As in most years, cheap prices and free shipping are key factors in getting consumers to bite when browsing online. But this holiday season, the hot trend among those pushing the envelope in e-commerce is shipping that’s not only …
Where are the best deals to be found? What’s necessary to snag the hottest doorbusters and freebies? Which deals are truly deals, and which are just hype?
Online shoppers love free shipping. And they love fast free shipping even more. Now, there’s an easy way to get just that: free two-day shipping on most purchases, with no membership fees or minimum buy requirements involved.
When a store opens at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning to kick off a 41-hour shopping marathon, it sniffs of desperation. That’s just one indication retailers are now engrossed in a desperately competitive holiday period.
There’s nothing complicated about the results of a new study: Consumers prefer brands featuring products, services, pricing, and other policies that they can actually understand.
On Monday, Amazon very quietly made a policy change, pushing the minimum requirement for free standard shipping from $25 to $35. The tweak is likely to cause some shoppers to think twice about placing orders at Amazon. But …
The 69-year-old man had no idea who his son was when the Amazon CEO’s biographer found him at an Arizona bike shop
So-called ‘click and collect’ may be the future of shopping for groceries
Target wants its moms back. This week, Target rolled out a new diaper-delivery plan and a family friendly on-demand video streaming option. Both services are aimed at wooing moms—in particular, moms who might otherwise give …
New jobs like those found in Amazon fulfillment centers aren’t an antidote to the weak recovery; they are a symptom of it
By the end of the year, patrons of 100 library systems around the U.S. are expected to be able to stream thousands of videos for free. Music albums and ebooks too, with no waitlists to worry about.