BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – A Burlington startup that aims to take a bite out of online e-commerce giants had a mighty big showing in beta testing.

Dozens and dozens of boxes are loaded one by one into electric cars next to Hula in Burlington. Each one contains products from local retailers purchased during startup Myti’s beta test last week.

“We had an amazing turnout from the beta shoppers. About 400% of what we expected to do in dollar volume,” said Bill Calfee, who owns Myti.

Myti aims to make online shopping at local retailers easy. The inventory from businesses that take part is available online on Myti’s site for customers to search and add to their carts. Customers can buy from multiple stores in the same transaction with the items delivered by Myti to their door for a few bucks.

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Editor’s note: We amended this blog to include the Be Your Own Model technology, announced Sept. 15, 2022.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year for our customers. And when it comes to online shopping, customers want a great experience that takes the guesswork out of shopping and makes it easy for them to find the perfect item. They don’t want to buy a dress and have to hope it fits. They don’t want to purchase a new toy and hope it’s what their nephew wanted. And they want to be able to shop with the surety that their groceries are EBT or SNAP eligible. Customers want to be able to shop with confidence.

That’s why over the last several months, we’ve made significant improvements to our site experience and launched new features to make shopping on Walmart.com and our app easier, more engaging and more

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However much you’ve already shopped online this year, you might find your habits accelerating in the coming months. Whether you’re ordering last-minute Halloween costumes from Amazon, cashing in on Cyber ​​Monday deals, or buying Christmas gifts, the online shopping season is bound to be busy. But even if this is a normal yearly occurrence for you, you might be making some risky mistakes. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is alerting Americans to a common error that many people make. Read on to find out what kind of card you should never use when shopping online.

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Given the many dangers lurking online, the FBI has an entire section of its website dedicated to keeping Americans safe online. “Everyday tasks—opening an email attachment, following a link in a text message, making an online purchase—can open you up

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While e-commerce was growing fast before the COVID-19 outbreak, the lockdown phase of the pandemic forced it into hyperdrive. Online sales surged 30% in 2020 compared to the year before and were up another 18% last year, putting e-commerce sales some 54% above where they stood before the global health crisis hit.

Although online sales growth has slowed in 2022 from the breakneck pace that was previously being set, sales are still above pre-pandemic levels. Census Bureau year-to-date data shows that through the end of July, “non-store” sales have grown 11% over last year to $740 billion, or almost as much as online retailers tallied in all of 2019.

Couple with credit card and mobile devices.

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Buying goods and groceries online has become the de facto way many people shop today, and it’s only going to keep growing in the future. E-commerce now makes up 14.5% of all retail sales, up from less

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3D luxury shopping on Tmall. Photo credit: Alibaba Group

Alibaba Group is multiplying the ways that luxury brands can connect with China’s affluent shoppers in the metaverse with a series of digital upgrades and events this month.

Alibaba’s luxury shopping platform, Tmall Luxury Pavilion, is hosting an augmented reality (AR) fashion show and introducing a Meta Pass, which confers priority digital access to brands’ products, from Burberry to Bogner.

In recent years, the platform has already deployed 3D shopping, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) try-ons for products, digital avatars and digital collectibles.

Also this month in Shanghai, luxury executives attended an awards ceremony and explored an exhibition on extended reality (XR) to visualize retail’s future.

While the metaverse was the talk of the town at New York Fashion Week mid-month, China’s luxury ecosystem has long been at the cutting edge of shopping. The planet’s most populous group of

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  • Amazon started a building boom in 2020 amid soaring sales as the pandemic hit
  • Now the retail giant has too much space and is slowing or canceling several projects, including at least five in Michigan
  • Related businesses are affected, including a Novi-based transport company that is closing and laying off delivery drivers

Amazon opened a $150 million regional fulfillment center southeast of Grand Rapids in March 2020, as the start of the COVID pandemic propelled staggering growth for retail delivery across the United State.

The 850,000-square-foot building in Gaines Township, about four miles from the Gerald Ford International Airport, generated enough activity to employ 1,000 people as national e-commerce sales soared 50 percent from 2019 to 2021.

That’s when Amazon — in the midst of its pandemic building boom — sought to open two additional facilities across 68th Street to sort and deliver online orders to front porches, and officials

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Veteran Costco shoppers are familiar with the limited-run vendor roadshows for high-end (but heavily discounted) items like Vitamix or Traeger grills that liven up Costco warehouses, particularly on weekends.

The “surprise treasure” nature of these offerings flesh out the private label Kirkland Signature brand of products that draw shoppers in regularly. But Costco is employing a similar strategy in an out-of-the-way online portal of its website. It’s called Costco Next, and it contains a curated selection of limited goods Costco says are supplied by “some of Costco’s most trusted suppliers.” They’re mostly in the home goods, tech, fashion and outdoors realms – a hodgepodge of retailers you might know and some you probably don’t.

To let the warehouse giant explain it, “this innovative approach helps us achieve our goal of bringing a broader selection of goods to our members while increasing the value of the Costco membership.” That’s a

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Labor Day weekend has come and gone—but some of its many savings events are sticking around a little while longer. Whether you’re looking to snag a top-of-the-line OLED TV or refresh your fall wardrobe, this weekend is a great time to score a discount. Because there are so many promotions to parse, we’ve scoured the web to round up the best sales online across home, fashion, beauty, tech and more—all happening right now.

Some of the best sales happening this weekend include West Elm’s Warehouse Salewhere you can save up to 50% on furniture and home décor, Tempur-Pedic’s extended Labor Day Eventwhich features up to $700 off adjustable mattress sets, and Samsung’s extended Labor Day offers, including up to $2,000

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LOS ANGELES, CA, September 13, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dutch company Rollz International, a developer of products designed to help individuals with mobility issues stay active and independent, announces the launch of its US company and online presence.

While Rollz’s American customers have previously been able to purchase the company’s mobility aids through US distributors, Rollz’s new American company and web store makes it easier than ever for its customers to access direct service.

Popular Rollz products in the United States include the Rollz Motion, a rollator-transport chair combination offering an innovative, stylish design. The product was praised by several leading international award organizations, including the Red Dot and iF Design Awards.

While Rollz products offer innovative features and functionality, improving its customers’ quality of life, they are also

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VII. How Can We Solve This?

E-commerce is likely here to stay, so reducing its environmental and public health impacts centers on fixing the operations of all those trucks. Doing so would also have a major climate benefit, since transportation (including the shipping of goods) is the number one source of US greenhouse gas emissions.

In March 2022, the EPA proposed a rule to reduce truck pollution beginning in 2027. But most clean-transportation advocates argue that the rule should be stronger. “It’s just an update to a previous regulation that says manufacturers need to be cleaning up trucks,” says Katherine Garcia, director of the Sierra Club’s Clean Transportation for All campaign. “The regulations haven’t been updated in 20 years.”

The EPA is expected to deliver a more stringent truck-pollution standard later in the year. In the meanwhile, reforms from state, county, and municipal leaders could help to clean up this

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