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News and analysis on ecommerce solutions for retail stores and online marketplaces.

CSA Exclusive: Bob’s Discount Furniture puts premium on safe reopening

Bob’s Discount Furniture is going beyond government guidelines for its comprehensive COVID-19 store reopening strategy.

NYC grocers adopt new technology to enhance social distancing

Two supermarkets in Manhattan are using a solution that combines indoor GPS with mobile checkout to minimize shopping time and reduce social interactions.

Walmart is testing a store design that takes the self-checkout experience to a new level.

A beauty giant is taking a big step in social shopping.

A Northeast regional grocer is bulking up its e-commerce infrastructure amid a continuing COVID-19-driven online shopping surge.

A leading drugstore retailer is teaming up with two tech heavyweights to deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings.

Chipotle Mexican Grill is partnering with Shopify to help farmers in its supply chain sell directly to consumers.

COVID-19 is having a negative effect on most e-commerce retailers.

As e-commerce purchases grow during the COVID-19 pandemic, so do customer concerns about online returns.

Google is responding to a continued surge in e-commerce demand with planned free listings on its main search results page in the U.S.

A struggling young women’s apparel retailer is developing its first mobile app in time for Black Friday.

Chipotle Mexican Grill is expanding its U.S. on-demand delivery footprint with a major third-party platform.

Mobile payment provider Square is revealing the U.S. cities where it seeing the biggest percent increase in new sellers moving online in response to COVID-19.

Consumers who began ordering alcohol online during the pandemic may have discovered a long-term preference.

The world’s largest convenience store retailer is partnering with on-demand delivery platform Vroom Delivery in America’s most distant state.

Domino’s Pizza is expanding its definition of on-demand delivery to include a new curbside pickup option.

Target is expanding its assortment of grocery items that customers can order online and pick up the same day in the store or at curbside.

Another entrant is gaining momentum in the increasingly crowded race to sell used vehicles online.

Consumers have an appetite to shop despite the pandemic, but one particular marketing tactic feeds it.

The market for online resale clothing will more than double in the next five years.

An unusual, 50-year-old store that attracts one million shoppers annually is now selling online.

Call it a Prime Day for fashion lovers.

A regional supermarket chain is unifying its online and mobile commerce operations onto a single platform.

Amazon is creating a new team dedicated to preventing the sale of fraudulent items on its platform.

Dr. Joel Schlessinger

Chain Store Age recently spoke with Dr. Joel Schlessinger, president of Omaha, Neb.-based LovelySkin.com.

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A new Cambridge Retail Advisors (CRA) report recommends that brick-and-mortar retailers think beyond BOPIS to gain customer trust. According to “Flipping the Script,” a white paper from CRA, the physical store will endure the COVID-19 shutdown.

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