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USA TODAY

Here are the deadlines for all your online holiday shopping orders ...
TechCrunch
While some folks still head to the stores on Black Friday and throughout December, many of us are turning to the web for Christmas shopping. Just one complication: shipping tends to bottleneck during the holidays and some gifts simply don't arrive on ...
Amazon, Walmart and 52 other retailers' deadlines for Christmas deliveryUSA TODAY

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USA TODAY

What happens when you use Amazon's Alexa for holiday shopping
USA TODAY
NEW YORK – It was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer? Alexa, the virtual assistant inside my Echo Dot from ...

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Bloomberg

Ho, Ho, No. Britain's Shopping Season Is Looking Grim
Bloomberg
The trouble is, the doors that have opened in the past few days for retailers have revealed some nasty surprises on trading and economic indicators. A profit warning from Carpetright Plc has underlined the fragility of the U.K. consumer. Although some ...

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The Denver Post

Amazon pushing holiday shopping in Denver to 11th hour of Christmas Eve
The Denver Post
This Christmas, last-minute shopping goes to a new extreme in Denver. You have Amazon to thank — or blame — for this. After most stores close on Christmas Eve and after children are nestled safe in their beds, Amazon Prime members in Denver can still ...
Best Places To Look For Last Minute ShoppingWFMY News 2
Online shopping for procrastinatorsABC27
Amazon - Press Room - Press ReleaseInvestor Relations Solutions

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Los Angeles Times

In Spending Spree, European Mall Operator Bets on Westfield
New York Times
In recent years, the news has been nothing but bad for malls. With the rise of Amazon and other online shopping options, consumers have skipped treks to the sprawling malls that dot the American landscape, preferring to click-and-shop from the comfort ...
Shopping mall giant Westfield being sold to French real estate firm in $16-billion dealLos Angeles Times
$25 Billion Says the US Shopping Mall Isn't Dead YetBloomberg
Westfield shopping centres bought in $25bn dealBBC News
Wall Street Journal -Reuters -Financial Times
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Axios

Alibaba is crushing Amazon in transforming offline shopping - Axios
Axios
Amazon has introduced high-profile experiments in offline retail in recent quarters, like the cashier-less Amazon Go, or its new brick-and-mortar book stores, but Fortune reports that Alibaba is "further along the online-to-off-line curve than its U.S ...

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Bloomberg

UPS Can't Keep Up With All That Online Shopping - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
United Parcel Service Inc. delays got worse last week as the world's biggest package delivery company struggled to cope with a surge in online shopping that rival FedEx Corp. handled in stride.

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Business Notes: Westfield Acquired by French Shopping Center Company
BethesdaMagazine.com
The French shopping center company Unibail-Rodamco agreed this week to purchase Westfield Corp., the Australian company that owns dozens of malls in the United States and Europe, including Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda and Westfield Wheaton ...

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Bloomberg

UPS Says Deliveries Are Back to Normal After Shopping Surge
Bloomberg
An employee unloads a truck load of Amazon.com Inc. packages at a UPS hub on Dec. 5. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg. United Parcel Service Inc. says it's gotten deliveries under control after a surge of online shopping caused some delays ...
As online shopping grows, package thefts are a riskMyPalmBeachPost

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Racked

If HSN and QVC Merge, Will It Save TV Shopping?
Racked
As Hurricane Irma prepared to rip through the Florida Keys in September, the Home Shopping Network dispatched 100 employees from St. Petersburg to Nashville so broadcasting could continue uninterrupted. Under the blistering lights of a Music City ...


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