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Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 27
Shoppers aren't just showrooming at stores and then buying the same items online if they can find better prices - it's a more significant separation from the mall.

Click for Candy: How Online Retailers Boost Impulse Buys

Click for Candy: How Online Retailers Boost Impulse Buys

By Candice Choi | Mar 4
Supermarket layouts are carefully calibrated to tempt people into impulsive purchases, and now food makers are trying to adapt their strategies as people do more of their shopping online.

HSN Looks for New Shoppers Beyond TV's Reach

HSN Looks for New Shoppers Beyond TV's Reach

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 27
HSN Inc., long a base for home shopping on TV, wants to refashion itself for shoppers more used to buying on their mobile phones.

Arkansas Bill Aimed at Forcing Amazon to Collect Sales Taxes

Arkansas Bill Aimed at Forcing Amazon to Collect Sales Taxes

By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 5
Forcing Amazon and other e-commerce companies to collect Arkansas sales taxes could generate up to $100 million annually in extra revenue, a senator said Wednesday.

Avoid Dull Snapshots: Tips for Taking Stunning Pictures

Avoid Dull Snapshots: Tips for Taking Stunning Pictures

By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 1
Smartphone cameras have seen dramatic improvements, but technology alone won't produce shots that grab attention.

Online Sites Court Procrastinators with Speedy Shipping

By Mae Anderson | Dec 22
Procrastinating holiday shoppers are finding a haven online as retailers ramp up expedited shipping and same-day delivery services.

4 Changes in Mobile Holiday Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 4
Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site.

Splurge or Save? Holiday Spending May Hinge on How You Voted

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26
A divisive election that left half the country deflated and the other half rejuvenated could reverberate through the holiday shopping season in the kind of gifts people are giving or how much they spend.

Amazon Courts Food Shoppers

By Mae Anderson | Oct 29
Amazon wants you to order your turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce online this Thanksgiving - its latest effort to make its Prime subscription service a central part of food shopping.

Amazon's 2nd Prime Day Orders Breezed Past First-Year Totals

By Mae Anderson | Jul 15
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year's inaugural showing. It says sales of Amazon's own electronic devices were particularly strong.

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