shopping

Amazon Prime Day: Here’s what to expect at this year’s delayed shopping bonanza

Amazon started Prime Day in 2015 as a strategy to enroll more members in its shopping club — and ramp up sales in July. But with the event delayed until October 13 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the online retailer will test whether shoppers are willing to open their wallets even as the economy remains weak.

Despite that shakiness, there are signs that Americans are ready to spend: About two-thirds of consumers indicate they plan to shop on Amazon Prime Day, more than either Black Friday or Cyber Monday, according to coupon site RetailMeNot. 

That explains why some experts predict that Amazon Prime Day — not Black Friday — will serve as the early kickoff for the 2020 holiday shopping season this year, generating as much as $10 billion in total sales during the October event, according to some retail analyst predictions. 

Some consumers may prefer locking in deals early

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clothing

LuLaRoe clothing firm strikes $110K deal with AG’s office to end dispute over delayed refunds

Women’s clothing firm LuLaRoe and the state attorney general’s office have struck a $110,000 deal to end a dispute over refunds to the company’s sales consultants.

At issue were claims that the California-based company was taking an unacceptably long time to give its consultants promised refunds for unsold goods.

LuLaRoe denies any trade law violations, according to the assurance of voluntary compliance petition the firm and the AG’s office jointly filed in Dauphin County Court.

In that petition, investigators claim they received complaints of overdue refunds from 52 LuLaRoe consultants in Pennsylvania. The firm has more than 6,700 consultants in the state.

The petition states that new consultants must buy at least $5,590 worth of clothing to begin selling for LuLaRoe and are required to sell at least 33 items a month to remain on the active consulting roster.

The AG’s office claims LuLaRoe pledged to give consultants full or

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model

As ‘The Batman’ Gets Delayed, The Future Of The Theatrical Model Is In Jeopardy

As the theatrical model continues to crumble amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Warner Bros. announced an overhaul for their release calendar in 2021. Multiple tentpole films on their slate were pushed last night, chief among them being Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

The Batman, WB’s reboot of the Batman franchise starring Robert Pattinson, will release on March 4, 2022. The film’s original release date, October 1, 2021, is now occupied by Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. Dune, one of the few films that held on to its 2020 release date, was pushed to 2021, a story that the majority of 2020’s theatrical releases faced. As The Batman moves to the next year, WB rearranged its entire DC Comics release slate.

The Flash, starring Ezra Miller, Michael Keaton, and Ben Affleck will be moving down several months from June 3, 2022, to November 4, 2022.

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wedding

Delayed Wedding Receptions

So your little woman is getting married – congratulations! 2. Thank the guests for coming and need everyone a good time at the reception. Once more, if the bride’s parents are nonetheless together, it could be a joint reward, but if they’re divorced, the bride’s dad would give a gift on his own (or together with his new spouse if he has remarried).

Trending for weddings is an idea that has been lingering around for a couple of years, however coming full circle soon and that is Victorian-themed weddings. Yes, I’ve positively seen an enormous development towards rustic and vintage weddings this yr which I really like, as a result of I feel there must be extra of an appreciation of our previous.

A nicely-attended and beautiful celebration would be a reference level for friends and family, nevertheless, a poorly planned one would appeal to unfavorable feedback and unhappy friends. … Read More

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