Deliv Inc, which uses contract drivers to deliver online orders from stores and malls for a fee, said on Thursday it is partnering with twenty new U.S. retailers including Nike and Bed Bath & Beyond as demand for same-day delivery surges.
NEW YORK As store sales fall and purchases shift online over the Thanksgiving weekend, many U.S. retailers still open their doors on Thanksgiving itself, Thursday evening - to their detriment.
NEW YORK The Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday kickoff of the U.S. holiday shopping season showed the increasing preference for online purchases, as more Americans opted to stay home and use their smartphones while sales and traffic at brick-and-mortar stores declined. | Video
NEW YORK Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday, giving retailers a strong start to their make-or-break holiday season. | Video
NEW YORK, Nov 23 U.S. shoppers hit department
stores on Thanksgiving evening and spent $1.75 billion online by
5 p.m. ET as a strong economy and rising wages drove a solid
start to the holiday selling season.
Target Corp said on Tuesday that third-quarter profit missed estimates as investments in its online business, higher wages in a tight labor market and price cuts hurt margins and a big jump in inventories ahead of the critical holiday season worried investors.
NEW YORK Walmart Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly U.S. comparable sales on Thursday and raised its full year outlook as a strong economy boosted customer store visits and e-commerce purchases grew as it sold more groceries online.
The chief executive of Flipkart Group, Walmart Inc's Indian e-commerce business, resigned following an internal probe into accusations of "serious personal misconduct," Walmart said Tuesday. | Video