• Car & Automotive

    GM to launch used-vehicle shopping platform CarBravo

    DETROIT — General Motors this spring will launch CarBravo, a shopping platform designed to boost used-vehicle sales through GM dealerships, the automaker said Tuesday. “CarBravo will give customers more choice and access to shop significantly expanded inventories of both the dealer and a national central stock of GM used vehicles. Importantly, the program features will also be offered on non-GM used vehicles,” Steve Carlisle, president of GM North America, said in a statement. “CarBravo is designed to provide customers the convenience to shop how they want, where they want — online, at the dealership or both.” The used-vehicle  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    How gamification will impact the future of shopping

    With brands increasingly incorporating both the look and feel of gaming environments in their shopping experiences, the IRL and URL worlds are set to become more interactive, moving forward. The idea of gamification is relatively simple: You take a feature of a game — like the mechanics, the awards system or the design — and you apply it to another field. As consumers become more interested in spending more of their time online, engagement in digital spaces is becoming more important. Forty-five percent of Gen Zers and 43% of millennials feel most like themselves when they’re online, according to the  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    Here’s 29 Affordable Fashion Pieces I Trust Shopping Online

    My job as a fashion editor doesn’t exactly aid in steering me away from spending absurd amounts of money on clothes. That said, I’ve had my (large) share of disappointments when shopping for new pieces, and they most always start with an online purchase. But let’s be honest, you simply can’t beat the convenience of shopping from your phone, so when I do venture out into the wild that is the Internet, I’m now scoping out pieces that look like the best of the best quality, without breaking the bank. For starters, the “zoom” tool is your friend, and I  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    Woman lives her 1950s fashion fantasy by shopping at thrift stores

    Her love of vintage fashion started when she saw the movie Grease (Picture: Little.bri.boop/Caters News) After swearing off fast fashion, vintage lover Bri Serjeant has been thrift shopping and making her own clothes to hone her retro style. Although her passion for 50s style fashion began when she saw Grease as a child, it was only when she started university and needed to find ways to save money that she rediscovered just how much she loved it.  Bri, 27, recalled: ‘When I began college and moved out on my own, I started searching at thrift stores to be economical. This  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    Estate Sale Shopping Secrets – Coveteur: Inside Closets, Fashion, Beauty, Health, and Travel

    Ever since my teens, I could be found on the weekends searching through yard sales for silk scarves, hand-tooled leather bags, and other long-forgotten treasures—the allure of finding one-of-a-kind things that couldn’t be easily replicated has always drawn me in. So, last summer, when a friend introduced me to estate sale shopping, I felt in my adult element rummaging through homes for everything from clothing to accessories, furniture, cookware, and more—all at hugely discounted prices. I was originally drawn to estate sale shopping because of the accessible pricing. Now, however, I am much more intrigued by the stories uncovered in  

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