Tag: shopping

Federal, Policy

U.S. retail sales surge in May but remain well below normal levels

June 16, 2020

Via: Fortune

American consumers began returning to the national pastime in May—going shopping and spending much more money than economists had expected. The U.S. government’s report on Tuesday morning buoyed Wall Street, which surged 4% on the upbeat news. The 17.7% growth […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

How ‘super shoppers’ shape the future of online retail

August 1, 2016

Via: CIO

I share a front porch with neighbors, a pair of thirty-something professionals, and it’s a rare evening when I don’t have to navigate a collection of shopping bags and boxes left for them by Amazon, Google Express or another online […]


Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ birthday blowout promises more deals than Black Friday

July 15, 2015

Via: itCurated

  Amazon is throwing a big birthday bash for Prime subscribers to celebrate the service’s 20th anniversary, but Walmart’s trying to spoil the party with a super sale of its own. As tipped early in July, Amazon will celebrate its […]


Walmart Answers Amazon’s “Prime Day” With Its Own Deals, Lowers Minimum Orders For Free Shipping “Until Further Notice”

July 13, 2015

Via: Sarah Perez

Walmart today announced its intentions to take the wind of the sails of Amazon’s upcoming “Prime Day,” a one-day event happening on July 15th which will offer Black Friday-like sales and savings for Prime subscribers in nine countries, including the […]