A large number of holiday shoppers still prefer on-location shopping. BAL HARBOUR SHOPS The holiday season is enormous, particularly for shoppers in the United States, and it often accounts for as much as 30% of annual sales for some retailers. And although 55% of shopping will take place online, a great number of people still enjoy Read More →

Sophie Townley Madeleine Sophie Townley, better known by her penname Sophie Kinsella, has returned this season with Christmas Shopaholic, the tenth novel of her hugely successful Shopaholic series. It explores the themes of ethical consumerism and responsible shopping. Sophie shares with Sucheta Dasgupta how the activity of shopping has changed in the West over the Read More →

In the US, nearly 83 per cent of the outlets are convenience stores that dispense about 80 per cent of the total fuel sold. The traditional oil companies own about 13 per cent of the retail outlets selling only 6.2 per cent of the fuel.(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons The convenience of buying petrol and diesel Read More →

There’s been a huge amount of publicity generated by Amazon Prime Day (publicity that, in all honesty, The Verge has contributed to, covering both Prime Day Deals and Prime Day boycotts). However, there are obviously other places to buy from out there in the wilds of the web. We took a quick poll of The Verge’s staff, and came up with Read More →

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