Best Buy Tests Remodeled Stores During Busy Holiday Season The Minneapolis Star-Tribute says that some of the Best Buy stores that dot the Twin Cities have begun to function a little differently — with more employees working like Santa's elves preparing items for delivery and pickup and fewer square feet dedicated to in-store shopping.
With a record number of online sales due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Richfield-based electronics retailer has redesigned a handful of stores in the metro and recalibrated a chunk of stores across the country to focus more on fulfilling online orders.
Disney Embraces Daily Fantasy Sports Betting with ESPN+ GamblingNews.com reports that Disney is changing its anti-gambling stance and embracing sports betting as a viable recreational segment in full. The company announced on Thursday this week that it will seek to create a dedicated hub for fantasy sports and sports betting products with ESPN+, ramping up the number of such content the company provides.
The company’s media branch, ESPN, has recently entered a partnership with Caesars Entertainment, a casino and sportsbook operator in the United States. Moving forward, and as a result of this partnership, ESPN’s sports coverage is now readily available at Caesars’ sports betting software and platforms, and across various media.
Beginning Dec. 14 through Christmas Eve, the fast-food behemoth will add on a variety of free menu items to every order. For the first ten days, customers will be required to make a minimum $1 purchase on the McDonald’s app in order to receive the daily free holiday-themed treat.
Educators Credit Union deposits record $4.27M into Member Loyalty accounts
Christmas arrived early this year for more than 132,000 Member Loyalty reward program participants at Educators Credit Union, as the member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative deposited more than $4.27 million into their accounts.
Participants in Educators Credit Union’s Member Loyalty rewards program build a reward in the program by having an active account each month. Once the member unlocked their account, they build their year-end rewards. In all, members could earn a total of $165 with the Member Loyalty program.
Even before COVID-19 drove the restaurant industry to double-down on apps and online ordering, loyalty programs had become an important offering for most restaurant brands. Now, with delivery and take-out […]