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This wild year polarized businesses in the retail sector


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The rapper caps off a prolific year with a new product launch


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Vaccines get added to the already-bursting fulfillment network

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Online sites had a record Black Friday

Our fast-changing world

The real story of this year’s Black Friday and current holiday shopping season isn’t what Shopify’s stores did or will…


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Yet another tradition looks different this year


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This week’s announcement is a good sign for other companies

The sun will rise again

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The retailer is bringing a big-name brand into its stores

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Target (TGT) is on fire. Just since the end of March its stock is up over 50…


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Etsy, Faire, and Amazon Handmade bring local crafts to the world

Technology and policy

A series of both technological advancements and changing foreign relations has impacted both how and from where American…


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Retailers direct customers to e-commerce

Spreading out the deals

Rather than have a weekend-long event…

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Perspectives on the consumer & retail industries, and the brands trying to upend them

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