• ZM host Megan Papas shoe shopping hack goes viral online 25 Feb 2020 02:29 Kiwi radio host Megan Papas' hack for finding the perfect pair of shoes is being called a "game-changer" by online shoppers. Papas, host of ZM's morning show, shared a video on Facebook showing how she uses a tiny cutout version of …
  • Online women's boutique opens first physical store in Middletown 25 Feb 2020 01:55 Online women's boutique opens first physical store in Middletown Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 8:24 PM EST Feb 24, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WITH THREE SMALL CHILDREN AND A DESIRE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT HOME …
  • Fate of popular Rockhampton shopping centre revealed 25 Feb 2020 01:48 RUMOURS of a City Centre Plaza closure have officially been put to bed. Co-owners George Shad and Joe Baladi yesterday rubbished recent whispers as “100 percent not true” and instead revealed their plans for Rockhampton’s longstanding shopping centre. …
  • Progress seen in resuming production, planners say 25 Feb 2020 01:19   China has made considerable progress in resuming economic activity, as the resumption of work and production is accelerating in an orderly manner to fight the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, the country's top economic planner said on Monday. …
  • China’s fatal flaw and other commentary 25 Feb 2020 01:10 Historian: China’s Fatal Flaw The coronavirus outbreak will have more than “profound economic consequences,” says Zeynep Tufekci at The Atlantic: It has “revealed authoritarianism’s fatal flaw,” showing how China’s “use of surveillance and censorship makes …
  • Online sellers targeted in bid to tackle illegal knives sales 25 Feb 2020 00:49 Police are trying to crack down on illegal knives sales by targeting sellers online. Officers will be able to raise concerns over particular merchants and products for sale on the online marketplace Wish, with the company pledging to remove listings which …
  • Online marketplaces rife with unsafe and illegal items, study shows 24 Feb 2020 22:50 Online marketplaces like Amazon may sell items that don't adhere to the EU's product-safety guidelines | Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Despite platforms’ pledges, unsafe products keep reappearing for sale. By Melissa Heikkilä 2/24…
  • The State Of The Online Brokers 24 Feb 2020 22:08 Manole Capital Management February 2020 How We Got Here: For the last decade or so, ETFC was considered the most likely firm to be acquired (by SCHW or AMTD). On February 20th, 2020, MS surprised the market and announced its intention to acquire ETFC. This …
  • Amway reports $400M drop in global sales 24 Feb 2020 21:13 Amway has reported a 5% revenue decline for 2019. The Ada-based direct-selling company on Monday announced that global sales of $8.4 billion for the year ending Dec. 31, 2019, are down 5% from the $8.8 billion it reported in 2018, largely due to “ …
  • Carter's, Inc. (CRI) CEO Michael Casey on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 24 Feb 2020 19:55 Start Time: 08:30 January 1, 0000 9:32 AM ET Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2020, 08:30 AM ET Company Participants Michael Casey - Chairman and CEO Richard Westenberger - EVP and CFO Brian Lynch - President Sean …
  • When Is the Right Time to Switch POS System? 24 Feb 2020 19:33 Photo by Christiann Koepke Originally Posted On: https://winposonline.co.uk/when-is-the-right-time-to-switch-pos-system/   We all know that change can be difficult—especially in your business, where change can involve training staff and …
  • Woman uses a tiny cut out of herself to make sure she buys the right shoes online 24 Feb 2020 18:30 Woman reveals how she uses a tiny cutout of herself to make sure she buys the right shoes online - and fans call the hack a 'game-changer' Radio DJ Megan Papas from Auckland shared a clip of her tip to Facebook  She uses laminated cutout version of …
  • Alibaba: Diversification Of Revenues, Cool Technology And Promising Partnerships 24 Feb 2020 18:30 Summary Whoever thought coffee and augmented reality could be used in the same sentence? Well, 2020 sure seems to be an exciting year as Alibaba is bringing the two together. After the announcement by Starbucks and Alibaba in 2019 of a partnership to …
  • More stores, eateries and a national retailer expected at Adrian Mall 24 Feb 2020 18:22 More stores, eateries and a national retailer expected in 2020 Editor's note: This is part one of two stories. Part two will be printed in Monday's edition of The Daily Telegram. ADRIAN — If you've recently scoffed at the idea of going to the …
  • Associated British Foods “ahead of last year,” but are the shares still attractive? 24 Feb 2020 18:09 “Ahead of last year”: it’s not the catchiest of phrases, but it’s the one that describes the latest trading update from Associated British Foods (LSE:ABF) most accurately. Those precise words were used by ABF seven times in its latest trading update. ABF …
  • Is A Cashless Society Good For America? 24 Feb 2020 16:19 The United States continues to break away from cash transactions. The popularity of online shopping and the increase in alternative payment methods has pushed many consumers to eliminate cash from their lives. Would going cashless be good for America? What …
  • The cargo bike and e-bike will eat delivery vans and family haulers 24 Feb 2020 16:08 Forget drones and flying cars; this is the future of deliveries, whether goods or kids. A hundred years ago, cargo bikes were the standard vehicle for many trades and deliveries. We have even shown a cargo bike cat litter exchange service, a business idea …
  • CBDC: Former CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo Says US Fed Must Issue a Digital Currency 24 Feb 2020 15:29 February 24, 2020 @ 7:41 am By Omar Faridi Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), recently stated that it may be time for the US Federal Reserve to introduce a digital currency. Giancarlo, whose …
  • The take-no-prisoners rivalries in online luxury fashion 24 Feb 2020 12:38 Ms. Aiken, Moda Operandi’s womenswear fashion and buying director, wanted to be the first retailer to have the chunky aluminum coil necklaces, and lobbied Proenza Schouler’s account executive Alexandra Cook for them at the Monday night show. However, it …
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market Size & Share, Business Opportunities, Regional Demand, Revenue and Key Manufacturers Forecast to 2026 24 Feb 2020 12:26 Feb 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market major companies include Samsung Electronics Corporation Limited, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Himax Technologies Inc., Seiko Epson …
  • Spring Car Insurance 2020: Use Online Quotes And Save Money On... 24 Feb 2020 11:10 Spring Car Insurance 2020: Use Online Quotes And Save Money On Auto Insurance Compare-autoinsurance.org (https://compare-autoinsurance.org/) is a top auto insurance brokerage website, providing car insurance quotes online from trustworthy …
  • Car Insurance Tips 2020: Why Drivers Should Use Online Quotes... 24 Feb 2020 11:10 Car Insurance Tips 2020: Why Drivers Should Use Online Quotes When Shopping For Auto Insurance Compare-autoinsurance.org (https://compare-autoinsurance.org/) is a top auto insurance brokerage website, providing car insurance quotes online from …
  • Hammerson sells retail parks to cut exposure to Brexitland 24 Feb 2020 11:07 UK and Europe shopping centre owner Hammerson has clocked up the largest sale of UK property in the past decade, letting go of seven retail parks as it decreases its exposure to Brexit-hit Britain. Hammerson said on Friday it had sold the assets for £400m …
  • E-commerce suffers massive losses due to coronavirus 24 Feb 2020 10:43 The coronavirus epidemic is exposing the dichotomy of the world’s second largest tech economy. Chinese businesses like Alibaba and Meituan with outsized footprints in the material world are rushing to contain the fallout while virtual denizens ByteDance …
  • Digital transformation projects don’t fail because of a shortage of ‘tech’ 24 Feb 2020 10:29 The promise of digital transformation is to evolve into a more agile and enduring organization by taking advantage of advances in AI, cloud computing, data sharing, and increased connectivity. You might break into new markets, advance in your industry or …
  • ‘Bangladesh is currently where Indonesia and the Philippines were four years ago’ 24 Feb 2020 10:02 Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Pegasus Tech Ventures plans to invest $40 million in Bangladeshi startups within a few years as the fast expanding economy holds huge growth potential for budding entrepreneurs, said its top executive. "We are …
  • Americans Divided on Perceptions About Personal Data Privacy Control 24 Feb 2020 09:22 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2020-- RSA Conference 2020 – A new study from nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company, suggests that 28% of American consumers think they have more control over their personal data than they did a year ago, …
  • Lobbying group fights surge of bills targeting plastic packaging 24 Feb 2020 08:49 Washington state Sen. Christine Rolfes was expecting industry lobbyists to oppose her bill making corporations pay for recycling in the Evergreen State. But alongside the usual plastic manufacturers and waste firms was a new opponent — a defender of bubble …
  • Drones. Disinfecting robots. Supercomputers. The coronavirus outbreak is a test for China's tech industry 24 Feb 2020 06:58 The country's tech giants have responded to the outbreak by deploying autonomous vehicles to bring supplies to medical workers, fitting drones with thermal cameras to improve detection of the virus and lending their computing power to help develop a …
  • Mapping coronavirus: South Koreans turn to online tracking as cases surge 24 Feb 2020 06:36 SEOUL (Reuters) - As the new coronavirus spreads in South Korea, private software developers have set up websites and apps to help people track cases and shun places where infected people have been in the hope of avoiding the fast-spreading virus. A woman …
  • ‘It is the environment that is really changing how we spend’ 24 Feb 2020 06:36  Are you a saver or a spender?   A bit of both. I like to save for a rainy day, but my family and I love to travel, sports and all sorts of hobbies, so we happily spend money on things like family holidays and activities. Do you shop around for better …
  • Daraz Village brings E-commerce services at rural areas 24 Feb 2020 05:38 Country’s largest e-commerce Daraz Bangladesh (daraz.com.bd) has been providing its finest services in various parts of the country for the last six years. As a result, millions of Bangladeshis are now enjoying the ease of e-commerce from home. There is no …
  • Tongue in Chic: A beginner’s guide to secondhand shopping online 24 Feb 2020 04:11 For the modern-day conscious consumer, buying secondhand is an increasingly attractive prospect. Fashion production takes a heavy toll on our environment, and many people are instead opting to shop vintage rather than contributing to the highly demanding …
  • Disabled woman says 'Sainsbury's guard tipped her shopping on floor in argument' 24 Feb 2020 00:36 A disabled woman claims a Sainsbury's security guard tipped her shopping onto the floor and said he didn't believe she was disabled. Shelley Harrhy said she has an agreement with Sainsbury's that she can take her trolley outside the centre, …
  • Noon to add home appliances on its electronic platform 23 Feb 2020 22:49 Noon Online Shopping Services, owned by Emirati businessman Mohamed Alabbar, aims to add large size home appliances on its electronic platform. General Manager of Noon Egypt Mostafa Hendawy  said the company started work in the UAE in September 2017, then …
  • Forget the bars and pubs - we celebrate the quieter side of life on Norton’s busy high street 23 Feb 2020 22:04 It's become a bustling hive of pubs, bars and restaurants over the past decade. The array on Norton High Street leave locals spoilt for choice - but there's also a host of independent firms plying their trade. Anna Twizell went to Norton to find …
  • BRAUN: Lots of losers as retailers strive to survive in 2020 23 Feb 2020 20:43 Store closing signs hang in the window of a Pier 1 store on Feb. 18, 2020 in Chicago. (Getty Images) The retail apocalypse continues. News that Pier 1 is closing its stores in Canada is the latest sad chapter in the continuing collapse of brick-and-mortar …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: ‘Every day is like a week’ 23 Feb 2020 19:01 After more than a month confined to their homes, members of the Irish community under lockdown in Wuhan have been informed they will not be allowed to leave their compounds until at least March 10th, as the city battles to stem the spread of the …
  • Woman's 'game-changing' online shopping trick means she always buys right shoes 23 Feb 2020 18:41 We've all been there, you order a load of different pairs of shoes online, only for them to look completely wrong with your outfit when they arrive. But it turns out there's actually a very simple way to avoid this - and all you need is a photo of …
  • Top Grocery Shopping Hubs in Jakarta Indonesia Expat 23 Feb 2020 15:27 Grocery shopping is either a horrendous errand or a therapeutic activity. It tends to get complicated when expatriates have just relocated to another country; they crave for their favourite snacks, beverages, and ingredients from their homeland. Even …
  • Hammerson expected to slash dividend amid high street woes 23 Feb 2020 15:21 Property development firm Hammerson will reportedly slash its dividend and write down the value of its assets in its results this week. Peel Hunt analysts have forecasted that the shopping centre owner will cut its dividend by 30 per cent, according to …
  • Counterfeit crackdown; cannabis costs: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet 23 Feb 2020 14:13 Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. We bought dozens of products from AliExpress, Amazon, eBay, Walmart and …
  • It’s mall madness 23 Feb 2020 07:53 When I was growing up, going to the mall always meant traveling to the east side of Madison. It was closer than West Towne, less upscale than Hilldale and at the time, the outlet mall in Johnson Creek wasn’t even a concept. Every shop was filled, there …
  • Tech Talk: A tool unlocking consumer behaviour 23 Feb 2020 05:50 CEO Salik Khan looks to make a living by personalising your online shopping journey. Ever notice how when shopping online, you are shown suggestions on what else to buy? Pretty hard to notice honestly, given the dent they put in the pocket. But all in all, …
  • Nairobi’s three-year-olds mostly pampered with mobile phones 22 Feb 2020 21:48 More than 40,000 babies own mobile phones. According to the 2019 Kenya National Population and Housing Census statistics that were released on Friday, 75,064 children in Nairobi aged below four years have mobile phones. The country has 20,694,315 mobile …
  • McDonald’s cheeseburger scented candle has fans’ mouths watering and lasts ages 22 Feb 2020 20:29 How much do you love the greasy, telltale scent of a McDonald’s ? If the answer happens to be “a lot”, then it’s a glorious time to be alive. You can now recreate the tantalising aroma of a Maccy D’s burger in your own home without having to leave the …
  • Bouncing back: CDF Mall posts record daily ecommerce sales in Sanya 22 Feb 2020 14:46 CHINA. The China Duty Free Group-run Sanya International Duty Free City (CDF Mall) has celebrated its reopening with record daily ecommerce sales of more than CNY44.28 million (US$6.3 million). As reported, China Duty Free Group (CDFG) reopened its main …
  • MercadoLibre: Long-Term Opportunity Outweighs Near-Term Pains 22 Feb 2020 13:22 MercadoLibre (MELI) is a long-term play for investors seeking to benefit from the underpenetrated but growing Latin American e-commerce and digital payments markets. Investing in the company warrants patience at this time, because profitability remains …
  • Expert: Local economic outlook remains good 22 Feb 2020 12:03 The national and local economies should continue to do well in 2020, an expert speaker told Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce members at a Third Thursday luncheon held at SourcePoint in Delaware. Nationally, “there’s not much that’s out-of-whack,” said …
  • The future of groceries? Online shopping on the rise 22 Feb 2020 11:19 Who does your grocery shopping? Purchasing groceries online and having store associates deliver it to your car or home has become increasingly popular in the last few years, according to Business Insider. MASSILLON As a mother of three, Sarah Greene …
  • Why I would avoid this FTSE 100 stalwart 22 Feb 2020 10:43 J Sainsbury (LSE:SBRY) is currently the third-largest supermarket in the UK and therefore occupies the lower middle position in the Premier League of UK supermarkets.  Inception to current affairs Founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury, the company was …
  • Taiwan ranked No.1 fastest internet speed in ... 22 Feb 2020 09:17 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is now ranked as having the fastest internet in the world in the "Global League" rankings created by an online website builder review platform. The Daily Mail on Thursday (Feb. 20) cited researchers at …
  • Fraserburgh shoe shop to shut – due to Brexit 22 Feb 2020 07:48 Fraserburgh’s high street has suffered a double blow with the confirmation that two retail outlets are closing down. Shoebox on Broad Street and Stephens Newsagents on High Street will both shut their doors “in the next two or three months”, with the …
  • INTERVIEW | Enjoy being exemplary in whatever I take up, says Tamilisai Soundararajan 22 Feb 2020 05:28 Express News Service A perfectionist, multi-tasker, wife, mom, temple-hopper, saree lover and one who does not believe in online shopping, the Honourable Governor of Telangana, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan is an interesting mix of several things. In an …
  • Peace Bridge traffic drops 38% since debate about building new one 22 Feb 2020 04:17 BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) It’s been twenty years since a very public debate about building a new Peace Bridge. In the end, a new bridge was never built, and as it turns out, the projections of higher truck traffic actually went in reverse. In March of 1999, a …
  • Coronavirus outbreak causing delays for some local bridal shops 22 Feb 2020 02:47 REGINA -- Some local bridal shops are feeling the impact of the Coronavirus, as some are experiencing a delay in shipments coming from China. Bridesmaid-to-be Lindsey Helland had picked out her bridesmaids dress when the retailer told her the order would …
  • Retail vs e-commerce: Quebec pension fund  to divest shopping malls 22 Feb 2020 02:31 The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec controls the second biggest pension fund in Canada, It plans to sell off several of its shopping mall holdings, seemingly because of lower retail sales in the face of e-commerce (Radio-Canada) Is it the shape of …
  • Cyber crime on rise in Chandigarh, police register 17 FIRs in two months 22 Feb 2020 01:58 Written by Saurabh Prashar | Chandigarh | Published: February 22, 2020 7:00:59 am The Chandigarh cyber cell has 68 police personnel but only two Inspectors, who are competent to probe the cases. A SECTOR 22 resident, 28-year-old Jeevan Jot, had uploaded …
  • Lululemon stores in China mostly closed due to novel coronavirus outbreak s Colonist 22 Feb 2020 01:25 VANCOUVER — Most of Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s nearly 40 stores in China have been closed since early February amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the company said. "We're inspired by the resilience and commitment of our team in China as we …
  • Waterford boutique finds new home in East Lyme 22 Feb 2020 01:03 East Lyme — A busted tooth may have slowed her down, but nothing was going to stop Betty Davis from reopening her store in its newly expanded space. Striking Tela, which Davis started five years ago with homemade wish boxes sold out of her home, opens …
  • Tracking maps and Mahjong raids: China ups ante in fight against coronavirus 21 Feb 2020 21:15 Posted February 22, 2020 06:33:46 Chinese tech giants have begun deploying online maps to show nearby residents who are carrying the coronavirus or COVID-19, adding a controversial new tool in the country's battle to contain the outbreak. Key Points: …
  • 4 Key Enterprise Marketing and Sales Insights From Dreamforce 21 Feb 2020 20:35 Here are the trends and takeaways from Salesforce's annual sales conference. February 21, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Dreamforce is an annual Salesforce conference with keynotes on the latest trends …
  • B2C Online Ordering Market Outlook to 2025: Emerging Trends and Will Generate New Growth Opportunities 21 Feb 2020 20:26 Feb 21, 2020 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- Advance Market Analytics released the research report of Global B2C Online Ordering Market, offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. B2C Online Ordering Market …
  • Bezos Is Creating A $10 Billion "We Can Save Earth" Fund. Will Amazon Follow? 21 Feb 2020 19:38 The founder of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Jeff Bezos, decided to enter the climate change battle by creating Bezos Earth Fund, his biggest humanitarian investment. The fund should start issuing grants within few months, currently from $10 billion …
  • The authority behind Darling Authority 21 Feb 2020 17:08 By Melody Hampton on February 21, 2020 Though Natalie Konopka is still a student, she wanted to launch her business right away. The idea of Darling Authority (DA) came about during a road trip, when Konopka’s friend mentioned someone else she knew that had …
  • Online Still Looks Good For Retail ETFs 21 Feb 2020 16:51 Data continue confirming the positive trajectory for e-commerce and online retail and the related ETFs, such as the ProShares Online Retail ETF (NYSEArca: ONLN). ONLN tracks the ProShares Online Retail Index. That benchmark includes companies that …
  • Cargojet Inc. (CGJTF) CEO Ajay Virmani on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 21 Feb 2020 16:23 Cargojet Inc. (OTC:CGJTF) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call February 20, 2020 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Pauline Dhillon - Executive Vice President, Marketing, Public & Government Relations Ajay Virmani - President & Chief Executive Officer …
  • Why are investors betting against shopping centres? 21 Feb 2020 15:59 Image copyright Getty Images While the troubles facing well-known retail names on the UK's High Streets have been much publicised, the plight of landlords has received less attention. However, two of the UK's biggest retail landlords have seen a …
  • Instant Oatmeal Market Boosting the Growth Worldwide: Market Dynamics And Trends, Efficiencies Forecast 2024 21 Feb 2020 15:37 Feb 21, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Advance Market Analytics recently introduced Global Instant Oatmeal Market study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2025. Instant …
  • Reliance Retail’s AJIO to start selling luxury brands 21 Feb 2020 13:44 AJIO, the e-commerce arm of Reliance Retail, is exploring an entry into the luxury segment even though it is a niche market. “While luxury is a niche market, you find its customers not only in large metros but in other cities, too,” Vineeth Nair, Business …
  • Safer Payment Solutions Will Drive Adoption Of Prepayment For Ecommerce Transactions 21 Feb 2020 13:19 Since the debut of ecommerce in Nigeria, a great number of consumers have always preferred paying for their products upon delivery, due to doubt on the quality of the product that the merchants might deliver. The American Express Digital Payments Survey ( …
  • Is this 12% yield a dividend trap or an unbeatable buy? 21 Feb 2020 13:02 Dividend yields of more than about 6% are often expected to carry a higher risk of cuts. So a dividend yield of 12% must surely be doomed? Not necessarily. Today, I want to look at two stocks with dividend yields of between 11% and 13%. I’ll explain why I …
  • Best ways to hide what you buy on Amazon so you don’t spoil the surprise 21 Feb 2020 12:01 You may not know this yet, but your Amazon account’s entire purchasing history is recorded, and all activity is likewise tracked on the online shopping giant’s site. While this is great for reviewing your past orders and checking receipts, there may be …
  • These are the steps needed for a vaccine to be approved 21 Feb 2020 11:00 The Wuhan coronavirus, first reported Dec. 31, has taken 2,130 lives and infected 75,781 people in the process. Thirty countries and territories have confirmed cases of the illness, called COVID-19; despite the containment measures in place, the number is …
  • Tablet demand in China gaining momentum from epidemic 21 Feb 2020 09:29 Tablet demand in China gaining momentum from epidemic Staff reporter, Shanghai; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES Friday 21 February 2020 Tablets demand in the China market is picking up inadvertently in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that is fueling needs for …
  • WATCH: How Truworths weathered challenging conditions 21 Feb 2020 09:15 Truworths has experienced challenging trading conditions in both its primary markets. Despite this, the group managed to expand its SA gross margins, but group operating profit fell 2.3%. Rising sales in its Africa segment, which includes SA, was partially …
  • Central Street establishes Special Service Areas to support community 21 Feb 2020 06:57 Central Street officially established two Special Service Area districts on Jan. 25 of this year. The districts join Downtown Evanston and the Main-Dempster Mile, each of which established SSAs in previous years. A Special Service Area is a designated …
  • 60 years of driving a little to save a lot - And there's 60 more! 21 Feb 2020 06:52 LIVINGSTON – As industry consolidation grows in various businesses, the Watts family reaffirmed their commitment to localism and the competitive furniture business Thursday. V. Watts Furniture – known (and advertised) for its rural location turned 60 this …
  • Lady Vols' Key erases ‘a lot of mistakes’ with blocked shots 21 Feb 2020 03:11 VOL. 44 | NO. 8 | Friday, February 21, 2020 Tamari Key, who is among the nation’s leaders in blocked shots, recently had to shut down a different opponent, her online shopping habit. “I have a problem,” she admits. -- Tennessee Athletics/Utsports.Com …
  • RED BANK: HOBBYMASTERS CLOSING 21 Feb 2020 02:28 Hobbymasters, a gamers’ paradise for four decades in downtown Red Bank, is calling it quits. What’s Going On Here? Read on. Arlene Placer at Hobbymasters earlier this week. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.) Located at 62 White Street beneath a …
  • Fracturing of society: Britons talk less and go online more 21 Feb 2020 02:05 Britons are growing unwilling to join political parties, social or sports clubs Instead of mixing with colleagues and friends, we are often glued to screens The sole bright spot in is that we feel less fear about being out and alone at night By Steve …
  • Aussie retailer to shut Rundle Mall store 21 Feb 2020 01:33 Australian shoppers will lose a quarter of all Colette stores within weeks following the handbag chain’s shock collapse. Late last month, the company behind popular jewellery and accessories chain Colette by Colette Hayman – the CBCH group of companies – …
  • Startups endure like Alibaba during SARS 21 Feb 2020 01:23   The novel coronavirus epidemic broke out unexpectedly, but the ones hit the hardest should be entrepreneurs who cannot leave their homes. "We hope the epidemic will pass quickly, but we are especially worried about the reality." In a dialogue …
  • Community space, online consultation promised for Portage Place revamp by company poised to buy mall 21 Feb 2020 01:04 A week before the deadline for a Toronto-based company to finalize a deal to buy Portage Place Shopping Centre, Starlight Investments has pledged to include up to 10,000 square feet of space for community members to access any time of day or night. In a …
  • BUSINESS MAVERICK: Adapt or Die: Truworths and Woolies must bow to the consumer 20 Feb 2020 22:45 Ian Moir, chief executive officer of Woolworths Holdings Ltd., speaks during an interview at the company's headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Photographer: Halden Krog/Bloomberg via Getty Images Trading conditions in …
  • Employees spend 30% of day shopping, browsing internet and other personal tasks 20 Feb 2020 21:56 Research has found that workers do 10 non-work tasks including holiday shopping, web browsing and doing online banking in the office each day. A study of 2,000 office workers found more than a third (37%) check out a restaurant menu they plan to visit and …
  • Costco going online causes stir 20 Feb 2020 21:44 Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry posted to their Facebook page recently calling out Ipswich City Council for supporting Costco’s online shopping launch. President of the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce Philip Bell said although the chamber was always …
  • Mercari plans Tokyo store to tempt more into its online marketplace 20 Feb 2020 15:50 Online flea market operator Mercari Inc. said Thursday that it would try its hand at brick and mortar operations in hope of reaching tens of millions of untapped users in the Japanese market, allowing them to sell their used goods on the spot and handling …
  • The top 10 reasons online shoppers abandon their carts 20 Feb 2020 09:45 Technology / 20 February 2020, 11:30am / Supplied Cart abandonment is the number one pain point for every e-commerce site of any kind, with the average documented cart abandonment rate at 69.57%. Photo: African News Agency (ANA) CAPE TOWN – Cart …
  • How Yolanda Lippert Hunts for Predators Online 20 Feb 2020 09:14 The prosecutor on running the unit of the Cook County state’s attorney’s office that deals with internet sex crimes against kids Interview by Anne Ford Published yesterday at 4:57 p.m. Photo: Lucy Hewett Last year, your office interviewed about 2,500 …
  • Paradigm group drilling services launches online store 20 Feb 2020 07:03 Paradigm Drilling Services (PDS), part of Paradigm Group based in Inverurie Aberdeenshire, is launching an online store to offer their range of drilling tools and services.   The online shopping experience has been pioneered by the company to make it …
  • Walmart’s struggling Japan unit finally delivers with online grocery growth 20 Feb 2020 05:38 TOKYO — Walmart Inc might finally have found the sweet spot in Japan’s food market with a fast-growing venture ranked third in a nascent online grocery sector, as the brick-and-mortar stores it bought into two decades ago continue their search for profit. …
  • Book Rand Show 2020 Tickets Online and Win a Yamaha EX1050 SPORT Waverunner 20 Feb 2020 05:03 The all new Rand Show 2020 is coming up, from 8-13 April and it’s set to be bigger than ever before. With six new dedicated zones, there’s so much more to discover – like gaming, geeking out and cosplay, culinary genius in the Jacarandafm Clash of Kitchens …
  • Holiday online sales reached over $137B 20 Feb 2020 02:45 Brief Author By Tatiana Walk-Morris Dive Brief: Holiday e-commerce sales in the U.S. grew by 13.2% in 2019 to $137.6 billion, according to a report from eMarketer emailed to Retail Dive. E-commerce sales were up from $121.5 billion in 2018 and $109.2 …
  • Atlanta entrepreneurs combine shopping and travel for business owners 19 Feb 2020 23:56 UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL SHOPPING TOUR FOR ENTREPRENEURS, TO COMBINE  BUSINESS AND PLEASURE IN CARIBBEAN, AFRICA AND ASIA   Company Kicking-Off First Escorted Tour  in Kingston, Jamaica, Offering Atypical Tourist Stops and Key International Business …
  • $1,000-a-day rents see small retailers flee shopping centres 19 Feb 2020 20:23 Posted February 20, 2020 06:00:53 Company reporting season is now well underway and one thing we're learning is that owning a shopping mall is getting a lot tougher. Key points: Two of Australia's major listed shopping centre operators are worth …
  • Global Glass Lens Market 2018-2022 | Availability of Products Through Online Distribution Channels to Boost Growth | Technavio 19 Feb 2020 19:35 LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2020-- The global glass lens market is expected to post a CAGR of around 4% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. Request a free sample report This press release features …
  • New cashback website will pay off your mortgage when you shop online - including on pizzas 19 Feb 2020 14:34 Applying for a mortgage is likely to be one of the biggest financial commitments you'll ever make - and paying it off can take a lifetime. But there could be a way to help ease the pain - in the form of a new cashback website designed to help you repay …
  • Shopping on Amazon, ordering food online & video... 19 Feb 2020 13:46 By Matt Richtel Yardley Wong, captive on the Japanese cruise ship grappling with the coronavirus, captured in a single image the essence of life under quarantine. From inside her tiny cabin, Wong took a picture of the closed doorway. She posted it to …
  • China turns to online food vendors amid coronavirus restrictions 19 Feb 2020 11:00 Demand for online food vendors has surged since China's government told the public to stay home as part of the most sweeping anti-disease controls ever imposed. On Tuesday, Wang's phone buzzed with a text message that a delivery had arrived. The …