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Justin Udo
May 11, 2020 - 2:32 pm
While many Americans are in self-isolation until further notice, some have picked up an obsessive homebound habit: online shopping. But if you’re not careful, the impulse can quickly evolve into an addictive habit. Read more here.
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State Street in Doylestown
Keith Balderson
Lynne Adkins
April 23, 2020 - 11:52 am
Small business owners in Doylestown are fighting to stay alive while their doors remain closed during the coronavirus pandemic, so they’ve turned to the virtual marketplace. Read more here.
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Delivering packages
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Hadas Kuznits
March 25, 2020 - 12:37 pm
People may be going out less and following social-distancing guidelines, but package delivery workers say that hasn’t stopped some homebound residents from shopping online — a lot. Read more here.
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Pier 1 Imports
Julie Jacobson/AP
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 11:21 am
Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like papasan chairs and throw pillows — filed for bankruptcy protection after years of sliding sales. Read more here.
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Pier 1 Imports
Donna McWilliam/AP, file
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as it struggles to draw consumers and compete online. Read more here.
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 In this July 17, 2018, file photo Amazon Prime packages sit in a delivery truck before being unloaded in Miami.
Lynne Sladky/AP
AP News
December 06, 2019 - 1:34 pm
It’s just a week into the holiday shopping season, and Amazon is already having trouble getting packages to shoppers’ doorsteps on time. Read more here.
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A man carries shopping bags across the street from a Macy's store in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Black Friday once again kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo
AP News
November 30, 2019 - 3:20 pm
This year's Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. Read more here.
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FedEx
John Minchillo/AP, file
August 07, 2019 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies. The announcement Wednesday comes two months after FedEx already terminated its air delivery contract with Amazon. FedEx said...
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Amazon packages
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July 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Amazon has revealed what's on sale for Prime Day. The annual sales extravaganza begins this Monday and will run for 48 hours. Similar to previous Prime Days, Amazon is slashing prices and offering more than 1 million deals as a way to drum-up spending during...
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Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamps recipients who want to shop for groceries online.
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April 18, 2019 - 9:29 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn and Tami Luhby, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains like ShopRite hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamp recipients who want to shop for groceries online. For the first time, the US Department of Agriculture has given the green light for...
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