Tag Archives: COVID

Debit Vs. Credit Card Spending Rose During Holidays For COVID Lockdown Categories

Debit Vs. Credit Card Spending Rose During Holidays For COVID Lockdown Categories by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, January 28, 2022 Despite supply-chain slowdowns and record out-of-stock warnings during the 2021 holiday season, U.S. consumer spending on credit and debit cards from the week of Thanksgiving through the week of Christmas for 2021 rose 22%, … Continue reading Debit Vs. Credit Card Spending Rose During Holidays For COVID Lockdown Categories

Once Covid Hit, Companies Pivoted Their Marketing Strategies

Once Covid Hit, Companies Pivoted Their Marketing Strategies by Nina Lentini , Staff Writer @Nina_Lentini, November 19, 2021 In case you missed Thursday’s column, let me introduce myself, although some of you I’ve surely met and mingled with already. I will be subbing for your regular insider, Laurie Sullivan, over the next few weeks. I won’t … Continue reading Once Covid Hit, Companies Pivoted Their Marketing Strategies

Dropshipping During COVID? Survive and Thrive In the Pandemic With These 3 Tips

Terry Choi September 23, 2021 Since COVID-19 hit, more merchants than ever are dispensing with brick-and-mortar locations—but the competition is tough. How can dropshipping businesses gain a competitive edge and retain customers? According to data from IBM’s U.S. Retail Index, pandemic conditions accelerated the projected shift away from physical stores and toward online shopping by … Continue reading Dropshipping During COVID? Survive and Thrive In the Pandemic With These 3 Tips

How Livestreaming Rescued a Popular Chinese Brick-and-Mortar Company From COVID Crises (And How You Can Do the Same)

Jennifer Warren July 29, 2021 Picture this: Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sister Khole displaying a few nice-fitting JCPenney jeans on Facebook Live. Bet the jeans would have sold like hotcakes! In short, influencers hawking wares through live videos invariably invite more viewership, more engagement, more entertainment, and more SALES. Sigh! The fact: JCPenney, the … Continue reading How Livestreaming Rescued a Popular Chinese Brick-and-Mortar Company From COVID Crises (And How You Can Do the Same)

Vaccine Logistics: Technological Solutions Necessary for Fighting Covid on a Global Scale

Rocky Osborn July 2, 2021 AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Covishield — the names that instill hope. The battle against the pandemic is on, and scientific labs across the globe are developing vaccines. Mere vaccines are just one side of the coin. The other one is the actual journey to a patient. A single malfunction across the supply … Continue reading Vaccine Logistics: Technological Solutions Necessary for Fighting Covid on a Global Scale