Tag: Shopping

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

Image composite by Lia Kantrowitz. Photo by Westend61/Getty Images/Photo of Jeff Bezos by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images In the ground-level apartment in Des Moines, Iowa, where Reid Chandler, 27, and Kelly Parker, 30, once lived as roommates, Amazon was practically a third resident. “We would have an Amazon box outside of our door almost every day,” said […]

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Google Shopping launches in India

In a bid to help the growing internet population in India shop online, Google has announced it’s bringing Google Shopping to the country from today. Google Shopping is designed to help users find the right product and the retailers that are selling it. It then compares prices to uncover the best deal, and users can […]

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I Spent 11 Hours at Toronto’s Christmas Market to See if It Could Grow My Grinchy Heart

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. I feel deeply ambivalent about Christmas. Growing up I hated the holiday for all the typical reasons that teenagers hate things. I didn’t believe in consumerism, red was never my color, and the season’s prescribed feelings of merriment only amplified the fact that my hormones had left me […]

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‘Target Teresa’ Harassed Black Shoppers and Told Them ‘You Don’t Belong Here’

Three black women say they were just shopping at a Tennessee Target last week when they were accosted in an aisle by a white woman who told them they “don’t belong here” and called them “trained liars” when they tried to explain themselves, Yahoo reports. The women were reportedly discussing the 1992 movie Boomerang when […]

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Cyber Monday Sales You Need To Jump On

All spent out from Black Friday?  Well, be prepared to take out your wallet again as the biggest sale season continues after the weekend on Cyber Monday, when your favorite brands throw out deals online.  From Macy’s to & Other Stories (a Meghan Markle favorite) to Becca Cosmetics (Chrissy Teigen collaboration!), browse through the must-have sales ahead and make […]

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Moral Holiday Shopping Is Harder Than You Think

Back in 2012, Julie Keith was pulling out decorations for a Halloween-themed birthday party in Damascus, Oregon, when a handwritten letter dropped out of the box containing a fake tomb stone kit. It read: “Sir, If you occassionally buy this product, please kindly send this letter to the World Human Right Organization. Thousands people here […]

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