Bella is the Top Dog Name of the Decade
Bella has been the top female dog name every year since the site My Dog's Name started in the early 2010s. It predicts that Frozen 2 and Star Wars names will be popular in 2020.
Toys R Us Reopens with First New U.S. Store
Toys"R"Us returns today with the opening of its first new U.S. retail store at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey.
Nearly All U.S. Consumers Plan Majority of Holiday Shopping Online
Consumers are shunning brick-and-mortar stores this holiday season with over 95 percent choosing to buy half or more of their gifts online.
Brand Loyalty Is on the Rise Among Consumers in the U.S.
Nearly 9 of 10 U.S. consumers professe loyalty to brands, with nearly a quarter (24.82%) saying they're in fact more brand loyal this year versus last.
Americans Spend An Average of $450 A Week On Impulse Buys
Americans impulsively buy three things a week and spend an average of $450 every month and that adds up to $5,400 annually, or $324,000 over the course of their lifetime.
Amazon Payments nearly doubled transaction volume in 2016, added 10 million more customers
The retailer said that over 33 million customers have now used Amazon Payments to make a purchase – a figure that’s up 10 million from the 23 million it had in April of last year.
Did you get a new Internet-connected holiday gift this year?
Eight tips to help keep you secure while using the Internet of Things
Black Friday online sales to hit a record-breaking $3 billion, over $1 billion from mobile
Black Friday is on track to set a new record of online sales by surpassing the $3 billion mark for the first time. It’s also expected to become the first day in U.S. retail history to drive over a billion dollars from mobile sales.
7 kinds of deals you shouldn't fall for on Black Friday
How do you distinguish between the deals that are worth dragging yourself to the store to snag, and the ones that are worth neither the hassle nor your hard-earned dollars?
California and Texas Cities Highest in Holiday Spending
WalletHub calculates holiday budgets for each of 570 U.S. cities between now and Dec. 25, 2016.
Michigan Business Tests Drone Delivery Of Yogurt
A test run of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt’s drone delivery took place Tuesday at Hope College in Holland. The business says it’s planning to offer deliveries from its Orange Leaf Holland store located a few blocks from campus.
Retail Sales Expected to Increase This Holiday Season
Americans are expected to spend at a faster clip than last year during the critical holiday season, helped by an economy that should continue to pick up.
Uber To Launch Food Delivery Service Across Las Vegas Wednesday (Sept 7)
UberEats confirmed more than 150 restaurants are expected to participate as part of Wednesday’s launch in Las Vegas, which joins more than 20 cities that were introduced this year to the rideshaing company’s latest venture.