Day: November 18, 2021

As Online Shopping Increases, the Web Is Experiencing Its Own Brand of Inflation | Economy

As more people shop online, the internet is no longer the bargain it once was.

Historically, online prices went down as the holiday shopping season approached, falling 6.6% in the aggregate in October 2019 from a year earlier. But that all changed with the coronavirus, as consumers flocked online in 2020 amid national shutdowns and now rampant shortages of goods.

Last month, online prices rose 1.9% from October 2020, the 17th consecutive increase dating back to June 2020, according to the Adobe Digital Index released Thursday. In some categories, such as electronics, sporting goods and appliances, prices have fallen but nowhere near the amount they did in prior years.

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Electronics, for example, saw price declines as of Nov. 6 from a month earlier of 8.7%. But that discount was 13.2% a year earlier. Similarly, prices for sporting goods fell 2.8% compared to a drop of

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Model Christy Giles’ haunting final Instagram post reveals she celebrated birthday days before killed by ‘masked gang’

MODEL Christy Giles’ haunting final Instagram post reveals she celebrated her birthday before she was killed by a “masked gang”.

The 24-year-old’s body was found at the Southern California Hospital in Culver City, Los Angeles, on Saturday.

Model Christy Giles' body was dumped by three masked men outside an LA hospital on Saturday

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Model Christy Giles’ body was dumped by three masked men outside an LA hospital on SaturdayCredit: Instagram / christygilesx
Her mom Dusty Giles told The Sun she fears Christy was drugged and sexually attacked

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Her mom Dusty Giles told The Sun she fears Christy was drugged and sexually attackedCredit: Dusty Giles

The naked shots on her Instagram were captioned: “The b-day post I forgot to share but that y’all deserve.

“Officially entered my 24th year.. enjoy some rainbow magic by Sam Livm.”

The arty photos show her lying on a bed with colourful rainbow lighting.

The fashion photographer, known as Sam Livm from Bolton, UK, posted on Twitter on November 14: “RIP I will never ever forget you and the memories we shared

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