Amazon’s quarterly profit jumps to $7.8 billion.

Brahm Buck

Amazon on Thursday followed a trend among the country’s biggest tech firms. The company said it made more money in the latest quarter compared with last year — a lot more money.

The company said sales in the three months ending in June hit $113.1 billion, up 27 percent from a year earlier, when lockdowns were at their most extreme. It made $7.8 billion in profit, up 48 percent from $5.2 billion a year ago.

The results were a sign that even as businesses have reopened after the height of the pandemic, many people continue to do their shopping online,

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LA entrepreneur Tezza on her favorite products to shop

Brahm Buck

Inspired by fashion-forward styles and premier-quality photography, Los Angeles-based influencer Tezza is making strides with her blazers, high-waisted pants, and offbeat trench coats on Instagram. Plus, her 1.3 million followers not only want to steal her look — but are also in the loop with her self-named photo app.

“I started in the fashion design and photography industries because that was what I studied at Parsons and FIT in NYC,” Tezza, 30, told The Post. “I figured out I had a unique way of storytelling at the time content creation became popular and interesting, so I capitalized on that

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Online shopping permanently boosted by pandemic, Shopify claims

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Shopify updates

Shopify has predicted that online retail would continue to show strong growth through the rest of this year, even as physical stores reopen in the US and Europe, after the Canadian tech company reported its first $1bn quarter.

Revenues of $1.1bn for the second quarter were ahead of Wall Street’s forecasts but increased at a slower pace than the 110 per cent growth Shopify reported in the first quarter.

Amy Shapero, Shopify’s finance chief, told analysts that even after the pandemic-fuelled growth experienced

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The 21 Best Deals To Shop Right Now

Brahm Buck

Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year is finally here. Now through midnight PDT on August 8, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially open to all shoppers, meaning you can take advantage of over 5,000 deals on everything from fall fashion to must-have skincare products. And the markdowns are Black Friday-level good. You can get one of Barefoot Dreams’ celebrity-loved blankets for under $100, a Tory Burch tote bag for almost half off and NuFace’s facial toning device at its lowest price yet. But that’s just the beginning.

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Pinterest now lets influencers make money off shoppable pins

Brahm Buck

Pinterest is going after the influencer market. The platform announced its first set of tools today to let content creators earn money by promoting items from around the site.

The platform is adding support for affiliate links, letting creators get a cut of purchases they drive. It’s also adding product tagging to its story-like Idea Pins to drive sales from more places, and it’s adding a new “paid partnerships” label to support sponsorships within Idea Pins. The updates come a few months after the platform launched a $500,000 fund for BIPOC creators and sharpens the company’s focus on shopping as

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