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My assortment of Brandless products.

Brandless, the online store that sells everything for $3, just got $240 million to take on Amazon. Here’s what it’s like to use.

Brandless sells everything for $3 — but that isn't always great deal. It just announced it had raised $240 million in a Series C funding round led by Softbank, with the goal of becoming a bigger player in the online-shopping realm.

Amazon is making it harder and harder to quit Prime

Amazon keeps introducing more services to Prime as it continues to add value to the membership, and Prime Day is just the latest example. CEO Jeff Bezos recently revealed that there were more than 100 million paying Prime members worldwide.
Jet.com offers a ton of deals that are organized by category.

We compared Amazon and Walmart-owned Jet.com to see which site was easier to shop, and the winner was clear for a key reason

Amazon and Walmart-owned Jet.com are online shopping sites that sell just about everything. We compared prices, shipping and returns, and user-friendliness on Amazon and Jet — see who the winner was.

This ex-Googler pawned her 24-karat gold jewels she inherited from her mother and sold some of her Google stock to launch her new startup

Chia-Lin Simmons kicked off early development for her startup by selling some of her Google stock and pawning 24K gold jewels given to her by her mother. Her company, LookyLoo, is her latest venture in her two decades worth of experience in Silicon Valley's tech sphere.
Amazon is making changes to its teams behind the scenes.

Amazon merged 2 of its most important teams, and it reflects a huge evolution for the company

Amazon has combined its retail and Marketplace teams and is working to make Marketplace look and work a lot more like its own retail operation.
Amazon's Hub machines are coming to more apartment buildings.

Amazon has a new solution for the most annoying thing about receiving online-shopping orders. Here’s how it works.

Amazon is expanding its Hub as an option for apartment dwellers who love online shopping. The Hub is intended to be a safe space for residents who don't have a doorman or package room to receive their deliveries.

This ex-Googler has big plans to kill the ‘Amazon experience’ of online shopping

Online shopping is boring and tedious, says Neha Singh, founder of Obsess. Here's how the ex-Google employee plans to usher in a new era of creativity for e-commerce

Retailers are adapting to chase millennials and Gen Z

Large retailers are trying to retool their presentation and sales methods to become more appealing to both millennial and Generation Z shoppers.

Some Amazon reviews have a huge new flaw that makes them useless

Some Amazon reviews appear to have been switched from where they were originally intended to be, causing reviews to appear on the wrong pages. The mix-up could be due to certain Amazon sellers trying to game the site's review system.

How Target gets you to keep spending money

Target is known for its addictive shopping experience, with customers coming in for one item but leaving having bought 100 more. But how does it convince you to spend so much money?