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Ecommerce Briefs: FedEx, Amazon Spark, Jet.com, Toys “R” Us

In “Ecommerce Briefs,” I address news and developments that impact online merchants. In this installment, I’ll report on FedEx severing its air-services relationship with Amazon and rolling out seven-day delivery, Amazon shuttering its social media platform Spark, Walmart folding Jet.com into its own website, and Toys “R” Us making a comeback. FedEx Changes Strategy FedEx …

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Struggling Toy store “Santa’s Toys” Makes Marcus Lemonis’ Nice List

jill111 / Pixabay Santa Claus, Indiana is a special town that embraces the magic of Christmas all year round. One of their local retail attractions, Santa’s Toys, reached out to Marcus Lemonis for his assistance in growing their business. Their goal is to be able to create a refuge where kids can come and feel …

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Customers Rapidly Deserting Malls for Ecommerce, Says Former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO

Nordstrom is the class act of the department store segment and doing everything right says Former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO, Gerald Storch. Unfortunately, that is not enough according to Storch because customers are deserting malls for ecommerce. He predicts that only top-tier malls will survive and even those will have to adapt to attract millennials. …

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10 STEM-approved Toys to Make the Holidays a Learning Experience

10 STEM-approved Toys to Make the Holidays a Learning Experience Whether you do your shopping at the local mall or through online toy stores like Jizels, you’re looking for Christmas presents that both entertain your children and awaken their love of learning. The earlier you can introduce science, technology, engineering, and math concepts to your …

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This 7-Year-Old Kid Raked in $22 Million Reviewing Toys on YouTube

A 7-year-old is proving that you’re never too young to become an entrepreneur. Ryan, the star of Ryan ToysReview, is reported to be the highest-paid person on YouTube. According to a Forbes report, the tyke has made $22 million from June 2017 to June 2018. The premise behind Ryan’s YouTube videos is very simple. He’s …

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