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For online shoppers, is too much variety a blessing or a curse?

Feb 21, 2023
With thousands of items and products to choose from, consumers need to protect themselves from making the wrong purchase.
Sifting through the thousands of product choices online is getting harder.
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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 […]