Online Retailers News
Walmart boosts online prices for certain food and household items
The retail giant is reportedly raising the prices online in an effort to drive more foot traffic to their stores.
Recalls this week: self-balancing scooters, crossbows
Thousands of self-balancing scooters, referred to as hoverboards, are being recalled this week because their batteries can overheat and explode. Other recalled consumer products include crossbows and lawn mowers. Here's a more detailed look: SELF-BALANCING SCOOTERS DETAILS: Sonic Smart Wheels
Amazon's Jeff Bezos now the richest man in the world with $90 billion net worth
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world, and he has the mammoth online retailer he founded to thank for his fortune. Bezos' net worth soared to $90 billion Friday after Amazon's stock went up 12.5 percent, according to data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and calculations
Amazon's new service allows drivers to go inside your home to deliver packages
Amazon announced today that it is launching a new service that allows a driver to not only drop a package off at your doorstep, but to go inside your home -- even when you are not there -- to make a delivery. The tech giant's new in-home delivery feature, Amazon Key, which was announced on " Good
Sexy 'Stranger Things' costume draws online backlash
The Netflix hit show "Stranger Things" is sure to provide some costume inspiration this Halloween, but some online retailers are raising eyebrows with a "sexy" take on one of the series' central child characters. The "Upside Down Honey" costume is based on Millie Bobby Brown’s onscreen character,
Sexy 'Stranger Things' costume comes under fire
This Halloween, an adult costume based on a child character in the hit show has faced backlash.
Online shopping hasn't killed brick-and-mortar retailers
Reports of the death of bricks-and-mortar retailers, as Mark Twain famously said, are greatly exaggerated. Some people are doubling down on this pronouncement after some big chains, including Macy's, said they were hiring fewer seasonal workers. But those who read closer will see that other
How to avoid buying counterfeit solar eclipse glasses
Experts are urging Americans watching the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse to buy smart when purchasing the necessary protective eyewear. With counterfeit eclipse glasses hitting the market, NASA and the American Astronomical Society (AAS) suggest that consumers purchase off their long list of verified
Amazon plans to distribute event tickets in the US
The online retailer aims to become source for concert tickets, putting them in direct competition with Ticketmaster.