Shopping online? Here’s what you should know about user reviews — ScienceDaily

If you’re about to buy something online and its only customer review is negative, you’d probably reconsider the purchase, right? It turns out a product’s first review can have an outsized effect on the item’s future — it can even cause the product to fail.

Shoppers, retailers and manufacturers alike feel the effects of customer reviews. Researchers at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business looked at the influence of the first review after noticing the exact same products getting positive reviews on one retailer’s website but negative reviews on others, said Sungsik Park, Ph.D., who studied the phenomenon

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How to Complete Your Shopping List Entirely Online

There’s a certain joy that comes from spending an afternoon replenishing your paper towel supply or replacing worn-out eyewear. But, before the sense of accomplishment, you have to actually complete the list, which is where many of us get bogged down. And even though online shopping already saves you time, a little more advanced planning and a virtual trip to BJ’s Wholesale Club can go a long way towards making your digital errands a breeze. We enlisted the help of bestselling-author, lifestyle expert, and mom of four Jené Luciani on how she manages to tackle her household shopping with ease

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Sule on Chelsea’s shopping list, Alaba passes Real Madrid medical

Chelsea are chasing defenders and Niklas Sule is reportedly a target, with David Alaba seemingly set for Real Madrid.

Niklas Süle throwing a ball: Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule

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Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule

Premier League outfit Chelsea have been linked with defenders, particularly since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard at the helm.

They have three at the top of their list.



Bayern Munich defender Sule is on Chelsea‘s shopping list, according to Sport Bild.

The report says Sule’s Bayern team-mate Alaba , who is out of contract at the end of the season, and RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano

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V12, A Porch Company, Launches Vistas Lifestyle and Shopping Segmentation, A Groundbreaking Consumer Targeting Solution Built on In-Market Behaviors

BOSTON, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — V12, a Porch Group, Inc. company and leading provider of purchase intent technology, insight and marketing services, announced the launch of Vistas lifestyle and shopping segmentation, a groundbreaking consumer targeting solution based on in-market behaviors. This solution marks a radical improvement over traditional self-reported consumer lifestyle segmentation.

Part of V12′s ConsumerPlus data asset and powered by V12 Signals in-market technology, Vistas is the first lifestyle segmentation tool in the market to utilize consumer shopping intent based on recently observed store shopping behavior. Leveraging advanced data science, V12 blends its Signals mobile location data

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No sex, partying or shopping for athletes at Tokyo Games

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Athletes who will stay inside the Games Village in Tokyo during the Olympics will have to abstain from parties and sex.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) published first of the four ‘playbooks’ on Wednesday, which will act as a guide for everyone travelling to Tokyo for the postponed Olympics. And among the raft of measures announced in it is a ban on physical contact.

Life inside the Athletes Village is often described as boisterous. American shooter Josh Lakatos described his astonishment to ESPN when he saw members of a 4x100m relay team from a

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Malls add robots to boost holiday shopping

A Cheetah Mobile robot works in a shopping mall.  [Photo provided to]

Shopping malls are scrambling to come up with new ideas to better entertain consumers for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, as some provinces and municipalities have called on residents to stay where they work during the period in a bid to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.

Shopping malls in Shenzhen and Beijing, for instance, have deployed robots powered by artificial intelligence to issue a variety of coupons for dining, movies, sports and other activities to attract consumers.

Jacky Han, vice-president of marketing at the Chinese tech

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