Fading are the days when you could count on cheaper prices online.
Companies spend a lot of money processing those returns, and many items that are returned won't end up back on the shelf.
“There’s just a lot of it that’s out of our control completely,” says Christina Stembel of Farmgirl Flowers.
It won't be as bad as early in the pandemic, but shoppers should plan ahead.
The retailer missed the mark on electronics and toy sales.
The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many retailers, including the country's 2,500 hundred independent bookstores. Some, despite Amazon's dominance, are flourishing.
Some employers have banned personal packages.
It can save time and clear your mind ... or send you down an e-commerce rabbit hole.
The site known for its auctions has shifted to more fixed price sales, but can't compete with Amazon.