The NRA Wine Club

The National Rifle Association has a wine club. Why? Almost certainly due to a cardinal rule of membership organizations: Offer as many benefits as possible to put glue on those ...
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With 15 Shopping Days Until Christmas, Retailers Hustle

There are a lot of data about how the holiday season has gone so far, and how it is likely to go in the next two weeks. With just 15 ...
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Counterfeit Items Plague Amazon, eBay Holiday Shoppers

The holiday shopping season is not just big business for virtually every retailer, it is also the season to be jolly for a lot of crooks. And with 90% of ...
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The Digital Future of Grocery Shopping

The supermarket of the future is here — at least in Europe. Italy's largest supermarket chain, Coop Italia, claims to have reinvented the customer experience in grocery shopping, with some ...
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Amazon’s 182 Million Visitors Among Its Huge Advantages

Among Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) seemingly endless arsenal of advantages over every other retailer is the 182 million visitors to its websites. No other retailer comes close. Based on comScore ...
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Amazon Memory Chip Scam May Destroy Consumer Data, Photos

Despite a reported effort to fight counterfeit products on its vast retail site, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to be slow to respond to reports of counterfeit items listed for ...
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Amazon Destroys Competition, Taking 30% of Cyber Weekend Sales

No wonder so many large retail chains continue to close stores, and will do more in the future. As e-commerce sales rise as a portion of total retail, a huge ...
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Cyber Monday Was Top Online Sales Day Ever

While much of this year's buzz was around sales totals generated from mobile devices, sales from desktop computers also rose sharply. For the four-day holiday weekend, sales from desktops, both ...
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Amazon Releases Cyber Monday Electronics Deals Early

Never one to be slow out of the blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) kicked off its Cyber Monday promotion on Saturday. Amazon Prime members get first crack at the retailer's ...
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Cyber Monday

3 Tips for Shopping on Cyber Monday

Black Friday is now in the rear-view mirror and many retailers are gearing up for Cyber Monday, November 28. Some have already lifted the veil on their Cyber Monday deals ...
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10 Items Selling for Under $10 at Amazon

Black Friday has arrived and with it a blizzard of promotions and deals on everything from major appliances to knit hats. The run-up to Black Friday has been longer than ...
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Where the Black Friday Deals Are

A lot of ink has been spilled and a lot of pixels have been burned in the weeks leading up to Black Friday. In large part that's due to major ...
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For Sears, Holidays Are Last Chance to Stay Intact

There have been rumors Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) will close its Kmart division. Sears has denied them as it continues to close scores of stores. Moody's has observed Sears cannot ...
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Amazon’s “The Grand Tour” Car Show Breaks Streaming Records

Over 16 million cars and light trucks will be sold in the U.S. this year, and millions more in the U.K. and Germany. Tapping into that market, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) ...
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Wal-Mart Starts Cyber Week on Black Friday

Eventually, retailers will be so aggressive that holiday shopping will start the 4th of July. In the meantime, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) will start Cyber Week sales on Black Friday, the ...
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