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E-commerce angst

CHICAGO — While online shopping is almost universal in the U.S., more than half (53%) of Americans are concerned about the safety of products bought online, according to new research from Mintel. The study revealed that young consumers are exercising the greatest caution when shopping online, with almost two-thirds (63%) of 18- to 24-year-olds expressing

Target speeds online shopping for holiday edge

Target speeds online shopping for holiday edge

MINNEAPOLIS — Target says its ability to use its store network to get online orders faster, together with the compelling new brands it has on offer, should translate into a strong sales in the upcoming holiday season. The retailer pointed out in a blog post Monday that it offers online shoppers a number of ways

Poll: Shoppers prefer stores to online for beauty

Poll: Shoppers prefer stores to online for beauty

NEW YORK — Despite U.S. consumers’ ever-tightening embrace of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores still trump digital channels when it comes to grooming and cosmetics purchases, according to The Harris Poll. About nine in 10 consumers shop in person for hair styling products (91%), shampoos and conditioners (91%), cosmetics (90%), non-sunscreen products with SPF protection (89%),