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The Atlantic

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All
The Atlantic
Sites like Amazon have made it especially easy to shop. In 1999, the Seattle retailer patented a one-click buying process, which allows customers to purchase something without entering their shipping address or credit-card info. It launched its Prime ...



CNBC

Deloitte: Parents are set to spend $510 per household during back-to-school shopping, and most will be in stores
CNBC
Back-to-school means back to shopping. But this year more consumers are going "old school." According to a recent survey, consumers are returning to malls and other brick-and-mortar stores for backpacks, crayons and more. Meanwhile, shoppers for school ...

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Back-to-School Shopping to Continue as School Starts
Shop-Eat-Surf.com
WASHINGTON, August 20, 2018 – As students prepared to head back to class this month, consumers had completed just over half their shopping for school and college supplies, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation ...

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Press Herald

Falmouth Shopping Center on Route 1 attracting new tenants
Press Herald
Vacant spaces in the Falmouth Shopping Center are slowly being filled and improvements are being made, tenants say, steps that have been overshadowed by the strip mall owners' battle to evict one of their largest tenants. A new tenant is opening next ...

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Minnesota Monthly (blog)

Style + Shopping Aug. 21-27 || State Fair fashion, Craft Show, Shop Parties
Minnesota Monthly (blog)
Scout has been open for a little under two weeks, and they're already ready to throw a party with the help of the St. Paul Cheese and Meat Shop and Sleepy V's doughnuts. Stop by the handsome apparel and gift store's grand opening to peruse their shirts ...



No One Hurt in SUV Crash Into Florida Shopping Plaza
U.S. News & World Report
No One Hurt in SUV Crash Into Florida Shopping Plaza. A chiropractor says he was cost an hour's worth of customers when a SUV crashed into a Florida shopping plaza. Aug. 21, 2018, at 5:23 a.m.. No One Hurt in SUV Crash Into Florida Shopping Plaza.

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Must-have for college move-in day: shopping
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette (blog)
I wasn't sure about a comforter. My son already had a new fleece blanket that would work. I asked a mom and dad shopping nearby; they gave me an odd look and mumbled something about boys not caring. I opted to buy a navy blue one, just in case.



Chron.com

HomeGoods, Michaels, Petco, Hallmark coming to Katy shopping center
Chron.com
NewQuest Properties will soon break ground on a 66,000-square-foot expansion of the first phase of Grand Morton Town Center in the Katy area. Four retailers have signed up as tenants in the Kroger-anchored center at the Grand Parkway and Morton Ranch ...



Dealerscope

As Walmart Eyes VR Shopping, Do Customers Even Want It?
Dealerscope
Let's be honest, no one in their right mind goes to a Walmart simply to wander around the aisles and waste time. Granted, it's easy to get lost in the cavernous halls of the supercenter, Walmart is not a place you go to casually shop or to check out ...
Walmart patent filings envision customers strapping on headsets and virtually shoppingWashington Post
Walmart Files Patent For Virtual Reality Shopping SystemMediaPost Communications

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Los Angeles Times

Rewards offered for return of man abducted from San Gabriel shopping center
Los Angeles Times
The FBI on Monday offered a reward of up to $25,000 for information that could help find a Santa Ana man who authorities say was abducted from a San Gabriel shopping center last month. Ruochen “Tony” Liao, 28, who ran a luxury-car consignment ...

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