Robert Reed: An Amazon-Target deal would mean a very different shopping experience

Sooner rather than later, Amazon is going to buy a big, well-known, traditional retailer. When it does, expect the e-commerce giant to take aim at Target. This is not an idle stretch of the imagination or investor whimsy. A respected tech industry analyst, Gene Munster, has boldly predicted Amazon will acquire Minneapolis-based Target, most likely this… Please follow and like us:

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Are you ready for Green Monday 2017?

Just when you thought all of the bargains and discounts had tapered off for the Christmas season, another (sort of) official sales holiday is in store for shoppers: Green Monday. RELATED: Green Monday 2017: 5 ways to save some serious cash In its short history, Green Monday has become known as the second-best day to shop… Please follow and like us:

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Plans set to protect United Kingdom businesses active on Alibaba

By Help is on the way to protect British enterprises, especially the small and medium-sized ones that do business on Taobao, from intellectual property infringement. The China-Britain Business Council said it will work with Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group to find a better solution to protecting those companies from the United Kingdom using the group’s online… Please follow and like us:

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Walmart’s latest experiment: Higher prices online than in stores

Walmart is trying out a new pricing strategy that could penalize you if you’re an online-only shopper of Walmart.com. RELATED: Vegetables sold at Aldi, Walmart, Trader Joe’s recalled Walmart’s new online vs. in-store pricing experiment According to the Wall Street Journal, Walmart has a new price experiment underway that you need to know about. Here’s the… Please follow and like us:

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Toys ‘R’ Us may file for bankruptcy before holiday season, reports say

WAYNE – Toys ‘R’ Us, the New Jersey-based toy retailer adored by children for nearly 70 years, may file for bankruptcy protection as early as Monday just as the holiday season approaches, according to reports. The potential bankruptcy comes as sales continue to fall and online shopping continues to grow. The company has about 32 stores… Please follow and like us:

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Amazon Plans Mega-Warehouse for Mexico Growth Spurt

Amazon.com Inc. is preparing to open a 1 million square-foot warehouse near Mexico City, sources familiar with the project said, part of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico’s nascent e-commerce industry. The new warehouse is slated to be built in the Tepotzotlan municipality about 25 miles (40 km) north of the Mexican capital, according… Please follow and like us:

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The Future of Retail: Just How Important Has E-Commerce Become?

Tweet There is no question that the way many people shop has changed over the past five, ten, and even twenty years. Gone are the days when retailers were completely focused on the success and appearance of their physical or brick and mortar stores. The entire retail business model has changed, and in many ways, it’s… Please follow and like us:

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