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Local governments may start restricting the in-store sale of nonessential items

Vermont is restricting the in-store sale of nonessential items, which could hurt retailers' sales while popularizing omnichannel fulfillment options.
An Amazon warehouse worker photographed in 2018.

Amazon warehouse workers are worried for their safety as supplies of hand sanitizer and wipes run low

As Amazon struggles to keep up with the deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic, its warehouse workers feel unsafe while continuing to work.

Amazon Prime deliveries are delayed for as much as a month as the company shifts to focus on coronavirus

As Amazon struggles during the coronavirus pandemic, it's facing a major change to a foundational aspect of Amazon Prime: delivery dates.

Retail and logistics experts say online shopping is permissible and encouraged during the coronavirus outbreak — and now I’m going to orde...

While in quarantine, I've been hesitant to place any type of online order for fear of putting delivery workers at risk. So I consulted some experts.
Buying a gift card can be helpful, but only in the short term.

Experts say buying gift cards will only ‘go so far’ unless the government steps in to save local businesses hurting from coronavirus-relat...

Experts said that while gift cards can provide immediate relief to small businesses, survival will require aggressive measures from the government.
Glossier is temporarily closing its stores.

Glossier is temporarily closing its stores amid the coronavirus outbreak in a watershed moment for the retail industry

"We're not alarmists, we're realists. While this may not be the right decision for every company, it's the one where we feel we can make an impact."

Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it

Although his later work at Apple influenced the way things turned out, he still offered a slew of predictions that are shockingly accurate today.

Risks of coronavirus infection from packages are ‘extremely low,’ even though the virus could live on surfaces for days, one expert says

Shipping conditions should make it difficult for the coronavirus to survive on a box, according to health experts.
Even designer masks are in high demand right now.

People are bidding more than $200 on ‘fashion masks’ on StockX as coronavirus cases grow in the US

Prices of Off-White fashion masks have skyrocketed on the resale website StockX in response to coronavirus concerns.
Purell is currently sold out on Amazon.

Purell hand sanitizer is selling out on Amazon as coronavirus fears grow — and some third-party vendors are now selling bottles for more th...

All Purell products are currently listed as "unavailable" on Amazon alongside the note "we don't know when or if this item will be back in stock."