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Office Depot Rebuffs Takeover Offer From Staples [Video]

Office Depots parent, ODP, has concluded that a sale of its retail and consumer-facing e-commerce operations to Staples or a joint venture is preferable to a full takeover, according to a letter reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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Pandemic Chips at Beauty Retails Bricks-and-Mortar Stronghold [Video]

Makeup sellers like Sephora and Ulta must walk a fine line between stores and e-commerce as the pandemic continues to influence consumer behavior.

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Instacart Looked Like a Savior. Now Stores Arent So Sure. [Video]

While many grocers have relied on the delivery services technology as the pandemic drove consumers online, some chains are concerned about Instacarts fees and other aspects of the partnership.

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E-Commerce Strength Boosted November Retail Sales [Video]

U.S. retail spending edged higher last month despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as a surge in online shopping boosted sales, according to data from Mastercard.

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UPS Slaps Shipping Limits on Gap, Nike to Manage E-Commerce Surge [Video]

The delivery giant recently imposed volume restrictions on Gap, Nike and some other large retailers, as the pandemic-driven surge in online shopping puts pressure on its capacity.

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Wayfair Finally Starts to Feel Comfortable [Video]

The online furniture seller has booked its second consecutive quarterly profit after straight quarterly losses ever since its 2014 market debut.