COVID-19’s effect on e-commerce: How it has reshaped online shopping

The coronavirus pandemic gave e-commerce an extra boost of $183 billion, as shoppers turned to online shopping to meet daily needs, according to a new report from Adobe.

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The year anniversary of the start of the pandemic presents several snapshots of the tremendous changes to lifestyles globally. A new Adobe report, which used more than 1 trillion visits to US sites and 100 million SKUs in 18 product categories for data, revealed that while working from home, online shopping for daily needs surged and e-commerce got a $183 billion boost, for a total of $844

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Save big on mobile devices and accessories with the Best Buy Canada Friends & Family Sale. Image via Best Buy.

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Best Buy Canada wants to kick your week off with a bang, and with phone deals this good you’ll probably be thinking TGI-Monday.

Now through March

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Fortnite: How to Unlock All Agent Jones Styles

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 6 is finally here. With it comes new primal elements, changes to the island, and of course, a new Battle Pass. Season 6’s Battle Pass offers an assortment of cosmetic items, most of which are made available through continuous play. Other items – like the styles associated with the new Agent Jones skin – act as quest rewards. Unlocking these styles can be a little tricky. Our guide below will help with snagging the first one and we’ll continue to update as we unlock the rest.

How to Unlock The First Agent Jones Style “Jump 15”

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Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv’s International Showcase For Sustainable Fashion Nasdaq:KRNT

Over 30 leading fashion designers present their collections from March 28th – April 1st, 2021 

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Motty Reif, Founder of Fashion Week Tel Aviv along with Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, is pleased to announce Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv 2021, viewable online via Fashion Week Tel Aviv ( from March 28 – April 1, 2021.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year’s event focuses on the collaboration between technology and fashion in order to drive sustainability practices across the entire

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Bridal fashion brands are gearing up for the return of weddings

The wedding industry is gearing up for a major revival starting in May. Not only will mass vaccinations and warmer weather mean that weddings and gatherings are more feasible, but also, many weddings that were postponed in the last year have been scheduled for summer months. Essentially, two years of nuptials are expected to be stuffed into one season.

In a survey released in February, The Knot said that 47% more weddings are expected to happen in 2021, compared to 2020. As such, bridal brands and retailers are gearing up for the surge by investing in more inventory and marketing read more

An alternative history of online shopping

The ability to shop online is one of the greatest conveniences of the 21st century. It rings particularly true in 2020, with the global pandemic sweeping the world and drastically changing the habits of millions of people. In fact, together with quarantines and self-isolation, e-commerce became more of a necessity rather than just a convenience. 

A staggering 2.1 billion people, which is 27% of the entire world’s population, will make a purchase online this year, according to Statista, and future forecasts are only showing growth for the industry.

However, most shoppers are completely oblivious to what goes on behind the

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