Category: Retail

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  • Twitter Buy Button Team Dissolved

    Twitter’s commerce team has been dissolved

    Twitter has dissolved the 25-member commerce team that helped usher in the company’s “buy button” feature.  as CEO Jack Dorsey kills off initiatives that won’t pay off for the social network’s core business, reports The move is part of CEO Jack Dorsey’s plans to completely overhaul the company, allowing it to focus on core initiatives that […]

  • Lush

    16 companies who donate money to save dogs

    Companies these days are no stranger to donations of clothes, food, and other necessities to help people in need. Some companies, like Toms, donate shoes, while companies like Out of Print donate books to needy people around the world. But these 16 companies are special: they donate money, food, and their own products to shelters, […]

  • Netflix

    Nearly 50% of Netflix subscribers think its content is getting better

    Netflix subscribers are generally happy with the direction of the company’s content with just under half of all customers saying they are enjoying the company’s content selections. Netflix debuted its DVD-by-mail service in 1998 but transitioned to a dominant streaming video service in recent years. The company is now known for aggregating movies and TV shows […]

  • RentaMourner

    15 Strange Businesses You Didn’t Know Existed

    A business idea can come out of the strangest situations or events in your life. Especially when times get tough financially and you need to find new and quick ways of making some additional capital. When the recession was at its highest in 2010, the world saw its highest rate of entrepreneurial activity in decades. […]

  • Amazon refund price matching policy ends

    Amazon kills price match refunds on everything but TVs

    Amazon has ended its price protection policy on all products except for TVs. The policy allowed customers to request a refund when the cost of an item fell shortly after purchase. Amazon has ended the policy at a time when many third-party providers started to help consumers automate the process of requesting refunds when prices change […]

  • Chromebook Sales

    Chromebooks just outsold Macbooks for the first time

    Chromebooks for the first time have managed to surpass sales of Apple’s popular Macbooks. According to IDC’s latest report on the state of the PC business, Chromebook shipments surpassed Macbook shipments for the first time ever. IDC analyst Linn Huang confirmed to The Verge that Apple’s shipments for the first quarter of 2016 were around 1.78 […]

  • Disney After Hours

    Disney ‘After Hours’ experiment has come to a quick end

    Disney After Hours is no longer available to customers willing to pay $149 a ticket. The program allowed customers to pay for the privilege to ride nearly two dozens rides after the Magic Kingdom’s most popular attractions had closed for day guests. Through six Thursdays in April and May and on Mother’s Day — Disney […]

  • taco bell naked chicken

    Taco Bell’s newest taco is made with a fried chicken shell

    Taco Bell is currently testing a new product that replaces its taco shell with fried chicken. The “Naked Chicken Chalupa” was recently spotted at a Taco Bell in Bakersfield, California and reported by BuzzFeed News. The company started the test as the “Naked Crispy Chicken Taco” last September, before expanding the test to locations in Kansas […]

  • TJ Maxx

    T.J. Maxx is ready to open thousands of new stores

    Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling to keep their doors open but T.J. Maxx is preparing to open thousands of new stores. TJX Companies, owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods among other brands, has announced plans to expand by more than 50%. The company will operate 5,600 stores when it is finished expanding, up from the current […]