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Amazon is still obliterating its biggest competition — and it’s not even close

Despite its competitors' best efforts, the data shows that Amazon is still the online king.

There’s a good chance you got an Apple under the tree this holiday season

Apple's iPhones and iPads together accounted for 44% of all new devices activated in the week leading up to Christmas. But Samsung devices also proved popular.

Shopping changed a lot in 2017 — and smartphones are to blame

Online shopping is on the rise, and it's getting a big mobile boost.

Amazon’s ‘golden jewel’ had an incredible holiday

Prime members spent more this holiday season when compared to last — way more.

16 cocktails you’ve probably never heard of but should start drinking immediately

Sure, you can go for the eggnog again, but how about a new and exciting cocktail like the Winter White Lady?
Returns are a serious concern for retailers.

Shoppers are about to return $90 billion in unwanted gifts that likely can’t be resold and will end up in the trash

The complicated process of holiday returns is about to start, and retailers are paying the price.

Last-minute shoppers flocked to Amazon this year — and it proves a major strength for its business

With plenty of last-minute shipping options, Amazon provided numerous last-minute conveniences for shoppers.

Amazon just revealed its top-selling item for the holiday season

The smallest member of the Echo family shone brightest this holiday.

The holidays were ‘a big win’ for struggling retailers as sales soared

Retail sales were up nearly 5% this holiday, buoyed by strong online performance.
An artist's impression from The Illustrated London News of 9 January 1915 of what the Christmas truce looked like. It is titled "British and German Soldiers Arm-in-Arm Exchanging Headgear: A Christmas Truce between Opposing Trenches"

The incredible true story of when WWI stopped for enemy armies to celebrate Christmas together

This year remember the story of two opposing sides who bitterly hated each other, but put aside their differences for one day to celebrate Christmas during WWI