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Quartz

This web form is preventing online shopping from taking off in many African markets
Quartz
I have attended several tech events where they invite so-called gurus and experts to explain the digital landscape in Africa, but I have never been satisfied with any of their answers as to why e-commerce has not caught on. It turns out the reason why ...



The Verge

Amazon's new '$10 and Under with free shipping' section takes on budget shopping app Wish
The Verge
Amazon has added a new $10 and Under section to its app and website, featuring, as one could infer, items that are priced $10 or cheaper. All items have free shipping, regardless of whether a user has Prime membership. The feature, first spotted by ...

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mindbodygreen.com

How A Shopping Ban Majorly Boosted My Self-Love
mindbodygreen.com
That's where the idea for my yearlong shopping ban came from. I was done wasting my money. I had enough stuff, but I never felt like I had enough money. Instead, I was living paycheck to paycheck, I wasn't happy, and I knew there had to be another way ...



Los Angeles Times

Come for the food, stay to buy clothes? To attract shoppers, retailers add restaurants to their stores
Los Angeles Times
Werts' restaurant-retail hybrid is perhaps the ultimate example of the eating-shopping mash-up working its way across the merchandising landscape. As retailers try to capitalize on the millennial generation's interest in doing things with friends ...



WRAL.com

Man charged with stabbing at east Raleigh shopping center
WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh police charged Khawan Dixon, 20, with assault and robbery in an attack last week on a woman outside an east Raleigh Food Lion. Alma Delia Contreras Martinez, 36, of Raleigh, told witnesses that she did not know the man who ...

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Business Insider

The US is way behind the UK when it comes to grocery shopping
Business Insider
Tesco A box of own-label cereal sold for under $1 in Tesco in the UK. Business Insider. Grocery shopping in the US is more expensive than in the UK. One of the reasons for this is the relative lack of private-label goods in the US. These products have ...

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Curbed LA

Huge housing, retail complex planned for Culver City shopping center is met with opposition
Curbed LA
The project, planned for 6221 Bristol Parkway, would rise just south of the Westfield Culver City shopping mall—itself redeveloped in 2009. The mixed-use complex would replace a cluster of box stores with 725 apartments, 50 live-work units, and 21,000 ...



New York Times

Shopping for Decorative Bowls
New York Times
When your decorating is mostly finished, and the major pieces of furniture are in place, details like decorative bowls often help pull it all together. “They're something we use all the time to add a finishing layer,” said Catherine Kwong, a San ...



TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Rosedale's new Maya Cuisine is a great place for a shopping break
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
But sometimes, a girl's gotta shop. And if you have a restaurant with good drinks and food, I'm much more likely to come to your mall. Rosedale has had a few decent options over the years, but I can't remember any as lovely and worthy of a pit stop as ...



The Mercury News

Historic Frontier Village train ride T-bones van at shopping mall
The Mercury News
But after the mini locomotive T-boned a minivan and jumped the tracks in the parking lot last week, damaging the front end and frying the electrical system, the future of the 1960s-era train was thrown into doubt. “It's the original train from Frontier ...


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