Month: January 2021

21 Best Online Boutiques in 2020

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Last year marked the first time online retail sales exceeded those of brick and mortar shops, and that was before 2020 came along and forced everyone to stay home. Nowadays, we’re more inclined to click through a website than enter a department store. Whether you’re adding to cart via Instagram or you drunkenly bought a vintage Chanel jacket and a dolphin necklace from your bed at 2AM (no regrets), shopping online is so damn simple. While major e-commerce sites like Amazon and Nordstrom still dominate as shopping destinations, it’s worth bookmarking the unsung indie boutiques, direct-to-consumer brands, and

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Fire at shoe store not suspicious

Officials: Fire at shoe store not suspicious

WNEP Web Staff

Officials say the fire that destroyed a century-old business in Downtown Scranton does not appear suspicious. 

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Flames tore through the Plotkin Shoe and Repair Store near Linden Street on Saturday night.

More than 35,000 pairs of shoes inside were lost.

There is no official cause of the fire.

The owner says it’s unclear yet if he’ll be able to bounce back from the

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Stock Market News for Dec 28, 2020 – December 28, 2020

U.S. stock markets closed modestly higher on Thursday’s shortened session as investors monitored the progress of the COVID-19 relief bill. Moreover, investors’ sentiment was lifted after the U.K. arrived at a trade deal with the European Union before its exit from the trade bloc on Jan 1. All three major stock indexes ended the day in green.

How Did The Benchmarks Perform?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) rallied 0.2{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a}, closing at 30,199.87, continuing its 2-day winning run. Notably, 19 components of the 30-stock index ended in green while 11 finished the day in red.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed

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Omnichannel shopping jumps 50{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} in 2020, Nielsen says | 2021-01-14

NEW YORK — Since March 2020, over 18 million consumer packaged goods shoppers have gone online to do their shopping, finds a survey released by Nielsen. 

The boom in e-commerce has led to the increase of omnichannel shopping. For many, Nielsen found online channels are a key means to compare prices, research new products and find physical stores, giving way to a full-blown explosion of true omnichannel shopping. In the last year, omnichannel shopping has increased 50{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a}. 

When examining consumers’ levels of engagement across channels Nielsen found:

  • 56{964f9ed1dd3881c79743812c3f28effde5b9271ba8701ca882984cc44c5cc62a} of online shoppers put careful consideration into each purchase at the point
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Trans woman asked to leave women’s clothes store

Colton Stankowski was asked to leave a women’s clothing store when she told an employe that she was shopping for herself. (Envato Elements)

A trans woman from Calgary, Canada, was told she was making shoppers “uncomfortable” in a women’s clothing store and was asked to leave – and now she’s fighting back.

Colton Stankowski opened up about the traumatising ordeal in an interview with 666CityNews – and revealed how she has since worked to turn the upsetting moment into a positive experience with the help of TikTok.

Stankowski told the news outlet that she was browsing clothes in NV Fashions

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