Consumers are buying less while shopping online more

May 14, 2020
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds that 40% of those who shopped online before the pandemic now do it more.
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Why so many people are shopping secondhand

Feb 26, 2020
And how retailers are trying to get into the resale market.
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As shoppers head online, what value does a flagship store bring?

Feb 13, 2020
Under Armour announced it might hold off on opening a flagship store on Manhattan's iconic Fifth Avenue.
Under Armour is reportedly pulling back on plans to open a flagship store on New York City's Fifth Avenue, made famous by stores like Tiffany & Co.
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Online shopping deliveries overloading office mail rooms

Dec 23, 2019
Some employers have banned personal packages.
How to protect your packages from porch pirates? Get them delivered to your office.
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States look to new holiday shopping tax dollars post Wayfair decision

Dec 20, 2019
In many states, it’s the first holiday shopping season since they starting requiring online businesses to collect sales tax.
An eBay representative shows customers the eBay app at a holiday market in Denver in 2017.
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Getting holiday shopping done at work can boost productivity ... maybe

Dec 18, 2019
It can save time and clear your mind ... or send you down an e-commerce rabbit hole.
Do you shop online while at the office?
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eBay aims to strengthen focus on core business as competition builds

Nov 26, 2019
The site known for its auctions has shifted to more fixed price sales, but can't compete with Amazon.
The eBay headquarters in San Jose, California in 2014.
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PayPal makes huge bet on deal-hungry shoppers

Nov 21, 2019
The purchase of Honey Science Corp. for about $4 billion will provide customer behavior insights earlier in the shopping process.
The PayPal headquarters in San Jose, California, in 2018.
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As online orders continue to grow, package theft rises

Nov 13, 2019
As holiday shopping season ramps up, beware the porch pirates.
A new Amazon hub on the University of Texas at Austin campus is one of the ways companies, like Amazon, are trying to thwart package piracy.
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