Amazon Offers Free Grocery Delivery to Prime Members

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In an effort to boost its grocery sales, Amazon is offering free grocery delivery to its Prime subscribers. Qualified customers will no longer be charged a monthly fee of $14.99 for Amazon Fresh grocery delivery. The online retail giant announced earlier this week that it’s making its one to two-hour delivery service free in 2,000 […]

Toys R Us Sells Again Thru Target’s Online Platform

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Toys R Us is set to make an online comeback before the holidays, thanks to Target reviving its defunct eCommerce store. The retailer will provide digital services to the toy giant’s website ToysRUs.com, which was relaunched by its parent company Tru Kids. However, shoppers can’t make any purchases on the website. The new site of […]

Target Expands Its Drive Up Pickup Service Nationwide

Target Drive Up

Target has expanded its Drive Up service to all 50 states in the country to address the demand of its customers for fast and convenient delivery service. It has reached 1,750 stores, which is more than twice the number of Target stores that offered the service in summer last year. Drive Up is the retailer’s […]

Target Deals Day is Set to Face off with Amazon Prime Day

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Sorry, Amazon, but you can’t have the spotlight all to yourself on July 15 and 16 as Target is staging its own Deals Day to compete with Prime Day. This comes just days after eBay announced they too were running their own deal day over the same period. What’s more, there is no membership required […]

Has eCommerce Ruined Black Friday?

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Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S., was the day when families traditionally start their main Christmas shopping. Retailers lured shoppers with huge discounts, offering once-a-year deals on select products. Most of the time, these discounts were truly special for Black Friday, and people even camped out at stores to get that special deal. […]

Amazon Expands Free Shipping to All Customers for the Holiday Season

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Amazon announced that November 5, and for a limited time, all Amazon customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for the Christmas holiday. This offer applies to hundreds of millions of items, the largest free shipping selection in the country. Plus, tens of millions of […]

eBay Predicts Top 50 Hottest Toys and Trends for The 2018 Holiday Season

eBay revealed this week its definitive list of top toys and trends for the holiday season. From Fortnite Monopoly to FurReal Munchin’ Rex and everything in between, eBay’s 2018 predictions feature the season’s hottest picks based on the platform’s trending toy data and selected by eBay’s team of toy experts. eBay is also introducing Toytopia, […]

Walmart and Target Cement Free 2-Day Delivery as The New Normal

This week both Walmart and Target announced they will expand more delivery choices including an expansion of free 2-Day delivery services. Target said they are rolling out free 2-Day delivery without a minimum order requirement just in time for the holiday season. This is in addition to offering same day store pickup and low-cost same […]

Target Aims To Fill The Toy Market Void After The Demise of Toys R Us

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Retail company Target Corp. has Toys R Us to thank for the vitality its business has regained. Ever since the toy retailer declared bankruptcy and shut down all of its 800 stores across the country, Target’s sales suddenly shot up. The company’s story is pretty much like that of an underdog who emerges winner in […]

IKEA Takes On Amazon – A Look at How Big Box Retailers Adapt to eCommerce

It seems it took nearly 15 years for companies such as Walmart and Target to finally realize that if they didn’t put more focus on eCommerce, their business may be swept up by Amazon. We have seen Walmart and Target make strategic acquisitions or build partnerships with third-parties to expand their online business, but also […]