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Fabric retailer Joann.com launches curbside pickup as ecommerce booms

Joann.com’s chief information officer Varadheesh Chennakrishnan chats with Digital Commerce 360 about the two ways retailers can go about launching curbside pickup and why it is doing both. During the height of the pandemic, 60% of Joann.com’s orders were picked up in store or via curbside.

Juul CEO hitting the reset button on vaping’s battered image

Widely blamed for a teen vaping epidemic, Juul, which says it has never marketed to minors, is taking a more conciliatory approach in some of its public-facing actions. It has stopped advertising products in the U.S. and halted sales of sweet nicotine flavors that public-health advocates say can attract younger users.

Online specialty report

A report on the online specialty industry shows a high total online growth but low total retail growth for the 2018 calendar year.