• St. Louis children's hospitals treating adults 05 Dec 2020 22:25 ST. LOUIS — St. Louis children’s hospitals have started treating adult patients as area hospitals struggle to keep up with rising coronavirus cases.Dr. Marya Strand, chief medical officer for SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, told the St. …
  • The Latest: St. Louis children's hospitals treating adults 05 Dec 2020 22:17 December 5, 2020 3:56 PM By The Associated Press Posted: December 5, 2020 3:56 PM Updated: December 5, 2020 4:07 PM Mahesh Kumar A An Indian tribal woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus stands in front of a hospital for a …
  • The Latest: Arizona health leaders urge masks as cases rise 05 Dec 2020 20:55 PHOENIX — Arizona health officials used a blunt tone Saturday as the state reported 6,799 coronavirus cases, the second-highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic.The Department of Health Services says on Twitter that people should wear masks “ …
  • National Guard helps at Idaho urgent-care clinic 05 Dec 2020 17:40 BOISE, Idaho — National Guard troops are directing people outside a Boise urgent-care clinic revamped into a facility for coronavirus patients.Health officials say Idaho’s attempt to hold the coronavirus in check is failing as infections and deaths surge. …
  • NITI Aayog proposes a self-regulatory body as part of national-level online fantasy sports rules 05 Dec 2020 16:42 NITI Aayog has proposed setting up of a single self-regulatory organisation to be governed by the independent oversight board while restricting the availability of online fantasy games to users of 18 years and above as part of the uniform national-level …
  • Kathleen Murphy column: Taking time to marinate over family's biggest events 05 Dec 2020 13:32 But instead, this is about how the night before, after two-plus decades of experience at this parenting gig, I once again found myself at the store the night before his birthday, buying his birthday presents, birthday candles, and all the necessities …
  • Ikea starts selling its products online to customers in Gujarat 05 Dec 2020 13:04 NEW DELHI: Ikea has started selling its products online to customers in Gujarat, the third Indian state after Telangana and Maharashtra where the Swedish giant is home delivering products ordered on its webstore. Ikea is servicing online clients in …
  • Amazon ‘Home Shopping Sale’ announced 05 Dec 2020 12:17 Amazon India has announced ‘Home Shopping Sale’. As part of the sale, the company is offering deals and discounts on home and kitchen appliances, automobiles and more. The four-day sale runs December 5 to December 8. During the Home Shopping Sale, …
  • Millions of ‘bad bots’ attacked e-commerce websites during Nov: Report 05 Dec 2020 07:52 E-commerce websites have been an active target for cybercriminals, especially during the holiday season, according to a report by security solutions provider Barracuda Networks. According to the report, the company detected “millions of bad bots attacks” …
  • Israeli startup UBQ will recycle Israeli waste into Indian car parts 05 Dec 2020 04:22 The cleantech startup UBQ Materials from Kibbutz Tze'elim has signed an agreement with the Motherson Group, under which the company will be provided with UBQ's innovative raw material, which works as an alternative to plastic, and will be produced …
  • IKEA to open Navi Mumbai store on December 18 05 Dec 2020 02:46 The Navi Mumbai store of IKEA (part of the Ingka Group), will open on December 18, 2020, the Swedish home furnishings retailer said in a statement. The over 5 lakh sq. ft store will offer more than 7,000 home furnishing products along with ideas and for …
  • Joan Collins dishes on new Christmas comedy, delicious ‘Dynasty’ role 05 Dec 2020 01:47 In a pre-pandemic era, perhaps you spotted her at the Forum Shops or Fashion Show mall with that streak of ebony hair, big, saucer eyes lined in black, and that unmistakable English accident. The word “darling” was flying, and why not? Joan Collins always …
  • The Commooter Scooter Needs Votes to Become the Next Real Minimalist EV 04 Dec 2020 21:17 What you see in the cover photo is known as the Commooter Scooter by Ezekiel Ring. This gentleman from Detroit, Michigan seems to have a very good eye for what our urban mobility vehicles should achieve. Just look at it! It’s literally the most motorcycle- …
  • 7 Diet And Other Tips For That Wedding Glow 04 Dec 2020 21:10 Here are some tips to follow for staying healthy, happy and positive, despite of the cumbersome wedding planning Wedding planning is a tedious process for everyone, especially for the groom/bride. People who are planning their wedding during the global …
  • Australia received a climate change wake-up call this week — and our health is at stake 04 Dec 2020 18:09 For many Australians who have grown up in our "sunburnt country", last week's nation-wide heatwave may have felt like business as usual. It's almost summer, after all. But if you dig into the statistics, the picture that emerges is deeply …
  • Looking to travel to pocket-friendly places within the country? Here's your guide 04 Dec 2020 16:56 Are you planning a domestic trip? Here are some places you can visit, courtesy of Booking.com. (Source: Pixabay)Now more than ever, having been working from home continuously for months now, people are taking travelling seriously. They are beginning to …
  • Israeli scientists warned they could be assassination targets in Iranian revenge hit 04 Dec 2020 14:36 Israeli scientists have reportedly been warned that they could be at risk of assassination after a top Iranian nuclear scientist was killed last week. Experts and former senior staff of the Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center have been advised to …
  • Protesting farmers, asking for a raise and flying canines 04 Dec 2020 14:21 It is beginning to look a lot like Friday, and as countries around the world enter the festive period, there are a lot of numbers you might have missed during all of that online shopping. That is why we are rounding up the biggest economic and business …
  • E-commerce order volume grew 56%, GMV by 50% this festive season: Report 04 Dec 2020 14:12 The e-commerce industry reported 56 per cent growth in order volume this festive season as compared to the festive season last year. The increasing order volume also led to the 50 per cent growth in GMV (gross merchandise value) as compared to the last …
  • This is not the way forward 04 Dec 2020 13:31 Labor needs to shed its ‘Lib-light’ image The Labor Party is searching for a strategy to win the next federal election (‘‘Labor’s Right plots path back to power’’, December 4). Why not start by recognising and stating a few meaningful basic principles, …
  • 10 places in India to see snowfall in December and January 04 Dec 2020 13:26 Winter is here and it is the best time of the year, indeed, even if it's 2020. With the coronavirus, numerous cyclones, blasts and explosions apart from other natural calamities, 2020, in all probability, is the worst year for human civilisation (at …
  • Flipkart unveils '2GUD Local' to bring popular offline retailers, shopping destinations online 04 Dec 2020 13:25 NEW DELHI: Flipkart's independent value-driven platform, 2GUD on Friday said it has launched '2GUD Local' aimed at extending the benefits of e-commerce to traditional retail businesses. The new format will offer offline stores, brands and …
  • Flipkart unveils 2GUD Local to connect offline retailers with customers 04 Dec 2020 13:13 Walmart-owned Flipkart is extending e-commerce benefits to traditional retail businesses. Flipkart's independent value-driven platform, 2GUD has launched ‘2GUD Local’ to bring shopping centres online. The new format will offer offline stores, brands …
  • Ikea to launch its second physical store in India at Navi Mumbai on Dec 18 04 Dec 2020 13:13 Furniture maker Ikea will open its Navi Mumbai outlet on December 18, making it the second store launch for the Swedish company in the country in two years. The first store was opened in Hyderabad in 2018 after which the company opted to take the online …
  • 25 incredible wildlife photos stun the world 04 Dec 2020 13:10 This year's finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award have been revealed. From majestic mandrills to adorable lynx kittens, these are the top 25 photographs that made the cut. Scroll through to see why.  1/25' …
  • India's e-commerce industry sees 56% growth in festive orders: Report 04 Dec 2020 12:00 India's e-commerce industry reported nearly 56 per cent growth in order volume this festive season amid the pandemic as compared to the same period last year, said a new report on Friday. The increase in order volume also led to the 50 per cent growth …
  • Coronavirus watch updates, Dec. 4 04 Dec 2020 11:40 Refrigerated trailers storing bodies of COVID-19 victims are seen at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on Dec. 3, 2020. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua) - Global COVID-19 deaths pass 1.5 mln mark: Johns Hopkins …
  • Bahraini Industry Minister Lauds High-Tech Level in First Israel Visit 04 Dec 2020 11:37 Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani pleased by small business opportunities: Micro-business is key to bilateral growth Since the announcement of the Abraham Accords last August, breakthroughs signaling the “coming out” of trade between Israel and the Kingdom of …
  • Flipkart launches ‘2GUD Local’ to digitise offline retailers 04 Dec 2020 11:06 Flipkart’s independent value-driven platform, 2GUD on Friday launched 2GUD Local to connect popular offline retailers scattered across the country with online shoppers. The new format aims to enable local stores – single brand or multi-brand stores and …
  • IKEA to open second Indian store in Navi Mumbai on Dec 18 04 Dec 2020 10:56 World’s leading home furnishings retailer IKEA will open its second store in the country at Navi Mumbai on December 18. The over five lakh sq ft store would be the second store for IKEA in India after Hyderabad, where it had opened its first store in …
  • E-commerce industry sees 56% growth in festive orders: Report 04 Dec 2020 10:12 India’s e-commerce industry reported nearly 56 per cent growth in order volume this festive season amid the pandemic as compared to the same period last year, said a new report on Friday. The increase in order volume also led to the 50 per cent growth in …
  • IKEA to open second Indian store in Navi Mumbai on December 18 04 Dec 2020 09:44 By PTI NEW DELHI: World's leading home furnishings retailer IKEA will open its second store in the country at Navi Mumbai on December 18. The over five lakh sq ft store would be the second store for IKEA in India after Hyderabad, where it had opened …
  • PAX Global Technology - FY2020 Positive Profit Update, Significant Upside 04 Dec 2020 09:43 Investment Thesis At the start of 2020, PAX Global Technology (OTCPK:PXGYF) ('PAX') – trades under ticker 0.327 on the Hang Seng stock market - was our top pick. On November 30th, the company issued a 'Profit Alert' press release stating …
  • IKEA to launch its Navi Mumbai store on Dec 18 04 Dec 2020 07:27 Swedish furniture brand IKEA is set to launch its Navi Mumbai store on December 18. Customers who wish to visit the store will have through prior registration only. Peter Betzel, CEO & Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA India, said that Mumbai is one …
  • Turkey continues as major buyer of red lentils 04 Dec 2020 04:29 Canada provides the lion’s share of the country’s imports, which so far this year has been double the five-year average Canada’s second largest red lentil market has been on a shopping spree in 2020 and that trend will continue to a lesser degree in 2021, …
  • A Boon for Online Commerce: How COVID-19 is Transforming the Industry in Bangladesh 04 Dec 2020 04:29 COVID-19 has been merciless to the world and its economy in general, with extended lockdowns and social distancing measures harming businesses from both from the supply- and demand-side perspective. But it has helped a few sectors – like digital/ …
  • Gupshup launches two-way messaging solution for enterprises 04 Dec 2020 03:14 Messaging platform Gupshup has launched a two-way communication and interactive messaging solution for enterprises to send customised commercial SMS using images, audio, videos, documents etc. without the need to download an app. The Gupshup IP (GIP) …
  • ‘Tis the Season for Giving — and Never Has the Need Been More Urgent 04 Dec 2020 03:12 “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” — Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. With Christmas fast approaching, most of us will be rushing about — either to the stores and malls or on-line — to do our holiday shopping in hopes of finding …
  • 6 family-centric attractions in Dubai that will make your trip memorable 04 Dec 2020 03:02 Family time is always special in Dubai. Make it memorable at leading family-centric attractions. 1. KidZania Dubai Which profession is your kid inclined to pick? A practical experience can make it much more fun and highly engaging. KidZania Dubai presents …
  • Jagannath Temple admin files FIR against Amazon for sale of Nirmalya Mahaprasad 04 Dec 2020 01:56 By Express News Service PURI: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday filed an FIR against Amazon India at Simhadwar police station for unauthorised sale of Nirmalya Mahaprasad on its shopping portal.  Administrator (development) of SJTA …
  • Gift Guide: New décor can ease pain of being stuck at home 03 Dec 2020 23:46 Home is where the world turns for most of us almost all of the time. And we can expect that to continue until we finally get two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine pumping through our system. So if you’re like most of us, you may be thinking about what you can …
  • Let positions not harden 03 Dec 2020 22:23 The government’s arguments are fallacious and based on theoretical propositions. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar)The present farmers’ movement began to take shape in Punjab when the three ordinances were promulgated in the first week of June. These …
  • Covid-19 heaps up bio waste at airports 03 Dec 2020 19:52 MUMBAI: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a massive spurt in biological waste at airports in the form of PPE kits discarded by air passengers post flights, said several people in the know. The health ministry mandates all PPE kits, not just in hospitals and …
  • Millions of bad bots attacks on e-commerce sites detected 03 Dec 2020 15:57 Amid the online shopping spree during the holiday season, security researchers with Barracuda Networks, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, have detected millions of bad bots attacks on e-commerce websites. These bad bots attacks were …
  • Retailers are discouraging a mainstay of e-commerce in India: cash-on-delivery 03 Dec 2020 15:14 NEW DELHI: A small number of retailers has started to discourage a mainstay of e-commerce in India: cash-on-delivery (COD). Puma and department store chain Iconic have started offering their online customers an upfront 5% discount if they choose digital …
  • Vikas Raj from Accion Venture Lab and Suwatchai Songwanich, EVP at Bangkok Bank, Discuss Fintech Trends in Post COVID World 03 Dec 2020 14:54 December 2, 2020 @ 11:27 pm By Omar Faridi Vikas Raj, the Managing Director at Accion Venture Lab, a global non-profit firm focused on creating a “financially inclusive” world, with a “pioneering legacy” in microfinance and Fintech impact investing, notes …
  • Digital pocket money start-up Junio raises $3 million 03 Dec 2020 13:30 Junio, a kids-focused digital smart card that lets children make digital and physical purchases, has raised $3 million in a seed round. The fundraising round is backed by marquee institutional investors along with angel investors. The funds will be …
  • Tesla Launching Commercial EV Charging Arm — Focus On Apartments 03 Dec 2020 12:52 December 2nd, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  Tesla has long supplied Destination Chargers to hotels, restaurants, Airbnb units, Tesla stores, and other common destinations for Tesla drivers. However, it is doing something new now in this arena. Perhaps the first …
  • Concierge Services Market to Register a CAGR of 5.3% By 2025 – Global Industry Outlook, Growth Opportunities, Trends And Forecast With Top Players Analysis | Million Insights 03 Dec 2020 12:08 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Dec 03, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The global Concierge Services Market size is estimated to reach USD 773.3 million, by 2025, and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5. …
  • Maneraa fashion e-commerce platform launched in India 03 Dec 2020 11:17 Image Source : MANERAA Maneraa fashion e-commerce platform launched in India. Maneraa is a new-age multi-brand lifestyle and fashion e-commerce platform that has just been launched in India. The brand is an online aggregator that provides a whole new made- …
  • Siemens Smart Infrastructure Chooses AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider for SAP Environments 03 Dec 2020 10:09 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2020-- Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Siemens Smart Infrastructure, a business of the Siemens AG group focusing on energy distribution and intelligent buildings, is …
  • What's happening in Canada around the world on Dec. 2 03 Dec 2020 08:45 The latest: Ontario reported more than 1,700 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as the province's health minister said the results of lockdowns in Toronto and surrounding regions won't be seen until next week. Health Minister Christine Elliott said …
  • Australia Joins India in Boycott China Movement 03 Dec 2020 06:47 Australian lawmakers and businesses called for a boycott of Chinese goods this week after Beijing hiked trade tariffs on a number of Australian products. A falsified image published by the Chinese Foreign Ministry depicting an Australian soldier beheading …
  • KDA, forest department plan to convert Botanical Garden into bio-diversity park 02 Dec 2020 22:50 Times News Network Kanpur: Kanpur Development Authority (KDA) and the forest department have planned to convert the Botanical Garden into a bio-diversity park as per the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) . Divisional commissioner Raj Shekhar …
  • Burden Bearers counsellor explains how to handle stress of COVID restrictions 02 Dec 2020 21:53 Eric Lee, a counsellor with Burden Bearers Counselling Centre, said the feeling of losing control is one of the reasons people grieve when COVID restrictions are brought in. Even masks, like the one he is wearing, takes away our “normal” of reading people …
  • Nokia Stock Price Prediction for 2021 02 Dec 2020 21:04 Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) had some wild ups and downs in 2020. But as you are probably aware, it wasn't alone. The S&P 500 knocked off as much as 27% in the big COVID-19 crash. It's since rallied to all-time highs above 3,600. Nokia stock didn…
  • Phoenix, GIC ink agreement to set up mall development unit 02 Dec 2020 19:35 Mumbai: Phoenix Mills, whose properties helped transform Mumbai’s 19th century mill colonies into shopping districts rivalling Tokyo’s Ginza or London’s Oxford Street, has entered into an agreement with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to set up a …
  • Gujarat: 1,511 new Covid-19 cases, 14 deaths in a day 02 Dec 2020 19:23 Picture used for representational purpose Gujarat reported 1,511 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, while another 1,570 patients were discharged across the state and 14 others succumbed to the infection. Ahmedabad city recorded 302 new cases and eight deaths …
  • Not a pop-up 02 Dec 2020 18:49 Stopping in Ingrid Goff-Maidoff’s Tending Joy Artisan Shop at the end of opening day on Saturday, Nov. 21, I learned her shop was not a holiday pop-up, but a year-round, colorful, and affordable shop. The store is in the front, while she maintains her mail …
  • Shop London: Every independent brand we’re supporting 02 Dec 2020 18:23 It’s time to Shop London!   Our first ever campaign to support the small, local, independent shops that make London’s shopping scene world-class has kicked off.   More than 100 brands across fashion, beauty, homewares, kids, food & drink and more have …
  • Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Dec. 2 02 Dec 2020 15:24 WELLINGTON -- The New Zealand government on Wednesday kept its election promise to put in place a new top tax rate of 39 percent on income earned over 180,000 NZ dollars (127,186 U.S. dollars). "This will only affect the top 2 percent of earners. It …
  • Diamond exporters witness mixed Black Friday and Thanksgiving sales in overseas markets 02 Dec 2020 14:58 KOLKATA: India’s diamond exporters witnessed mixed Black Friday and Thanksgiving sales in the overseas markets, with robust online sales while sales in stores were not so encouraging. The spike in Covid-19 cases in the US and lockdowns in Europe dampened …
  • Hyderabad Duty Free launches ‘Virtual assistant’ service 02 Dec 2020 14:21 INDIA. GMR Hospitality and Retail has launched a new ‘virtual assistant’ service as part of an omnichannel strategy for its Hyderabad Duty Free (HDF) stores at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The chat-bot service is delivered through the global …
  • How homegrown app store Indus OS took on global tech giants to reach 100 million users 02 Dec 2020 14:13 Online Desk Indus OS, an indigenous platform for app and content discovery, has travelled a long way to create its own space despite the presence of tech giants like Google and Apple, with their Play Store and App Store respectively. Indus OS, which …
  • The Queen's annual Christmas gift-giving ceremony for royal staff is cancelled due to Covid 02 Dec 2020 13:59 The Queen has been forced to cancel her annual Christmas gift-giving ceremony for the first time in her reign due to Covid restrictions. Every year the Monarch, 94, order presents for every single member of the royal household, which are usually given to …
  • Crowd debate: VRC wishing for an early Christmas gift 02 Dec 2020 12:54 The Victoria Racing Club has waded into the crowd debate, lobbying the State Government to get 5000 patrons for its Christmas Race Day. Flemington will host up to 500 people on December 12 — in line with current guidelines — but the club is keen to boost …
  • Humans Waging 'Suicidal War' on Nature - UN Chief Antonio Guterres 02 Dec 2020 12:32 Humans Waging 'Suicidal War' on Nature - UN Chief Antonio Guterres more... Journalists Struggle Through Information Blackout in Ethiopia more... Nigeria: Boko Haram Killed 76 Farmers in Borno State more... …
  • Silica Sand Market Survey Report 2020 Along with Statistics, Forecasts till 2025 02 Dec 2020 09:08 The Silica Sand Market Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis along with Major Segments and Forecast, 2020-2025. The Silica Sand market report is a valuable source of data for business strategists. The process for developing an updated forecast and creating …
  • The WalesOnline 35 Under 35 business and professional men 2020 02 Dec 2020 07:11 Here are the top young business and professional men in Wales in 2020. The men on the list come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, from food and leisure to tech start-ups. They are making their mark in business across the whole of Wales, but …
  • How investments in e-commerce firms dropped to 4-year low even as online shopping picked up 02 Dec 2020 07:04 Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE-VC) investments in e-commerce companies (firms that allow consumers to buy products online) in India fell to $1,223.13 million for the January-September period in 2020, according to data from Venture Intelligence, a …
  • Xinhua Portraits | November 2020 02 Dec 2020 06:11 BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in November, 2020. A medical worker gives a child a dose of polio vaccine in Sanaa, Yemen, on Nov. 28, 2020. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua) Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with his …
  • Steps To Launch Your Online Business 02 Dec 2020 05:39 From the last few years, everything is online. Whether you want to buy a gift for girlfriend in India or wish to order a cake for your mom’s birthday or just want to make payment for a transaction, everything can be done online. If you are wondering how? …
  • At Home Group Inc. (HOME) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 02 Dec 2020 04:10 Image source: The Motley Fool. At Home Group Inc. (NYSE:HOME) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Dec 1, 2020, 4:30 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Greetings and welcome to the At Home Third Quarter …
  • OP-ED: Children must be protected from the glamourised promotion of e-cigarettes 02 Dec 2020 00:50 Advertising, use of flavoured tobacco, and point-of-sale marketing that reaches children are some of the well-known tactics employed by tobacco companies to manipulate children, say the writers. (Photo: Unsplash / CDC) A crucial part of tobacco control …
  • President’s speech at Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020 01 Dec 2020 23:47 Full text of the speech by His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020 on December 01, 2020 Shrimathi Nirmala Sitharaman, Honourable Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Republic of India, Ajith Nivard …
  • Tiny Love Stories: ‘The Sex Is Still Spectacular’ 01 Dec 2020 20:39 A posh Westchester County girl and a poor Mississippi farm boy meet in Jiu-Jitsu class. At university, she studies operational meteorology; he studies English and writes poetry. It takes them only five months from first date to vows and embroidered towels. …
  • AWS Announces Three New Analytics Capabilities 01 Dec 2020 20:06 SEATTLE, December 1, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --AWS Glue Elastic Views lets developers easily build materialized views that automatically combine and replicate data across multiple data stores --Amazon QuickSight Q is a machine learning-powered capability …
  • Flipkart India revenue grew 12% to Rs 34,610 cr in FY20; losses dropped 18% 01 Dec 2020 18:33 Walmart-owned e-commerce major Flipkart has reported a revenue of Rs 34,610 crore for the financial year 2019-20 – an increase of 12 per cent over the previous year. The company’s net loss during the year, at Rs 3,150 crore, dropped 18 per cent from 2018- …
  • Senate Testimony Shows Rift Between Treasury and Fed: Live Updates 01 Dec 2020 18:28 LiveUpdated  Dec. 1, 2020, 1:25 p.m. ET Dec. 1, 2020, 1:25 p.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: The chair of the Federal Reserve and the secretary of the Treasury painted starkly different visions of the challenges facing the United States economy in the …
  • Democrats slammed Mnuchin for ending Fed programs while Republicans applauded the move. 01 Dec 2020 17:01 LiveUpdated  Dec. 1, 2020, 11:38 a.m. ET Dec. 1, 2020, 11:38 a.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: Video The Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, and the Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, testify on the quarterly CARES Act report before the Senate …
  • The best whiskies under £50 for Christmas gifts and where to buy them  01 Dec 2020 16:17 In case you haven't noticed, Christmas is on its way and for those of us who are still looking for gift inspiration, buying for loved ones, friends or even colleagues, can be hard. To help, we've pulled together a list of the best Scottish whiskies …
  • Samsung announces new referral program: Here are the details 01 Dec 2020 16:17 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | December 1, 2020 8:37:53 pm Customers who have an out of warranty damaged Samsung smartphone, can take it over to an authorized service centre and get a 5 percent discount coupon. (Representational Photo: Express Photo)Samsung …
  • Chinese Tech Investors Turn Attention To Indonesia 01 Dec 2020 16:12 Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The Indian economy has suffered a blow due to the COVID-19 pandemic in spite of its massive 1.3 billion customer base, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) writes. India’s gross domestic product has fallen 7.5 percent …
  • Fears of pandemic’s second wave worries Tanishq this wedding season even as it registers increased wallet share 01 Dec 2020 16:07 Uncertainty looming around the second wave of the pandemic poses as a challenge for the wedding season this quarter despite increase in wallet share for bridal jewellery as consumers refrain from big fat weddings amid Covid-19 outbreak, said Tata Group- …
  • Best Selling Author Beth Shaw, CEO and Founder of YogaFit, releases ‘Healing Trauma With Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving With Mind-body Techniques’ 01 Dec 2020 15:06 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beth Shaw …
  • Holiday Demand Uplifts Diamond Trade 01 Dec 2020 13:06 RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, December 1, 2020, Las Vegas… Diamond market sentiment improved in November amid rising expectations for the holiday season. A recovery in China and robust sales during India’s Diwali festival also lifted the mood. Polished prices …
  • SBI along with NPCI, Japan's JCB launch contactless debit card 01 Dec 2020 11:44 New Delhi | Tokyo: State Bank of India (SBI), National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Japan's JCB International Co on Tuesday announced the launch of 'SBI RuPay JCB Platinum Contactless Debit Card'. This card has been launched on the …
  • June Shop 01 Dec 2020 11:16 The June Shop is an e-commerce brand conceptualised in the year 2019 by Rishav Nahata and Pranav Jain to fulfil the need for affordable gifting in the Indian market. The June Shop (TJS) is India’s one-stop-shop to satisfy your everyday need for everything …
  • SBI launches RuPay JCB contactless debit card for local and international market 01 Dec 2020 10:38 State Bank of India joined hands with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Japan's JCB International Co to launch new 'SBI RuPay JCB Platinum Contactless Debit Card’. The unique dual interface feature of this card enables the customers …
  • SBI, NPCI and JCB Launch 'SBI RuPay JCB Platinum Contactless Debit Card' 01 Dec 2020 08:27 Dec 01, 2020 Mumbai & Tokyo, Dec 1, 2020 (JCN Newswire via COMTEX) -- State Bank of India (SBI), National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCB) have announced the launch of 'SBI RuPay JCB Platinum Contactless …
  • What is emergency use authorisation drugmakers are seeking for vaccine? 01 Dec 2020 07:05 Written by Amitabh Sinha , Edited by Explained Desk | Pune | Updated: December 1, 2020 9:41:52 am The fastest approval for any vaccine till now came about four and a half years after it was developed. This was for a vaccine for mumps, granted in the 1960s. …
  • Fines For Not Wearing Masks, Discounts For Shopping Among Centre's SOPs For Markets 01 Dec 2020 06:31 Imposing fines for not wearing masks or not following physical distancing, opening markets on alternate days and closing them if large number of coronavirus cases are reported, are among the measures recommended by the Centre to ensure compliance to Covid- …
  • AWS and Zoom Extend Strategic Relationship 01 Dec 2020 00:46 SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2020-- Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. The multi-year …
  • Online Shopping, Virus in Winter, Stock Market: Your Monday Evening Briefing 01 Dec 2020 00:03 (Want to get this newsletter in your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. The holiday shopping season started with a bang. But only online. Consumers spent $9 billion on the web on Friday, a 21.6 percent increase over Black …
  • Apparel retail revenues to fall 40-45% in FY21: Ind-Ra 30 Nov 2020 19:17 India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) maintained its sombre outlook on the retail sector with apparel retailers closing FY21 with a 40-45% decline in revenues, while food and grocery retailers are likely to report a 5-10% dip, it said in a note on Monday, …
  • Ten years after the Venky's took over at Blackburn - the Rao brothers are finally getting it right 30 Nov 2020 18:31 By the time Blackburn Rovers arrived in Pune on a promotional tour in October 2011, they were already familiar with the eccentricities of the club's new Indian owners. Venky's had make their mark on one of the founding members of the Football …
  • India Ratings and Research projects 40-45% decline for apparel retailers in FY21 30 Nov 2020 13:35 Meanwhile, it estimates a three-fold jump in online sales for retailers in the current fiscal. India’s lockdown affected several retailers, but those in the apparel business saw a severe slump in demand as stay-at-home consumers felt little need for formal …
  • Biden breaks foot while playing with dog; Merriam-Webster's top word of 2020; Darth Vader actor dies 30 Nov 2020 12:57 November 30, 2020 6:30 AM Associated Press, CNN Posted: November 30, 2020 6:30 AM Updated: November 30, 2020 6:45 AM AP Photo/Michael Probst Sheep stand together in their enclosure on a field in Rodgau near Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.  …
  • 3 Lessons From Cyber Monday 2020 That Doctors Shouldn’t Discount 30 Nov 2020 12:05 getty Economists have been predicting the eventual collapse of the brick-and-mortar commerce for more than a decade. Now, as Americans take to the internet in record numbers for Cyber Monday 2020, traditional department stores face unprecedented threats …
  • Airlines face ‘mission of the century’ in shipping Covid-19 vaccines 30 Nov 2020 00:44 Lufthansa, one of the world’s biggest cargo carriers, began planning in April in anticipation of the shots that Pfizer Inc. to Moderna Inc. and AstraZeneca Plc are developing in record time. A 20-member task force is at work devising how to fit more of the …
  • Keep It Local: The Best Homegrown Shopping In and Around Denver 05 Dec 2020 23:00 COVID-19 may have shut down swaths of the economy and forced you to stay at home, but that doesn't mean you need to spend your money at Amazon when you're buying holiday presents. Homegrown online and in-person shops with unique offerings can meet …
  • Saira Khan: "Philip Green topped up tan on £100m yacht as people lost jobs" 05 Dec 2020 22:10 This Christmas is going to be very tough for many, many people. For my own part, I’m privileged to have the comfort and security of good health and employment. I run a small skincare business, and I’ve worked extremely hard during lockdown to keep my one …
  • Every year's top holiday toy craze since 1989 05 Dec 2020 21:19 Every year's top holiday toy craze since 1989Preparing for a picture-perfect Christmas morning is no simple task — especially if you have to fight your fellow shoppers just to get your hands on the trendiest toy. From Silly Putty to Cabbage Patch Dolls …
  • Diana Clement: Don't drink and shop 05 Dec 2020 20:58 Millennials are the most likely generation to succumb to an unplanned shopping binge. Photo / 123RFI did something so out of character recently, and shopped under the influence of alcohol. I came in tipsy from book club and set about doing some online …
  • 22 San Antonio artisans and boutiques to support with your holiday shopping 05 Dec 2020 20:50 Tempting as it may be to scour big-name online retailers for holiday gifts, we're here to remind you that the Alamo City is home to a multitude of creative entrepreneurs who can provide unique gifting options for your inner circle. Now more than ever, …
  • 10 ways to shop Cordova first this season 05 Dec 2020 19:14 Most people living in Cordova, Alaska were drawn in by its amazing charm and strong community. It takes a lot of hard work and commitment to thrive, not unlike our businesses. Our businesses are run with the intentions of sustaining our community by …
  • Gangs launching 'rollover raids' on 50mph lorries to steal PS5s and cigarettes 05 Dec 2020 17:40 Criminal gangs are carrying out daredevil raids on lorries at speeds of up to 50mph - with harnessed crooks clambering out of sunroofs, mounting bonnets and forcing open rear doors. The acrobatic assaults, known as rollovers, had been carried out 27 times …
  • Department store offers free “personal shopper” services to busy customers 05 Dec 2020 17:21 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 5) — Not too keen on going to the mall? You can now hire a personal shopper at SM Stores for free. With the Christmas shopping rush just around the corner, SM Stores are offering the service to busy customers and to …
  • Shoppers flock to England high streets for £1.5bn Christmas shopping spree 05 Dec 2020 16:46 Millions of shoppers hit the high streets today to catch up on their Christmas shopping on the first weekend of freedom since the England lockdown was lifted. After more than a month of being restricted to online shopping, up to 10 million were expected to …
  • Online stores bring forward last order dates before Christmas and warn of delays 05 Dec 2020 16:46 Online stores are warning of potential delivery delays ahead of Christmas, with many bringing their final date for last orders forward. Those who haven't started their Christmas shopping yet might be about to feel the pressure as retailers such as …
  • NITI Aayog proposes a self-regulatory body as part of national-level online fantasy sports rules 05 Dec 2020 16:42 NITI Aayog has proposed setting up of a single self-regulatory organisation to be governed by the independent oversight board while restricting the availability of online fantasy games to users of 18 years and above as part of the uniform national-level …
  • 3 Reasons to Use Credit Cards for Your Holiday Shopping 05 Dec 2020 16:25 Image source: Getty Images. While it doesn't influence our opinions of products, we do receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We're on your side, always. See our full advertiser disclosure here. The holiday shopping season is …
  • Small Business Saturday attracts customers in Cranford 05 Dec 2020 16:01 This slideshow requires JavaScript. CRANFORD, NJ — Between Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, the weekend following Thanksgiving is a big shopping weekend. In Cranford, local businesses didn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic slow them down on Saturday, …
  • Gradual change seen in euro area payment behaviour 05 Dec 2020 15:58 The FINANCIAL --  Cash most popular instrument for in-person retail payments, but use gradually declining, Card payments becoming increasingly contactless, Survey suggests coronavirus pandemic has accelerated use of cashless payment methods. Euro area …
  • With 3 Billion Packages to Go, Online Shopping Faces Tough Holiday Test 05 Dec 2020 15:52 E-commerce became a lifeline for consumers and companies during the pandemic. But this holiday season, online shopping will strain the industry as never before: An estimated three billion packages will course through the nation’s shipping infrastructure — …
  • 'Privacy is making a comeback': Nine in 10 worried about personal data online 05 Dec 2020 15:33 New research suggests an overwhelming number of Australians are anxious about their privacy online as the COVID-19 pandemic prompted increased use of QR codes, e-shopping, social media and video conferencing. The Consumer Policy Research Centre research …
  • The Rise of Mobile Shopping Apps 05 Dec 2020 14:53 Mobile shopping apps have in the midst of the pandemic become central to online retail operations, and they're clearly here to stay. In fact, by 2021 mobile e-commerce, or m-commerce, sales are expected to account for 54 percent of all retail ecommerce …
  • That packaging from your online gift shopping? Recycle it, urge Metro Vancouver officials 05 Dec 2020 14:07 As an increasing number of turn to online shopping for Christmas gifts this year, Metro Vancouver officials are urging people to recycle all the packaging that comes with it.  Jack Froese, mayor of Langley Township and chair of Metro Vancouver's zero …
  • Fears grow after overseas tourists bypass quarantine 05 Dec 2020 13:59 Two German travellers have been tested for coronavirus after being caught in Victoria without undergoing international quarantine. Late on Saturday night a warning was issued to anyone who had been at Melbourne Airport’s domestic Terminal 3 on Saturday …
  • Is 'Buy Now, Pay Later' PayPal's Next Mega Growth Opportunity? 05 Dec 2020 13:15 2020 has been the year of e-commerce. Stuck at home, consumers have had virtually no choice but to buy digitally. And change in the space has proceeded accordingly. While online shopping has come a long way over the past 20 years, one of the most …
  • Ikea starts selling its products online to customers in Gujarat 05 Dec 2020 13:04 NEW DELHI: Ikea has started selling its products online to customers in Gujarat, the third Indian state after Telangana and Maharashtra where the Swedish giant is home delivering products ordered on its webstore. Ikea is servicing online clients in …
  • The U.S. economy is going to get worse before it gets better 05 Dec 2020 13:02 The U.S. economy is primed to take big strides next year if a slew of promising coronavirus vaccines turn out to be effective, but it’s going to get worse before it gets better. The weak November jobs report on Friday offered the clearest evidence yet. The …
  • Your guide to eco-friendly gift wrapping this Christmas 05 Dec 2020 12:47 227,000 miles of wrapping paper is thrown away every Christmas. What’s worse is that most of it can’t be recycled so it goes straight to landfill. Add to that plastic sellotape, glittery embellishments and plastic ribbon, and the way we wrap presents …
  • The tactics retailers use to make us spend more – and how they harm the vulnerable 05 Dec 2020 12:43 As a digital marketer, Emily Ware spends a lot of time online, yet this comes with a risk. Ware has borderline personality disorder, a mental health condition linked with impulsive behaviours. In her case, that’s spending money online. “At the start of …
  • Black Friday shopping is not nearly as frenzied this year 05 Dec 2020 12:40 Like the rest of the nation, the typical frenzied rush of shoppers camping out overnight and waiting in long lines associated with Black Friday in America didn’t quite materialize in southwest Riverside County this year. Another victim of the COVID-19 …
  • Your covid-19 shopping habits are changing what jobs are available 05 Dec 2020 10:37 The nation added jobs for the seventh straight month in November, the Labor Department said Friday. Most came in the transportation and warehousing industries—the ones that package, ship and deliver goods to consumers. Households’ shift toward buying …
  • Crazy Cow Gifts: the biggest online gift shop in Cyprus 05 Dec 2020 07:50 Crazy Cow Gifts is the newest and biggest online gift shop in Cyprus. Order from the comfort of your own home, in Cyprus or overseas, for delivery anywhere on the island. Crazy Cow is also the only website in Cyprus to offer personalised and photo upload …
  • Online, early shopping helping local businesses in pandemic 05 Dec 2020 06:22 CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Christmas is just three weeks away and as we get closer, many people are trying to figure out what this year’s holiday will look like.   They’re also changing the way the shop for that perfect gift.  Online shopping and early …
  • Tier 3 shopping rules explained as high street customers left irate 05 Dec 2020 06:19 Non-essential retailers are back operating, swinging open their doors to welcome shoppers across the country. England is back out of lockdown, but a tiered lockdown system threatens to destabilise areas under tier 3 measures. The strictest restrictions ban …
  • Online puppy scams rising sharply in 2020, BBB warns 05 Dec 2020 05:58 How To Avoid Puppy Scams The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased demand for pets as people seek adding a pet to the family to ease the loneliness and tension of prolonged time at home. Many feel that they now have more time to train a puppy. With …
  • Give Holiday Gifts from MDC: Visit the MDC Online Nature Shop and MDC Nature Centers for Nature-Related Holiday Gifts 05 Dec 2020 02:55 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Have any nature lovers on your holiday gift list? The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) online Nature Shop makes holiday shopping a breeze for anyone interested in nature-themed gifts. Offerings include the ever-popular …
  • Carne y Arena-Inspired Conversations About Immigration Now Online 05 Dec 2020 01:42 Along with most large-scale indoor events around Denver, Carne y Arena —the semi-documentary, virtual-reality experience from Birdman director Alejandro G.  Iñárritu at the Hangar at Stanley Marketplace — has been temporarily shut down under Level Red …
  • Is Britain bound for courier meltdown? Online stores warn delays amid extra parcels this Christmas 05 Dec 2020 00:27 Is Britain bound for courier meltdown? Online stores warn of delays and bring forward their last order dates amid an extra 200million parcels in the system this Christmas Online stores warning of delays with many scrapping express delivery options An extra …
  • 10 cybersecurity tips for holiday shopping 04 Dec 2020 23:20 Posted on December 4, 2020 For most of us, the holiday season is about friends, family, food—and shopping! Black Friday and Cyber Monday fall just after Thanksgiving in the U.S., but internationally, they are two of the busiest shopping days of the year. …
  • Online holiday market launched to help the homeless 04 Dec 2020 23:04 Hearts4TheHomeless, a local non-profit that collects donations of food, clothing, blankets, backpacks and other items for those living on the streets, has launched an online market. You can find out more about Hearts4TheHomeless on Facebook. Photo Supplied …
  • Why shopping local scents makes perfect sense 04 Dec 2020 23:01 THE distinct sweet smell of gingerbread unearths memories of wrapping paper strewn across the living room and a post-lunch nap courtesy of having eyes bigger than your stomach. This is among one of the many memories captured by Sarah Watson through her …
  • Do Consumers Really Want To Shop Online? 04 Dec 2020 21:52 Woman getting package from delivery person during pandemic. Courier guy delivers parcel to a woman ... [+] at home during quarantine. getty COVID-19 has fast-forwarded consumers’ natural evolution to a point where retail executives may have lost sight of …
  • Retailers Welcome Back Customers For Most Crucial Shopping Weeks Of 2020 04 Dec 2020 20:47 Shopper carrying large number of bags getty When retail experts look back at 2020, this week will surely stand out as one of the most significant in recent history. Not only did it bring the news of the demise of two industry giants with both Debenhams and …
  • Belk puts unexpected surprise into online holiday shopping experience 04 Dec 2020 20:24 Photo provided.Dec. 4, 2020 Belk is surprising more than a few online holiday shoppers this holiday season with a "Verry Merry Surprise" program that awards a gift card to a customer each day in each of its nearly 300 stores. The holiday program, …
  • Hostess launches online goodies store in time for holiday shoppers 04 Dec 2020 20:24 Photo courtesy of Hostess.Dec. 4, 2020 Is there someone on your shopping list that loves HoHos? Or Twinkies? Then a tree ornament or COVID-19 mask might be a welcome gift this season. Hostess Brands is now selling apparel, accessories and goodies, from …
  • Shopping during COVID-19: Alabama Goods in Homewood 04 Dec 2020 20:22 HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — Small businesses across Alabama are making an extra push this holiday season as they are hoping to make up for the sales they lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alabama Goods in Homewood sells local crafts made in the state of …
  • Expert shopping: At-home rowing machines 04 Dec 2020 20:19 With temperatures dropping and gyms re-closing across the country, Americans are investing more in at-home gyms, among them cardio machines. Unsurprisingly, at-home fitness equipment purchases have grown about 170 percent since the initial Covid-19 …
  • Online Shoppers Warned Of Scams 04 Dec 2020 20:06 Residents across Indiana are being warned of online shopping scams. Scammers often offer too-good-to-be-true deals via phishing emails or advertisements. Such schemes may offer brand-name merchandise at extremely low prices or gift cards as an incentive. …
  • Effects Of COVID, Online Commerce On South Plains Economy 04 Dec 2020 18:29 On Friday's edition of The Chad Hasty Show, James Arnold, President and CEO of ABC Bank in Lubbock, joined the broadcast to talk about the state of the Lubbock and South Plains economy.  Arnold and Hasty discussed the positives of the economy and the …
  • Half of Brits to support small businesses when Christmas shopping, study says 04 Dec 2020 16:53 Nearly half of Brits plan to shun big chain stores this Christmas as they seek more thoughtful presents - to make up for not seeing loved ones. A study of 2,000 adults found 51 per cent are going to go out of their way to support small businesses this year …
  • Holiday Shopping Shifts to E 04 Dec 2020 16:33 With retailers having perked up their online deals early in October, the holiday season saw a gala start on an e-commerce bonanza. This is especially true, as the pandemic has pushed the holiday shopping season online this year, as large number of …
  • 5 great Colorado gifts for 2020 holiday shopping: Music, books, cannabis and more 04 Dec 2020 16:29 Black Cube’s linen-bound, 320-page book celebrates five years of pioneering art-world experiments for the “nomadic museum.” (Provided by Black Cube) Colorado’s iconic products have often been experiences: the ski weekend, Red Rocks show or craft-brewery …
  • Watch out for scammers this shopping season 04 Dec 2020 15:36 Posted on December 4, 2020 by - Local News SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Tis the season of online shopping and scammers are ready to take advantage of people. Jessie Schmidt, South Dakota State Director of the Better Business Bureau, said this …
  • 'Reformer's shopping list': gambling laws review starts next week 04 Dec 2020 15:04 A wide-ranging review of gambling laws to be launched next week will consider banning sports sponsorship and limiting online casino stakes among a “reformer’s shopping list” of proposals to overhaul gambling laws, the Guardian can reveal. The long-awaited …
  • 5 safe shopping tips for the holidays from experts 04 Dec 2020 14:42 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Scammers and cybercriminals love the holidays because it gives them more opportunities to steal your data and your money. In an effort to stay safe, Fox News has …
  • 40 ways to save for holiday shopping 04 Dec 2020 13:28 The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time to make your list, check it twice, and then venture out to the stores (wear a mask!) or power up your laptop to start shopping online (a much safer choice). This year is different. The pandemic has made …
  • Flipkart unveils '2GUD Local' to bring popular offline retailers, shopping destinations online 04 Dec 2020 13:25 NEW DELHI: Flipkart's independent value-driven platform, 2GUD on Friday said it has launched '2GUD Local' aimed at extending the benefits of e-commerce to traditional retail businesses. The new format will offer offline stores, brands and …
  • More Manitobans shopping online this year means more opportunities for thieves to swipe packages 04 Dec 2020 12:27 A Manitoba-wide ban on the sale of non-essential items in stores and a push for people to stay home this holiday season means more people are doing their shopping online — but that also means more opportunities are presented to parcel thieves.  Matthew …
  • Break from holiday shopping rant 04 Dec 2020 11:47 To every thing there is a season. And now, it appears, we are in the shopping season In 2019 BC (before COVID) it would have been customary to rail against the onslaught of commercials and promotions reminding us to find the perfect deal on the perfect …
  • Editor's picks: Five things that happened while you found holiday shopping deals online 04 Dec 2020 11:29
  • Scammers stole millions last Christmas. These six tips could keep you safe online this time around 04 Dec 2020 11:21 The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is urging people to be careful when shopping online in the run up to Christmas as cyber criminals step up campaigns to steal money, credit card information and more during the busiest time of year for retailers. …
  • Holiday scams: Shopping is in full swing, and so are criminals 04 Dec 2020 11:08 Citizens in Minnesota and the Dakotas are joining the rest of the nation in shopping online this holiday season in big numbers. Scammers are trying to steal a deal, too. With more people shopping online this year, shoppers may encounter more online …
  • Stripe teams up with banks to offer checking accounts to online businesses 04 Dec 2020 09:59 Payments company Stripe will team up with some of the world’s largest banks to offer checking accounts to businesses that sell their wares on e-commerce platforms such as Shopify. Stripe, founded by Irish brothers John and Patrick Collison in 2010, said …
  • Australia reports record-breaking online shopping boom amid the pandemic 04 Dec 2020 09:57 Australia has witnessed an unprecedented online shopping boom amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with a record number of parcels to deliver every day this week, the country's postal service company said on Friday. Over 2 million Australian families had placed …
  • Shop Local: Crouch End mother’s online marketplace runs Christmas scheme for Haringey schools 04 Dec 2020 09:44 PUBLISHED: 09:12 04 December 2020 | UPDATED: 09:13 04 December 2020 Michael Boniface Florence Eavis (left) and Helen Robinson who run Gifted Local. Picture: Gifted Local Archant An online marketplace selling artisan goods from independent retailers is …
  • 'Delivery scams' could target your holiday shopping, experts warn 04 Dec 2020 08:50 SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) — With more shoppers spending their cash with online retailers this year, tech experts are warning of the rise of delivery scams. According to Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd., the frequency of the crimes spiked 427% from …
  • M&S changing the way shopping at its stores works during lockdown 04 Dec 2020 08:11 High street retailer Marks and Spencer is giving its loyal customers the chance to beat lockdown queues. The handy new service - branded 'Book and Shop' - has been launched by M&S stores up and down the country. It comes as non-essential …
  • Sixty-three Irish food and drink specialists for your online Christmas shopping 04 Dec 2020 07:20 This guide is part of 400 – yes, 400! – Irish retailers for all your online Christmas shopping smokehouse.ie “Finest traditionally-smoked wild Atlantic seafood” is the boast of Connemara Smokehouse. What it sells looks great, and we are almost as impressed …
  • How local businesses are doing during holiday shopping season, despite pandemic 04 Dec 2020 07:16 NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Well the holiday shopping season is in full swing and we wanted to see how local businesses are doing despite the pandemic. The owner of The Blue Marble said safety was essential this weekend. One thing that helped is the online …
  • Shopping LIVE: Best Amazon, Very, John Lewis deals and products for Christmas 04 Dec 2020 07:15 If you are trying to get ahead of your Christmas shopping early then you might be trying to find the best deals. Whether it's PS5s, Apple Airpods or more then we will be giving you all the information you need to find the biggest and best things this …
  • Shopping for a bargain: Topshop empire brands set for fire sale 04 Dec 2020 05:30 There could be several bidders for the individual brands, particularly Topshop and Topman, as these are seen as Arcadia's crown jewels. The boss of one rival retailer said Boohoo was viewed as the frontrunner in the race to buy Topshop. Loading The …
  • Toe River Arts hosts Virtual Studio Tour for holiday shopping 04 Dec 2020 04:38 SPRUCE PINE – The Toe River Arts Studio Tour is a free, self-guided tour of artists’ studios typically held on the first weekends of June and December in North Carolina’s scenic Mitchell and Yancey counties. In response to the pandemic, this popular event …
  • A Boon for Online Commerce: How COVID-19 is Transforming the Industry in Bangladesh 04 Dec 2020 04:29 COVID-19 has been merciless to the world and its economy in general, with extended lockdowns and social distancing measures harming businesses from both from the supply- and demand-side perspective. But it has helped a few sectors – like digital/ …
  • Holiday Online Shopping is Hitting Record Levels Amidst COVID Concerns 04 Dec 2020 02:50 (Photo by Karolina Grabowska of Pexels) Digital marketing expert Kenneth Wisnefski, who stars in a new Amazon Prime Video mini-series titled The Web Masters, details how COVID has changed commerce, likely forever This comes as online shopping giant Amazon …
  • Shop London: Support our campaign to get London shopping 04 Dec 2020 02:35 Today the Evening Standard launches its Shop London campaign to encourage our readers to support our great city by shopping local this Christmas.   This has been a cataclysmically bad year for retail in London. The unholy triumvirate of the pandemic, …
  • Andersonville Chamber of Commerce highlights COVID-friendly shopping, dining 04 Dec 2020 01:03 CHICAGO (Dec. 2, 2020) — From shopping in your pajamas to late-night curbside pick-up to Glogg-to-go, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is rolling out a festive line-up of COVID-friendly shopping and dining offers to encourage residents and …
  • Cyber spooks warn online Christmas shoppers to beware of scammers and fraudsters 04 Dec 2020 01:00 Online shoppers targeted by fraudsters last Christmas lost an average £775 each, spooks revealed today. Con artists swindled the money from people using web-based retail outlets over last year's festive season, according to the National Cyber Security …
  • Financial advisor discusses how to avoid holiday shopping scams 04 Dec 2020 00:43 Posted: Dec 3, 2020 / 06:07 PM CST / Updated: Dec 3, 2020 / 06:07 PM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Between Black Friday and Christmas shopping, Americans are expected to spend a staggering $189 billion during this year’s holiday season. With all …
  • Sales of online gift cards holding steady for fast casuals, QSRs 04 Dec 2020 00:39 Dec. 2, 2020 Online gift sales for fast casual and QSR brands held steady during Black Friday weekend this year, according to Paytronix, which examined anonymous aggregate gift card sales for more than 175 brands between Nov. 27 and 29. December purchases …
  • Holyoke Mall keeping holiday shopping season safe for customers 04 Dec 2020 00:19 HOLYOKE – Since the start of the pandemic, many businesses have had to adjust their model, close their doors and/or take extra precautions to keep their customers and staff safe. Among those businesses was the Holyoke Mall. Since the COVID-19 pandemic …
  • Be on guard when shopping online this... 04 Dec 2020 00:08 Consumers are being warned to pay close attention to cyber safety ahead of an expected surge in online Christmas shopping. GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is launching a Government adverting campaign to make people aware of scammers lurking …
  • Quarter of shoppers bought online for... 04 Dec 2020 00:08 A quarter of shoppers bought food online for the first time during the pandemic and the digital shift is set to stay, according to Waitrose. The supermarket chain, which is part of the John Lewis Partnership chain, said customers’ regular shopping and …
  • TFG’s online galaxy grows 03 Dec 2020 23:29 The Foschini Group (TFG) – arguably South Africa’s most tech savvy legacy retailer – is growing its online shopping presence further with the introduction of Galaxy & Co to its cluster of fashion and lifestyle store brands already online. The move is …
  • New Online Shopping Experience with American Candle 03 Dec 2020 23:21 Introducing VillageofGifts.com: American Candle’s new online Holiday Shopping Store! This all-new website features a special collection of Jim Shore, Dept 56, Disney and Romero Britto Figurines, Statues, Ornaments, Holiday Decor and much more! For example: …
  • Gift Guide: Craft fairs remain open to shoppers who go online 03 Dec 2020 23:16 Christmas time is shopping time. Online, that is. While some craft, art, and gift markets have cancelled their in-person versions and haven’t transitioned to a virtual version, many do offer links to their vendors, some of whom are selling their wares …
  • Online Chicopee based boutique prepares for holiday shopping 03 Dec 2020 23:03 CHICOPEE – With the holiday season upon us, many local businesses are gearing up for the shopping rush. One company preparing for this is Lotus & Compass, an online boutique that specializes in selling women’s clothing, shoes, accessories and giftable …
  • See the pet before you pay: Online puppy scams 'spike' during pandemic, BBB says 03 Dec 2020 20:51 If you want to take the puppy home, see the puppy before you give the seller any money. That's the core message from Better Business Bureau as the consumer watchdog group issued a warning Wednesday about online pet scams, which have spiked as the COVID …
  • Online puppy scams rising 03 Dec 2020 20:43 Pensacola, Fla. (December 3, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased demand for pets as people seek adding a pet to the family to ease the loneliness and tension of prolonged time at home. Many feel that they now have more time to train a …
  • Coin shortage persists ahead of holiday shopping rush 03 Dec 2020 20:20 Coins have been creeping back into circulation after a shortage earlier in the year — brought on by the coronavirus pandemic — left banks and retailers scrambling to make change for customers. But while the situation is improving, some members of a federal …
  • Online deals take center stage as pandemic numbers surge 03 Dec 2020 19:34 By Tamas Mondovics Editor In a recent release Wallethub, an online research organization put holiday shopping stats in perspective. To start with, the group mentioned that JCPenney, Macy’s and Kohl’s were 2020’s Best Places to Shop on Black Friday, or …
  • New shopping hours for Christmas and New Year's at Stop & Shop stores 03 Dec 2020 19:05 CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Stop & Shop has announced new hours for Massachusetts residents who wish to shop during the holidays. Christmas Eve Hours On Christmas Eve, the stores will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., online shopping services will be …
  • Burnley mum-of-two stole £77k from her nana to spend on takeaways and online shopping 03 Dec 2020 18:23 A mum-of-two has been jailed for 20 months after stealing £77,000 from her gran to spend on takeaways and internet shopping. Katey Millen, 31, emptied her nana’s bank account over six years to make her own life more comfortable, a court heard. The 80-year- …
  • Kroger raises 2020 profit view despite slowing online sales growth 03 Dec 2020 16:48 By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Kroger Co raised its annual profit forecast on Thursday, although the U.S. supermarket chain missed expectations for quarterly sales as the pace of its coronavirus-driven online growth eased. FILE PHOTO: The produce section at …
  • Galati Yacht Sales unveils new online shopping portal 03 Dec 2020 16:05 Galati Yacht Sales (GYS) recently announced Yacht Shopper, a new, convenient way for customers to shop online for a yacht. Galati’s sales and marketing team recognizes that consumers want yachting web sites to work the same ways popular real estate and …
  • Online Shopping To Rake In $604.5 billion By 2027 03 Dec 2020 14:06 Online shopping has witnessed a growth which led to the acceleration of alternative shopping habits like social commerce. Growing at a 31.4% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2020 and 2027, the global social commerce market is estimated to grow to …
  • S.Korea's online shopping keeps double-digit growth over COVID-19 03 Dec 2020 10:00 SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's online shopping kept a double-digit growth in October amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic, statistical office data showed Thursday. Shopping in the cyberspace amounted to 14.24 trillion won (13 billion U.S. …
  • Online shopping rises 20% in Oct. amid pandemic 03 Dec 2020 04:20 Online shopping (Yonhap) Online shopping in South Korea grew 20 percent in October from a year earlier as the new coronavirus outbreak prompted people to buy goods via e-commerce platforms, data showed Thursday. The value of online transactions stood at 14 …
  • StyleBlueprint founder launches online shopping guide for local businesses 02 Dec 2020 21:48
  • Time running out for online shopping, parcel deliveries 02 Dec 2020 10:00
  • Study: Online Shopping Scams Up 80% As Pandemic Fuels More People To Shop From Home 02 Dec 2020 08:48 LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw a record number of online shoppers, fueled by more people opting to stay home during the pandemic. But, as retailers are cashing in, so are scammers. A new study by Check Point, a cyber security …
  • How investments in e-commerce firms dropped to 4-year low even as online shopping picked up 02 Dec 2020 07:04 Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE-VC) investments in e-commerce companies (firms that allow consumers to buy products online) in India fell to $1,223.13 million for the January-September period in 2020, according to data from Venture Intelligence, a …
  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day in U.S. history 02 Dec 2020 03:47 (CBS) — Consumers pounced on discounts and deals this Cyber Monday, making it the single largest day for online sales in U.S. history. Shoppers spent a record $10.8 billion Monday, marking an all-time high for ecommerce spending and beating last year’s $9. …
  • Cyber Monday Biggest Online Shopping Day In US History; Cyber Week Biggest In Global History 01 Dec 2020 20:17 Experimental image of a building. Photo by Jesper Aggergaard on Unsplash Cyber Monday 2020 was the biggest digital shopping day in U.S. history, says Adobe. Americans spent $10.8 billion on Cyber Monday, up 15.1% from last year’s $9.4 billion. Much of that …
  • Cyber Monday set to become biggest online shopping day in US history 01 Dec 2020 18:20 Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Cyber Monday is set to become the biggest online shopping day ever for the United States, garnering up to $11.4bn as the coronavirus pandemic prompts consumers to stay home and turn to the internet for their …
  • Cyber Monday becomes biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, topping nearly $11 billion in sales 01 Dec 2020 17:17 Cyber Monday just became the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, with consumers spending $10.8 billion online, according to Adobe Analytics. Purchases totaled $12 million a minute between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. PT, with around 37 percent of total …