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Category: E-commerce

TikTok Shop officially launches in the US

After months of testing, TikTok has finally launched its e-commerce product, TikTok Shop, in the U.S. — where it has more than 150 million users. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions:

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“Going shopping” is dead

Whether it was spritzing on perfumes in a department store or fantasizing about a more organized home in the seemingly endless aisles of Bed Bath & Beyond, shopping was once a far more pleasurable experience than it is today. It was both a social and languid activity, an opportunity to

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What happened to Glossier

If you step into a Sephora store a week from today, you’ll be greeted by a display plastered in a familiar shade of millennial pink.  Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions:

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Hollister tackles cart abandonment with new payment solution

Hollister introduced Share2Pay, a payment solution that lets customers send their shopping carts to other people via SMS text, per the Wall Street Journal. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is consumer behavior? Why is it important for businesses and brands to understand consumer behavior? What

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Why Amazon makes you click a box to redeem coupons

Saving money can take a little extra effort: clipping coupons, searching for a promotional code, signing up for an email list….But Amazon sometimes makes us check a box to save. Huh? Those orange “coupon” banners below the price on Amazon’s online store are a head-scratcher. Click here to read the

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