Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys “R” Us.
About a year after shuttering U.S. operations, the remnant of the defunct toy chain is set to return this holiday season by opening about a half dozen U.S. stores and an e-commerce site, according to people familiar with the matter.
Continue reading “The Workers? Toys ‘R’ Us, Back From the Dead, Will Open U.S. Stores in 2019”
Chick-fil-A has whipped past rivals to become the third-largest restaurant chain in the US.
The chicken chain’s massive growth in 2018 moved it into the No. 3 spot on the ranking of the largest restaurant chains in the US, with $10.46 billion in American systemwide sales, according to Nation’s Restaurant News analysis published Monday.
Continue reading “Chick-fil-A is now the 3rd-largest restaurant chain in America…”
There are over 15,000 Dollar General stores in the US and by the end of 2020, just over half of these will offer FedEx drop-off and collection services.
This new partnership, which was announced on Monday, is mutually beneficial. It enables FedEx to offer convenient services to a broader range of shoppers (thanks to Dollar General’s giant store base) and gives these customers another reason to visit a Dollar General store. The hope is that by offering more services customers become more loyal, use the store more frequently, and spend money on other things when they’re there.
Continue reading “Dollar General is rolling out FedEx drop-off and collection services at thousands of its stores to help it take on Walmart”
Information like whether a consumer capitalizes their email address in online forms, when they purchase products on e-commerce sites Opens a New Window. and what device Opens a New Window. is used to browse the web can inform how likely they are to default on a loan Opens a New Window. , according to a new study.
Continue reading “Credit scores can be predicted by your online behavior, study claims”
After helping drive local shopping malls toward collapse, Amazon is coming back to finish the job: turning them into warehouses.
That’s according to scores of reports in recent years, including one early this month published in the Wall Street Journal, discussing how Amazon keeps on turning old malls into fulfillment centers in Northeast Ohio.
Continue reading “Amazon Turns Shopping Malls Into Warehouses, Changing America’s Community Landscape”