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Rise of Amazon

Rise of Amazon

Isabella Antoon and Meredith Prud’homme

February 10, 2018

Amazon became the leading resource for online shoppers by reinventing itself from an obscure online bookstore to a household name with an annual revenue of over $61 billion. While the concept of buying and selling products online existed in the early 1990s, it was the tech and retail entrepreneur Je...

The state of shopping

The state of shopping

Allie Beekman and Kate Dickenson

February 10, 2018

Over the past few decades, consumer culture in America continues to change greatly, especially among teenagers. Teens are now more likely to prefer shopping online and spend more money than ever. A study conducted by Pew Research Center in December 2016 found approximately eight in every 10 American...

The Mall-pocalypse

The Mall-pocalypse

Kaitlyn Delaney and Hannah Arbeitel

February 10, 2018

Malls and retail stores have been slowly declining as a result of the increasing popularity of online shopping. Because of digital age advancement, physical storefronts have to compete with various online platforms. From 2010 to 2013, visits to malls in America declined by 50 percent, according ...

What are your plans for Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

December 4, 2016

CHS students share their plans for the holidays over Thanksgiving break.

Black Friday brings both excitement and apprehension

Black Friday brings both excitement and apprehension

Kate Ridoux and Daniel Mopsick

November 26, 2014

On the last Friday in November, Americans worldwide trade in their cranberry sauce for credit-cards as they take advantage of post Thanksgiving door-busters on the biggest discount day of the year, Black Friday. Black Friday is known as the informal kick off of the holiday shopping season. Store stales...

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