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Amazon, Walmart dominate shopping app downloads in 2020: report

Dive Brief:

  • Amazon, Walmart and Wish were the top three most downloaded shopping apps in the U.S. in 2020, according to a new report by Apptopia. Amazon saw 41 million downloads, Walmart 34 million and Wish 30 million. 
  • Other retailers in top spots include eBay at 20 million, Shein at 19 million, Target at 16 million, Wayfair at 15.3 million and Nike landing the number ten spot with 15.1 million. 
  • These results were slightly different than the top shopping apps globally, where Amazon again took the number one spot, Shopee came in second and Wish came in third for
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Viral videos of anti-mask protest at Target, Walmart stores in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Videos showing a group of maskless protesters decrying COVID-19 health guidelines at Phoenix’s Christown Spectrum Mall went viral on Friday as Arizona, along with the rest of the country, continue to see a record number of new cases.

Several videos, filmed at different stores including Target and Walmart, showed the group walking through as some waved American flags and held signs opposing masks and other guidelines.

Jenny Guzman, one of the Target shoppers who took video of the protest, told The

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Deals including Gardens Mall, Walmart, Target

Susan Salisbury
 |  Special to The Post

With retailers touting deals for weeks, it may seem like Black Friday has already happened. But despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular shopping day is coming, as usual, the day after Thanksgiving.

Millions of people are expected to converge on retail stores at malls and other shopping venues to do some serious Christmas and holiday shopping. Due to the pandemic and shutdowns in the spring, retailers say they need the business more than ever.

“The retail industry has always considered the holiday shopping season to be November and December,” said Amanda Bevis, spokesperson

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Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s plans

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Walmart stores will be closed on Thanksgiving for the first time since the late 1980s.

USA TODAY

Kiss Black Friday in-store doorbusters goodbye.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the hottest deals this holiday shopping season will be available online to reduce crowds and to eliminate the need to rush into a store.

The sales also are starting earlier than in past years and lasting longer to spread out demand in a season retailers say is unlike any other they have experienced.

Experts say it’s critical for retailers to start the season early as consumers will be faced with restrictions

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Walmart Grows Its Fashion Presence

On Sept. 21, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) launched Free Assembly, a new private-label clothing line for men and women. The fashion brand will be available online and in 250 stores, offering elevated style essentials at value prices. The new brand aims to offer timeless staples that have staying power. The retail company tapped Dwight Fenton, the former lead designer at Bonobos, to lead the brand. Fenton also designed for Old Navy, J. Crew, and Vineyard Vines.

Model wearing a Free Assembly top.

Image source: Walmart.

The new fashion destination

Denise Incandela, SVP Women’s Group, Elevated and Online Brands, wrote about Walmart’s goal to become a

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