Amazon Tries to Extend One-Touch Ordering Into Home Appliances
April 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Amazon has built a booming business of making it easy to buy things online. It has a patented one-click ordering mechanism. It offers subscription-style services. And last week, Amazon unveiled a pilot program that allows customers to order items with the push of a single physical button.

Separate Laundry Rooms Top Millennials' Wish Lists
April 8, 2015 at 3:28 pm

What feature do you want most in a new home? A separate laundry room tops the list for Millennials—adults 34 or younger—according to the American Housing Survey. Fifty-five percent of survey respondents said they would pass on a house without one. It’s not that Millennials want it all. The survey found they want smaller homes,…

Best Buy to Eliminate Future Shop, Close 66 Stores
March 30, 2015

Best Buy isn't pulling out of Canada completely, like its fellow Minneapolis-based competitor Target recently did. But Best Buy has announced that it will close 66 of its "Future Shop" locations in Canada, and will convert the remaining locations to Best Buy stores.