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Online Retailers Offer Try-Before-You-Buy Approach

Amazon is set to launch a service that lets customers order clothes, try them on at home and pay only for what they keep. It sounds novel, but Amazon is actually late to the party. Several online startups have offered try-before-you-buy options for items including jewelry, clothing, glasses and more. It makes shoppers less nervous about buying online, the companies say, and also gives people a chance to touch and try on a necklace or shirt before splurging. The retailers also...

Starbucks closed its online store — and customers are freaking out

StarbucksStarbucks' online store has shuttered for good. The coffee giant confirmed plans to close its online store to Business Insider in August. Since then, Starbucks has been holding a clearance sale online, selling items at up to 50% off. Starbucks' online store sold items such as glasses, mugs, coffee brewers, and espresso makers, in addition to coffee, tea, and beverage syrups.While people will still be able to buy items formerly sold online at third-party...

You don’t just try on the glasses in this shop, you try them out

IN LINE with its mission of offering high-quality and high-performance gear and accessories for various outdoor activities, Rudy Project recently launched in the country its first-ever experiential store.Located at the second floor of the Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, the 184-square meter outlet boasts of interactive facilities designed to highlight some of what Rudy Project is all about as a brand.The experiential store, which is easily recognizable thanks to its...