Netflix moves into e-commerce with launch of online store

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Netflix on Thursday announced the launch of its foray into e-commerce with Netflix.shop, an online store that will sell exclusive limited edition products inspired by Netflix shows and made in partnership with up-and-coming artists.

The shop will carry clothing, toys and games. For June, the new online store will be dropping apparel and action figures based on the anime series “Yasuke” and “Eden.” Items made in collaboration with the Musée du Louvre and inspired by the Netflix original series “Lupin” will also be dropping this month.

“We love it when great stories transcend screens and become part of people’s lives.

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Netflix Launches Online Shop For Show Merch

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Netflix fans can now buy merchandise based on their favorite shows from the streaming platform, according to a company blog post published Thursday (June 10).

Netflix.shop, initially launching in only the U.S., will offer exclusive, limited edition apparel, toys, games and other lifestyle products that relate to Netflix shows. The platform will also offer “immersive events,” the post stated.

“We’re thrilled to give fans a new way to connect with their favorite stories and to introduce them to the next wave of artists and designers who

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Hesperia’s Hi-Desert Bikes to close in August, sending owner into retirement earlier than expected

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Hi-Desert Bikes — a business fixture in Hesperia for over 30 years — will be closing its doors in August, and for George Puleikis, the shop’s owner, retirement has come earlier than expected.

Puleikis and his family have run the store since the year after they settled in Hesperia in 1990.

Puleikis said the strain on inventory caused by the COVID-19 pandemic — combined with the rise of easy online shopping over the last several years — were the major deciding factors in his decision to shutter Hi-Desert Bikes’ doors.

“There’s no product, the manufacturers are just out of everything

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Columbia Heights may ban indoor tobacco sampling; Hookah Kingdom says that may put it out of business | Government

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The Columbia Heights City Council is pushing to ban indoor smoking or sampling of tobacco products, a move that one local business says may force it to close.

The City Council had a first reading of the proposed change to city code May 24 and will conduct a second reading at its meeting Monday, June 14, at 7 p.m., when it could give the ordinance final approval.

Columbia Heights Community Development Director Aaron Chirpich said at the May 24 meeting that the Police Department conducted compliance checks on licensed tobacco sales establishments in late 2020. On Nov. 6, 2020, two

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