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This Hilarious Shopping List Sums Up What It's Like To Shop At Costco

Comedic duo Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are known for their hilariously honest takes on parenting and married life. So it's no surprise the moms recently used their signature humor to tackle an adventure many families know all too well: Costco shopping trips. They've continued to bring the laughs,...


On a Budget? You Really Need to Be Shopping Online Auctions

Online auctions, on the other hand, with their click to bid buttons and page after page of options, just don't have quiiiite the same sex appeal. You might even say they're off-putting-who wants to spend an afternoon watching tiny digital pictures of art get bid on for zillions of...


6 Non-Prime Day Sales You Can Shop Right Now

Naturally, other retailers have started creating their own sales in attempts to compete with Amazon. Here are some of our favorite non-Amazon sales happening now across the internet. While Target's sale won't kick off until Tuesday, their one-day sale touts huge discounts with "No membership required." Sales will include...


Why It's So Hard To Buy "Just One Thing" At Target

“Stores have an idea about the path [shoppers take],” he tells Refinery29. “Walmart was once famous for doing things like putting like Band-Aids next ......


Kroger's in-store app aims to simplify healthy food shopping

Brief: The Kroger Co. launched OptUP, a data-driven app designed to help shoppers make more informed, healthier purchase decisions about food. The new app is part of the grocery giant's recently launched "Wellness Your Way" initiative around providing customers more information about nutrition, medication and lifestyle, according to a...


Shopping for a Home With FaceTime

Zack and Kelly Fountas bought a one-bedroom apartment in White Plains, N.Y., without ever setting foot in the building; they were living in Chicago at ......


Why micro-shopping trips can be lucrative for grocers

Shoppers who place online orders for in-store pickup can actually be good candidates for impulse purchases during the five-minute store visit, or micro-shopping trip, Bryan Pearson writes. "As good as delivery is getting -- one-day delivery, sometimes one-hour delivery -- that still can't compete with the one-second immediacy of being...


California malls are sharing license plate tracking data with ICE

A chain of California shopping centers is sharing its license plate reader data with a well-known U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contractor, giving that agency the ability to track license plate numbers it captures in near real-time. A report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation revealed that real estate group Irvine...


Facebook Leveraging Facial Recognition for Ads, Shopping Push

is getting closer to a much more literal version of itself, as users’ faces, not just photos, are leading the platform’s next wave of technology. While the social media network is once again starting to push facial recognition as a user safeguard in the European Union, sparking yet another round of...


Nordstrom tests new in-store experience in bid to become ‘best fashion retailer in a digital world’

How customers shop at Nordstrom may be due for a dramatic change in the next few years. At its “Investor Day” gathering in Los Angeles Nordstrom showed off its futuristic vision of the shopping experience as part of a greater plan to establish itself as the “best fashion retailer in a...


Fashion Flirts With Hotels to Bring Chinese Travelers New Shopping Experiences

Chinese consumers are traveling further and in greater numbers than ever before, and, for many of them, shopping is a major part of the experience. Many luxury retailers are upping their efforts to reach this lucrative market. For some, this means exploring new points of sale in a space of...


The future of shopping is trying things on in augmented reality

Ordering something online is quicker and sometimes cheaper than going to a store, but it still requires a certain leap of faith because you can’t try things on, or look at them in real life. Today (July 10th), Facebook added another nail to the coffin of brick-and-mortar shopping when it...


Snapchat and Amazon will team up on in-app shopping, report says

When you think of Snapchat, you probably think of faceswaps and dancing hot dogs. But you might soon have a new reason to think of the messaging app: Shopping. Code unearthed by a developer strongly suggests that Snapchat is readying a new feature that will let users shop on Amazon by...


Social commerce on the rise as more brands adopt shoppable content

Dive Brief: About 66% of 424 brands analyzed by research firm Gartner have adopted social commerce features within the last year, as brands focus on using social media to create awareness, drive transactions and provide customer service, according to the GartnerL2 report "Social Platforms and Influencers 2018." As social networks have started...


Walmart tests cashier-less shopping options

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Walmart continues to pursue its own versions of cashier-less checkout, including a pilot program in 350 stores called "Check Out With Me" that is expected to expand. The program allows associates with handheld devices to ring up customers' purchases then email them a receipt....


Amazon is charging more for sellers to promote big discounts on Prime Day

Amazon is improving Prime Day's shopping experience by charging the sellers more....


Malls tap fitness centers to attract shoppers

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Here's a look at how you'll shop in the year 2030 – or sooner

A rendering of Area 15 in Las Vegas. The project is expected to offer a mix of edgy, digital art exhibits, amusement ventures including escape rooms and virtual reality, a brewery, restaurants, bars and retail spots. It’s slated to open in 2019. (Courtesy photo) Customers in November 2017 arrive at Eataly,...


Fans of ModCloth and Bonobos were aghast when Walmart bought the brands. But they're still ...

When Walmart and its subsidiary, Jet.com, unexpectedly bought the popular fashion brands ModCloth and Bonobos just a few months apart last year, the brands’ passionately devoted fans collectively gasped. Their beloved, quirky online shops—whose carefully cultivated aesthetics were more cool boutique than big-box store—had been gobbled up by a middle-American...


The transformation of Indian shopping festivals

New Delhi: Indian consumers have evolved in making their purchases through different channels. And keeping pace with their demands, retailers, e-commerce players and shopping malls too have rationalized their strategies in devising a sale event. Brick and mortar stores which used to host seasonal sale or clearance sales for a period...