Who's That Selling Steaks Off A Truck? It's AmazonThe first Treasure Truck hit the streets of Amazon's Seattle hometown in 2016. It expanded to 25 U.S. cities by last fall.
Wayfair Follows Amazon With Its Own Made-Up Holiday: Way DayAmazon started Prime Day. Alibaba capitalized on Singles Day. Now online furniture seller Wayfair is hoping for success with an invented shopping holiday.
U.S. Retail Sales Leapt 1.6 Pct. Last Month, Most In 2 ½ YearsAmericans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars.
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!
I-Team: You May Be Paying More Than Others When Shopping OnlineThe type of computer you use, your online search history, even your zip code have all been used by online retailers to determine what price you pay when you shop online.
Mom And Pop Toy Boutique In Lakewood ClosingThe store manager says they have consistently lost customers to online retailers and big box stores. So much so that they now can not afford to keep the store open.