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Los Angeles Times

Wal-Mart and Google team up on voice-activated shopping, challenging Amazon
Los Angeles Times
That includes joining the Google Express online shopping marketplace website and smartphone app, and using Google's voice-powered assistant, Google Home, which competes with Amazon's industry leading Echo device, featuring the Alexa voice service.
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Focus for independent retailers _ make shopping easy and fun
ABC News
"We've reached out to the best independent shops and asked, can you offer the same service to our customers using your store and your expertise?" says Bryce Phillips, co-owner of Seattle-based evo, which has an online business and stores in Seattle, ...

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Dayton Daily News

Parents get late start to back-to-school shopping
Dayton Daily News
Of parents surveyed last week, only 13 percent had completed all their shopping, and 23 percent had not started at all, according to the National Retail Federation, which forecast families will spend $83.6 billion on back-to-school this year, including ...

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Racked

A Beginner's Guide to Ethical Shopping - Racked
Racked
Ethical shopping, as we've already said, can seem nearly impossible. But though difficult, it can be done with the right tools and information. While you may not ...

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NBCNews.com

Online Shopping Killed Retail… But Now It's Coming Back to Save It
NBCNews.com
Brick-and-mortar retailers are looking for salvation in an unlikely place: The e-commerce rivals blamed with causing their recent challenges in the first place. On Monday, Macy's announced that it had tapped a top eBay executive as its new president as ...

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BBC News

Polish bishops for total ban on Sunday shopping - BBC News
BBC News
The Polish Catholic Church backs a ban on shopping on Sundays.

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Lifehacker

You Need a Shopping "Map" for Your Grocery Store
Lifehacker
So I made a grocery shopping map. I saw this suggestion some years ago on Ask Metafilter—a master food shopping list that is arranged by the geography of the store. I took an extra ten minutes one day and wrote down, by aisle, everything I buy in the ...



Charleston Post Courier

Shopping center investor buys vacant JC Penney store at Charleston's Citadel Mall
Charleston Post Courier
The investment group that bought part of Citadel Mall earlier this year has added the shopping center's recently vacated J.C. Penney department store to its holdings. The $5.125 million sale closed Aug 9. The deed was recorded with Charleston County on ...



Austin American-Statesman

Cedar Park shopping center sells for $112.25 million
Austin American-Statesman
Other Central Texas shopping centers owned by InvenTrust include West Creek at 4404 W. William Cannon Drive in Southwest Austin, Scofield Crossing at 1700 W. Parmer Lane in North Austin, Walden Park at 14005 N. U.S. 183 in Northwest Austin, Market ...

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Lebanon Daily News

How the Lebanon Valley Mall plans to bring shopping back
Lebanon Daily News
U.S. malls are shifting to fill vacated retail spaces while meeting the demands of shoppers. When Lord & Taylor pulled out of the Fairlane Town Center mall Dearborn, Michigan the mall's owners leased over 240,000 sq. ft. to the Ford Motor Company.


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