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PayPal rolls out Venmo payments to its US retailers

Venmo, which has been part of PayPal since 2013, is one of the most popular mobile applications to make person-to-person payments in the United States. It processed $8 billion (£6 billion) in payments in the second quarter of this year. Venmo users will be able to use their app balance …

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US stocks mixed as retailers slump and tech companies rise

U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Women’s clothing retailer J. Jill is tumbling after it slashed its forecast for the third quarter. AT&T is falling after it said it expects to lose DirecTV subscribers, while cable company …

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Target joins other retailers in offering voice shopping

Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk. The move is happening as Google says shopping will be available later this year through Google Assistant on iPhone and Android phones, …

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Modesto area retailers ready for holiday hiring push

It’s beginning to look a lot like holiday hiring season. Almost everywhere, or at least a lot of places, you go you’ll find retailers posting openings and holding job fairs looking to ramp up for the heavy shopping season. Some major department stores will begin hosting in-store hiring events as …

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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Irma

Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of water through a Nestle water delivery company. She …

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