Uber rolls out shopping app to let riders shop during their trips

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Uber has rolled out a new shopping app to let riders shop during their trips. This is an extension of Uber's partnership with on-the-go convenience store 'Cargo.' Cargo's snack consoles are already installed in about 30,000 Uber cars. Customers will now be able to shop during their rides for curated items like 'away' luggage, Glossier makeup, and Apple AirPods.

American Eagle is rolling out a 'buy now, pay later' option. The company will let customers pay for their purchases in installments, and hopes to launch the program as soon as possible. Other fashion retailers like Urban Outfitters and Abercrombie offer similar services, and H&M plans to roll one out in the fall. The 'buy now, pay later' options appeal to younger shoppers with less income, and encourage customers to spend more money.

ESPN is launching a daily morning podcast. It is expected to be available in October, and will be a mix of sports news, trends, and features. this comes as ESPN tries to reach a younger audience. The average podcast listener is between the ages of 18 and 34.

 

 

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