Save money, avoid scammers this back-to-school season

Brahm Buck

Students and parents are gearing up for back-to-school season as the summer break comes to a close. With the emphasis on in-person instruction resuming, shopping for back-to-school supplies is expected to be vastly different this year than it was during the 2020-21 school year. 

According to the National Retail Federation, almost half (49%) of parents with school-aged children said their kids are most excited about shopping for back-to-school clothing this year. Additionally, 61% of consumers plan to purchase their back-to-school supplies around major sale events. With the majority of consumers turning to online marketplaces for their shopping needs this year,

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Albertsons’ eCommerce Asset Is Physical Stores

Brahm Buck

As grocery businesses reckon with the tricky relationship between brick-and-mortar and digital channels, Albertsons Companies, parent of 21 grocery brands including its self-titled chain, Safeway, Jewel-Osco and Vons, is centering the physical store. The company announced on Thursday (July 29) that eCommerce sales remained roughly flat in its first quarter of 2021, though transactions increased, with basket sizes falling from early pandemic stockpiling highs.

“Our greatest asset is the store,” the company’s CEO Vivek Sankaran told analysts on a call. “Full stop. We are like ducks paddling pretty hard every day … to run great stores … When you

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How to Fix Auto Shop Not Working in GTA Online

Brahm Buck

Auto shops in GTA Online are new types of businesses in the Los Santos Tuners update that allow players to make money by repairing and modifying vehicles. Unfortunately, auto shops can frequently have three major glitches: can’t modify vehicles, mechanic not working, and client delivery doesn’t complete.

This guide will provide you with the possible solutions on how to fix auto shop not working issues in GTA Online. The methods listed below are very simple and have been tested by many GTA Online players.

GTA Online: How to Fix Auto Shop Not Working

GTA Online Auto Shop Fix: Can’t

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Local shops deciding if masks are back in business

Brahm Buck

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — It’s been a while since we’ve been asked to wear masks or douse our hands with sanitizer in local shops but with the delta variant on the rise, shop owners are not hesitating to take these precautions again.

“We’re still doing the handwashing, using the sanitizers, disinfecting… just to keep up to par with reducing that risk,” says Amy Gonzalez, staff member at RoyBoy Tiki Hut.

RoyBoy Tiki Hut is just one of many locally-owned shops in Corpus Christi with a sign on the door asking customers to mask up.

Right around the block at 20/20

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Online Prices Up 2.3% Over Last Year, Adobe Reports

Brahm Buck

It used to be a truism you could depend on: Online prices did the same thing every year – decrease.

Not anymore.

Adobe

ADBE
has released it first report showing that the disruptions caused by the pandemic have reversed a long trend of declining ecommerce prices and replaced it with what most likely will be ongoing price increases.

Online prices in June were up 2.3 %, year over year, according

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