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Best Buy and Target offering free shipping for the holidays

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Retailers Best Buy and Target are offering free shipping during the holidays for online orders. Best Buy and Target have both announced that online purchases will ship for free from Black Friday through New Year’s Day in an effort to bolster their ecommerce platforms. Offering free shipping ahead of the holiday season could help boost spending across Best Buy’s existing shopper ...

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Target “Solution” Adds Uncertainty to Bathroom Etiquette

There’s an interesting controversy contrast between two of America’s leading retailers. Walmart controversies typically occur out in the parking lot and are signaled by raised voices or the occasional gunshot. Walmart executive involvement is normally limited to calling 9–1–1. Target controversies take place inside and are kicked off when an ever–vigilant socialist media commissar spots a political correctness violation. Target ...

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House GOP Doesn’t Listen Any Better than Walmart

Occasionally the wrong person takes a column to heart. Earlier this month I wrote that Walmart doesn’t help its PR efforts when the company acts in a manner that only serves to reinforce its reputation as the Simon Legree of retail. (Details here.) In this instance an Ohio store had a display in the employee break room asking for donations ...

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Sears and Kmart stores to close due to declining sales

Sears Holdings Corporation reported that it would close up to 120 of its Sears and Kmart stores as it goes through a transformation. Both Kmart and Sears stores have seen serious drops in the quarter over quarter numbers and year over year financials: QTD YTD Kmart -4.4% -1.8% Sears Domestic -6.0% -3.3% Total -5.2% -2.6% The declines have been blamed ...

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