has dropped one of its largest collections of Air Jordans in the e-commerce company’s history, as it looks to broaden its reach in the $2 billion secondary sneaker market, which is seeing rapid growth during the coronavirus pandemic. In recent days, it has been rolling out 60 sneakers per …

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