Meijer reveals pillows, rotisserie chickens and sushi are top trends

Grand Rapids-based Meijer is revealing how shopping habits and lifestyles have changed among shoppers more than a year into the pandemic.

Demand for home delivery and pickup services, grab-and-go meals, and the use of self-scanners were among the top trends from the height of shutdowns to overall changes in lifestyle with more people working at home.

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Meijer said delivery and pickup services doubled in the last

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Jill Duggar reunites with pregnant sister Jessa to go vintage shopping despite rebel sibling’s feud with entire family

JILL Duggar shrugged off her ongoing bitter family feud to reunite with pregnant sister Jessa for a girls’ shopping trip.

Jill, 29, enjoyed a visit to a vintage market with her 28-year-old sibling, who is expecting her fourth child with her husband Ben Seewald.

Jill Duggar reunited with sister Jessa for a shopping trip

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Jill Duggar reunited with sister Jessa for a shopping tripCredit: Instagram/Jill Duggar Dillard
Pregnant Jessa joined Jill at a vintage market

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Pregnant Jessa joined Jill at a vintage marketCredit: Instagram/Jill Duggar Dillard

The former Counting On star has rebelled against her family’s strict rules in recent years, which has led to an ongoing spat with parents Jim Bob and Michelle

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Shopping Apps Shift In Latest Provider Ranking

Me: “Does anyone have a question about app rankings? Yes sir, you in the back.”

Reporter: “What the hell’s going on with the Provider Ranking of Shopping Apps this month?”

Me: “Security, could you be a dear and seize him?”

That (almost) never happens. We just needed your full attention because this latest update to PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Shopping Apps makes one dizzy with all the changes we’re seeing.

We sense macro moves in shopping and payments ecosystems afoot. More will be revealed.

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Pandemic stress causing spike in emotional shopping sprees

With the stress of the covid-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions, it’s no surprise that people are looking for ways to cope.

For many in Pennsylvania — and across the country — shopping has become one of those coping mechanisms.

Nearly half of Pennsylvanians admitted to “emotional spending” during the pandemic, according to a survey from Rehabs.com, a provider of rehabilitation and addiction treatment resources.

The organization defined emotional spending as when “you buy something you might not necessarily need in order to ease your emotions.”

In a poll of 3,040 Pennsylvanians, 47% admitted to emotional spending during the pandemic. That’s

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Will fitting rooms reopen on April 12?

Following another easing of the UK lockdown rules, many high street and department stores are set to reopen their doors on Monday 12th April. 

Our shopping sprees are set to look a little different in the Covid-era, however, and it’s likely you may have some questions about what shopping on the high street will look like next week. 

Every shopping question answered before you hit the high street…

Q. Will my shopping experience be different?

A. Yes. As well as mandatory face masks, stores will likely only allow a certain amount of shoppers in at one time to maintain distancing,

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