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An Amazon seller is advertising toys "free from virus."

An Amazon seller is advertising its toys as ‘free from virus’ amid mounting fears over coronavirus

Companies across the globe are grappling with supply-chain interruptions and factory closings spurred by fallout from the coronavirus.
"We're on the leading edge of something really big here," Walmart's Marc Lore told analysts.

Walmart wants to restock its customers’ groceries before they realize they’re running low as it beefs up its in-home delivery service

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said that customers will come to rely on the retailer as a "membership service."
Marty the robot hangs out in Giant Food Stores.

From robotic shop assistants to AR, these 10 pieces of tech could change shopping forever

We took a look at 10 of the biggest tech developments in retail that could make shopping faster, easier, and more personalized.

Gen Zers have a spending power of over $140 billion, and it’s driving the frenzy of retailers and brands trying to win their dollars

As the spending power of Gen Z increases, so does the retail industry's determination to appeal to them.
Returns have proven to be a major headache for online retailers.

Shoppers are abandoning store dressing rooms for their own homes, and it’s sparked a wave of returns

Newmine CEO and founder Navjit Bhasin told Business Insider that most retailers didn't anticipate the burden that online returns would pose.
Traders hold placards during a demonstration demanding the closure of online shopping platforms Amazon and Flipkart, in New Delhi on January 15, 2020.

‘JEFF BEZOS GO BACK!’: Here’s why people in India are protesting Amazon as the tech giant plans to invest $1 billion in the country

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement on a visit to India, where he was met with protests by small-business owners from around the country.
Costco is known for having a generous return policy.

Costco proves why it’s Amazon-proof as stores like Target and Macy’s struggle

Costco is known for being one of the few retailers to have successfully staved off the threat of Amazon.
Seattle's iconic downtown Macy's will close after this holiday season.

I went inside Seattle’s soon-to-close, 90-year-old Macy’s store and found the building is already being taken over by Amazon

I visited Seattle's iconic Macy's store, which is set to close in February. The top six floors are now Amazon office space.
Some products for same on Amazon may have come from a dumpster.

Amazon is trying to combat sellers who find products in the trash, clean and shrink-wrap them, and sell them to oblivious shoppers

Amazon sellers have been offering items sourced from the trash, according to the new report from The Wall Street Journal.