Retailers prepare for a surge in online sales this holiday season

Sep 22, 2020
The thing is, it’s cheaper for retailers when you shop in-store.
A FedEx driver makes deliveries in Manhattan on Sept. 17 in New York City. While consumers have come to expect free shipping, it's costing companies.
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Online stores get physical

Feb 16, 2018
Warby Parker plans to have nearly 100 brick-and-mortar stores by the end of the year.

Walmart partners with Google to enable voice-activated shopping at home.

Aug 23, 2017
Walmart has been playing catch up online. Last year it bought the e-commerce site Jet.com. Today the company announced it was partnering with Google to add Walmart items to Google Express and allow voice-ordered purchasing of those items using Google’s virtual assistant. Is this another way to challenge Amazon’s dominance of the online market? Click […]