Retail arbitrage and how it affects you

Ever bought anything from an online marketplace? Walmart, eBay, Amazon? Chances are, the price you paid, one way or another, was affected by something called "retail arbitrage." Retail arbitrage is the process of someone buying an item from one place and selling it to you at a high enough margin for them to make a … Continue reading Retail arbitrage and how it affects you

That time when Sears was the everything store

Do you remember the Sears Wish Book? Sears does. That's why it reintroduced it online and in print for this year. You can read more about that here.  However, the next week, Sears announced more Sears/Kmart store closures. If your town still has a Kmart, enjoy. Tacoma's seen one after the other vanish. Amid all … Continue reading That time when Sears was the everything store