Category: Shopping Goods

These 30 Companies Struck Gold During Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have had devastating financial effects on numerous businesses and sectors. According to data collected by Yelp, roughly 180,000 businesses were closed by April and nearly 100,000 reported in August that they will never reopen. Restaurants, bars and nightlife venues have been hit the hardest, and retail and beauty businesses have also suffered major economic losses, with many permanently closing their doors.

And it’s not just small businesses that are suffering. A number of major companies have filed for bankruptcy since the beginning of the pandemic, including J. Crew, Gold’s Gym, Neiman Marcus, JCPenney, Pier

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Here’s What to Know About the Shopping Holiday

RetailMeNot is officially kicking off the 2020 holiday shopping season with the second iteration of its Cash Back Day.

The savings and coupon provider is bringing back its annual Cash Back Day initiative on Nov. 5 in an expanded format, this time running for two days and teaming with more brands and retailers to offer up to 20 percent cash back for holiday gifts and purchases.

Last year’s inaugural Cash Back Day was RetailMeNot’s biggest payout day of the year, with customers receiving an average of $19 cash back per order. According to the company, it paid its customers more

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Have Fun Shopping the Coolest Fall Activewear and Loungewear on the Web (I Did)

If you plan on living in activewear and loungewear come fall, this would be the year to do it. Without special events, nights out, trips, and office days to shop for, it’s a valid use of one’s shopping budget. And since activewear and loungewear are typically cheaper than your average fancy fall gear, you’re getting more bang for your buck.

With tons of cool brands getting in on the activewear and loungewear game this year, shopping for it is more fun than ever, but also more overwhelming than ever, so I’m here to help. I spent many, many minutes scrolling

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Shopping centers stay strong in South Florida. One county has a 92.9% occupancy rate

Density is helping sustain occupancy rates in Miami-Dade County’s shopping centers, making it the healthiest market in South Florida.

Miami-Dade has a 92.9% occupancy rate among its shopping centers, according to a third-quarter report by Boca Raton-based 11th St. Capital. Palm Beach has an 88.8% occupancy rate, and Broward has an 88.6% occupancy rate. Joshua Ladle, the CEO and founder of the real estate investment and management firm, visited all 1,720 shopping centers.

“The significant dense population in Miami-Dade is one of the main drivers to its success in terms of occupancy. Where there are concentrated amounts of people, retailers

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E-scooter trial in Coventry suspended following complaints

Cllr Pete Marland, leader of Milton Keynes Council and Florence Milner, general manager UK and Ireland Lime, as Lime launches the UK's first, full-scale e-scooter service in Milton Keynes. (PA)
Cllr Pete Marland, leader of Milton Keynes Council and Florence Milner, general manager UK and Ireland Lime, as Lime launches the UK’s first, full-scale e-scooter service in Milton Keynes. (PA)

Coventry has become the first city in the UK to suspend an e-scooter trial over safety concerns.

The government decided to legalise e-scooters in June in the wake of new public transport rules that came in following the coronavirus pandemic.

A year-long trial of e-scooters was introduced just five days ago in Coventry – but a wave of safety concerns have prompted the city to think again.

The West Midlands

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