As Shopify continues to boom, Amazon acquires Selz, a startup that helps e-commerce businesses

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Amazon has acquired Selz, a 7-year-old startup that helps entrepreneurs sell products online. The deal signals Amazon’s continued focus on third-party sellers as it faces potential competition from Shopify.

The deal was first noted in a blog post published last month by Selz CEO and founder Martin Rushe that recently surfaced on Twitter.

“We have signed an agreement to be acquired by Amazon and are looking forward to working with them as we continue to build easy-to-use tools for entrepreneurs,” wrote Rushe. “Nothing is changing for our customers at this time, and we’ll be in touch

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How You Could Get Stuck With Foreign Transaction Fees While Shopping From Home

Brahm Buck

No one likes paying fees when they don’t have to.

A few years ago, I used my painstakingly-collected credit card rewards to take my family on a nice trip to the U.K. While there, we tried just about everything we could get our hands on, including a lot of the local snacks you can’t get in the States.

There were a number of great snacks that we simply fell in love with. (If you’ve never tried Walkers Thai Sweet Chilli crisps, well, you haven’t lived.) But since you can’t exactly pick up most of my favorite U.K. treats at the

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Presidents’ Day Sales & Deals You Can Still Shop Now

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Avocado Mattress
SHOP NOW: Save $100 off green and vegan hybrid mattresses using the code GREEN100, $200 off latex and luxury organic crib mattresses using the code FLAG200 and get two pillows free with a green or vegan mattress purchase using the code 2FREEPILLOWS.

Bear Mattress
SHOP NOW: Save 20% off site-wide using the code PD20, plus score two cloud pillows and a mattress protector free with every mattress purchase (a $250 value).

Brooklinen
SHOP NOW: Save 15% off site-wide (through 2/17).

Burrow
SHOP NOW: Save 10% off up to $1,799, $200 off $1,800+, $250

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Here’s Where to Shop the Most Luxurious Hotel Slippers Online

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When you’re staying at a hotel or resort, one of the best things is always throwing on a cozy robe and hotel slippers. Something about plush terry cloth or velour instantly makes you feel like you’re on vacation. If you’d like to recreate that luxurious feeling at home, you’re in luck, since we found where to buy the exact slippers many of our favorite luxury hotel brands use.

Frette Slippers are what you’ll

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NCFNS recipients have another option to shop for groceries online

Brahm Buck

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced participants who use Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) can purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards through Instacart.com or the Instacart mobile app, providing access to an additional authorized online EBT retailer, Food Lion.This flexibility will allow participants to buy food while promoting social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will help families with transportation and mobility barriers.Users will be able to access their benefits for online grocery delivery and pickup while shopping through Instacart on the Food Lion storefront. Once items are added to … Read the rest