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Do's and Don'ts When Using Shopping Apps

By Lauren Schwahn | Feb 11
When used strategically, apps can streamline in-store trips and online purchases, but shoppers could also find that convenience comes with a risk: Impulsive decisions and overspending.

A Look at What Some Stores Have Planned for Black Friday

Nov 23
With Black Friday having stretched into a November full of deals, stores will be stepping it up as holiday shopping begins in earnest.

Target Joins Other Retailers in Offering Voice Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 15
Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk.

Nordstrom is Opening Concept Store That Has No Inventory

Sep 13
Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn't have any inventory. The luxury department store chain says its Nordstrom Local concept store will open in Los Angeles next month.

Walmart Joins Forces with Google on Voice-Activated Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 27
Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.

Honorably Discharged Veterans Will Soon Get to Shop Tax-Free

By Josh Funk | Jul 24
Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service with the same discounts they enjoyed on base while in the military.

Retail Funk: Stores Face Biggest Challenges Since Recession

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 10
It's starting to look a lot like the Great Recession redux for retailers. More than twice as many stores have closed this year than at the same point last year.

New Ways to Return Online Purchases That Just Aren't Right

By Anne d'Innocenzo | Apr 8
As online shopping surges, so do the returns - and the hassles for shoppers trying to get rid of items that aren't right. A few startups dedicated to online returns as well as changes at some big stores may make it easier.

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.

Mindful of Amazon, Malls Take the Santa Experience High Tech

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 10
The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online.

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