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By Candice Norwood, The 19th
The move propels Amazon into a new business and could shake up the pharmacy industry. Big chains like CVS and Walgreens rely on their pharmacies to bring them a steady flow of shoppers who stop by frequently to pick up…
By Joseph Pisani, Tom Murphy, Associated Press
During the pandemic, Americans have become even more reliant on online shopping -- a realm Amazon continues to dominate. But the company’s vast inventory, fast shipping and low prices come with a dangerous tradeoff: an increased risk to workers rushing…
By Will Evans, Reveal
he coronavirus crisis is upending service businesses, and the crisis may permanently change the way Americans work, shop and socialize, even after the disease fades away.
By Paul Wiseman, Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
Walmart appears to be competing with Amazon, which recently upgraded its own shipping options.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
By Associated Press
It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online.
On this Tax Day, while many Americans rush to file their income tax returns, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case on state sales taxes and online shopping. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal joins Judy Woodruff to…
By PBS NewsHour
The growth of e-commerce continues to wreak havoc on traditional retail and its workforce, with 5,300 store closings announced in the first half of 2017 and 64,000 job cuts expected. What will become of the 16 million Americans who work…
By Diane Lincoln Estes
We want to hear from retail workers who have been affected by a "retail apocalypse."…
By Anna Sillers
Although online prices are "stickier" than economists might guess, the proliferation of dynamic pricing means online prices might soon start swinging more often.
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