Walmart Looking Ahead To Digital FutureWalmart is all about online right now, anticipating that digital sales over next year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores.
Online Retailers Offer Trendy Looks For Plus-Size GuysA crop of internet retailers are finally catering to a long-ignored group. Bigger men are going online to find fashionable threads in larger sizes.
Kohl's To Start Accepting Amazon Returns At Some StoresKohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month.
Target Bumps Holiday Hiring Up By 40 PercentTarget said that it plans to hire about 100,000 workers for the coming holiday season, up from the 70,000 workers that the company hired a year ago. The seasonal workers will mostly be stocking shelves and fulfilling online orders.
EU Fines Google A Record 2.42 Billion EurosThe European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Nike To Slash 1,400 Jobs, Cut Sneaker Styles In ShakeupThe sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to focus on the hottest-selling sneakers, slash the number of styles it offers and sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it also will cut about 1,400 jobs.
Walmart To Discount Online-Only Items Sent To StoresWalmart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company's stores for pickup. It's part of the retailer's efforts to compete with Amazon.
Holiday Shopping Season Is Losing Some Of Its PowerNovember and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down from a peak of over 25 percent, and experts believe it'll keep dropping.
After Mom Killed, Police Again Warn Online Buyers & SellersAfter an Arlington mother is targeted, followed and killed while trying to raise money for Christmas, police are again urging people who buy and sell items online to protect themselves.
New Options For Thwarting Package ThievesSome online shoppers are opting to pick up their packages at secure Amazon lockers nearby.
With Deals Offered Early, Will Shoppers Buy On Cyber Monday?Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title.
Ready, Set, Log On! Texans Booting Up Computers For Cyber MondayIt's Cyber Monday and holiday shopping sales are expected to be bigger than ever this year. Many retailers started their online sales last week and on Friday alone consumers spent a record $3.34 billion!