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Covid-19: Shoppers return to stores under England’s new tier system

Covid-19: Shoppers return to stores under England’s new tier system

Health
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‘Covid fatigue’ and Christmas lures eager shoppers

‘Covid fatigue’ and Christmas lures eager shoppers

Business
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Debenhams website overwhelmed as shoppers swoop on sales

Debenhams website overwhelmed as shoppers swoop on sales

Business
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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Technology
Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real onesBy DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business WriterNovember 28, 2020, 9:27 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBlack Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones.Consumers spent an estimated $ 9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $ 7.4 billion set in 2019.Meanwhile, traffic to physical stores plummeted as retailers tried to prevent crowds by cutting their hours and limiting doorbuster deals. U.S. store visits dropped by 52% on Black Friday, according to Sensormati...

What does Walmart see in TikTok? Millions of young shoppers

Technology
Walmart may be the world’s largest retailer but it has mostly failed in its efforts to break Amazon’s online dominanceBy JOSEPH PISANI and TALI ARBEL Associated Press WritersAugust 29, 2020, 3:36 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW YORK -- Walmart may be the world's largest retailer but it has mostly failed in its efforts to break Amazon's online dominance.Could TikTok, a fast-growing 3-year-old app filled with goofy videos, be the answer?TikTok's U.S. business appears up for grabs, with the Trump administration trying to force a sale, claiming national-security risks due to its Chinese owner, ByteDance. TikTok denies it is a risk and is suing to stop the administration from a threatened ban.Others have reportedly emerged, but the only confirmed suitors are...