Apple is temporarily closing more stores due to COVID-19

  • January 16, 2021
Apple will temporarily close more than 20 of its retail locations in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas as coronavirus cases continue to climb in those states. In an update on its website first spotted by Bloomberg, the company indicates five Apple St…

CD Projekt Red announces sweeping ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ refund plan

  • December 18, 2020
The fallout from Cyberpunk 2077’s buggy release continues. Developer CD Projekt Red says its intention is to offer a refund to everyone who purchased a physical copy of the game or a digital one at retail, even if it means paying for the expense out…

Walgreens offers same-day pickup for online orders

  • November 20, 2020
Walgreens is the latest major chain to add same-day pickup options for online orders. The company says it can have your items ready for collection from a store, curbside or drive-through in as little as 30 minutes. While it’s far from the first retai…

Best Buy won’t sell next-gen consoles in-store this year

  • November 5, 2020
Following Sony’s announcement earlier today that the PlayStation 5 will only be available to buy online on launch day, Best Buy and Walmart say they likewise plan to restrict in-store sales of next-gen consoles. At Walmart, the only way you’ll be abl…

Amazon Prime Day will reportedly start on October 13th

  • September 22, 2020
After it was delayed earlier in the year, Prime Day 2020 will kick off partway through next month, according to The Verge. The website says it obtained an internal Amazon email that states the two-day shopping event will start on October 13th. The co…

Amazon Fresh grocery store in Los Angeles opens to the public

  • September 17, 2020
After a short period where you could only visit the store if you had an invite, Amazon’s first Fresh grocery location is now open to the public. Starting today, anyone who wants to visit the Woodland Hills, Los Angeles store can do so from 7AM to 10P…

Amazon may turn dying JC Penney and Sears stores into warehouses

  • August 9, 2020
The department stores that anchor shopping malls have struggled to survive in the face of online shopping, but those spaces might find a new lease on life through their greatest foe. Wall Street Journal sources claim Amazon is in talks with mall owne…