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U.S. e-commerce on track for its first $1 trillion year by 2022, due to lasting pandemic impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic boosted U.S. online shopping by $183 billion, accord to a new report by Adobe’s e-commerce division, released this morning. This figure represents the increase in online shopping during the months of March 2020, when the pandemic began in the U.S, through February 2021. During this time, U.S. consumers spent a total of ...

Pillar launches with $5.5M from Kleiner Perkins and others to tackle your student loan debt

A new startup aims to help you get your student loans under control. Today, an app called Pillar, backed by $5.5 million in seed funding led by Kleiner Perkins, is launching a simpler way for consumers to better understand their student loan debt — and even pay it off early. To do so, the app ...

Cyber Monday projected to hit $7.8B in online sales

Cyber Monday 2018 is projected to be the highest selling day of the holiday season this year, with $7.8 billion in online sales. And it’s no wonder: after a weekend of people juggling shopping online with shopping in stores, and hassling with each other in stores, today many go back to work. And so, we ...

Retail-as-a-service provider Leap raises $3M and launches first store

The past decade in retail has been the golden age of direct-to-consumer (D2C) and digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) that use the internet to communicate with customers, execute transactions, handle distribution and offer better economics. But as small independent startups have scaled into unicorn territory and as countless brands have saturated digital channels, customer acquisition has ...

Are You Paying A Lot for Insurance?

11.06.2009 · Posted in Career Articles

We should always focus on to our expenditures, especially in an financial downturn. Now above all, it is important that we slash our own individual costs and save money. One of those places to cut is in the per month bills. It is very common to find you are paying too much for car insurance. ...

Buy Garden Play Houses Not Video Games

11.05.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

If you had a dad like mine you had many garden play houses when you were a kid. My dad built them himself. He was a general contractor so there was no way he was going to pay for a ready made play house. He even made one that looked like a locomotive engine. I ...

Saving: Awful for the Economy?

11.03.2009 · Posted in Consumer Electronics Articles

Saving money is a fantastic thing. It allows banks money to invest, it allows the average person money to invest, money is thrown into markets that would not have otherwise seen those dollars, and the record goes on. Unfortunately, the economy we live in is driven by customer spending. Money circulates even further, making jobs ...

Buying Garden Play Houses for Your Kids

11.01.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Now and again, children want a point of their own, where they can hide away from the company of their guardians and make their very own dream worlds. There is in all likelihood not adequate room within the house for them to obtain the privacy and cosiness they need, and their sleeping rooms may not ...

Guide To Purchasing Garden Storage Boxes

10.31.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

If you enjoy gardening, you have presumably found out about how useful storage boxes are. A garden storage box is a multipurpose item that can be really useful when you run into storage and organization troubles. They are sometimes called garden storage seats or deck storage boxes. Besides the fact it camouflages a storage ...