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East Coast Ports Get More Shipping Volumes as Trade Routes Change [Video]

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The trade rift with China and a boost in e-commerce are changing the way cargo comes into the U.S., with a greater share of goods flowing into East Coast seaports rather than the traditional gateways on the West Coast.

The arrival of the 15,000-container ship CMA CGM Brazil in New York last weekend, the biggest container vessel ever to call on the East Coast, signals a growing change to meet the needs of e-commerce giants like Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc. that are taking more space on ships and looking for faster and cheaper cargo movements.

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Amazon Warns of Big PS5 Pre-Order Issue [Video]

Amazon has issued a warning to PlayStation fans who have pre-ordered the PS5. Wednesday night, Amazon began taking pre-orders for the PS5 alongside Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, GAME, Target, and other retailers. As you would expect, within minutes Amazon's stock was depleted. And this has happened [...]

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In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Joe Keenan and Kristina Stidham discuss an article recently published by Total Retail titled, 6 Things Retailers Need to Know About How COVID-19 Has Impacted Consumers Online Shopping Behavior.