These 3 E-Commerce Stocks Had Record Years in 2020 — and They’re Just Getting Started

If you want to spice up your portfolio, adding a few top e-commerce stocks to it should do the trick. The tectonic shift in consumer behavior toward online shopping was already well underway before the pandemic, but the impact of 2020 will likely lead to permanent changes in shopping patterns that will benefit leading online retailers and digital payment providers.

E-commerce sales in the U.S. grew by 32% in 2020. Three stocks ideally positioned to benefit from the continuation of this trend are Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY), and PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL). Here’s why these stocks can juice your returns over the long term.

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1. Amazon

It might seem odd that a company that generates $386 billion in annual sales could be described as just getting started, but the accuracy of that description is a testament to the

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Conspirituality Is On The Rise In The UK’s Yoga Community

When Stewart Robertson, a 58-year-old statistician from Milton Keynes, received a Facebook message from his female yoga teacher* linking to an anti-vaxx propaganda video, he was shocked but perhaps not totally surprised. About 18 months before, she’d sent him a Facebook message containing 5G conspiracy theories. “I’d alway thought of yoga as something idealistic, all about ‘flower power’ and closer to the ‘left’,” he tells me. “But these kinds of posts, they’re coming from the alt-right.” While Stewart and his classmates largely brushed off the 5G email, over the past three months their teacher’s pushing of conspiracies – which she’ll post on social media or send directly to her students’ work emails – has escalated. It prompted Stewart and his classmates to confront her in an email over “content [that] really needs to be challenged”. Because of

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A Look Back at Her Most Stylish Moments Through the Years

Amanda Gorman is a rising fashion icon.

The 22-year-old poet laureate became 2021’s breakout fashion star after she delivered a powerful poem at the 2021 presidential inauguration, wearing a vibrant yellow coat from Prada. She’s since continued to make waves in the world by getting signed with IMG Models and appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in Chanel teamed with a headband by Autumn Adeigbo this week.

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While many are just discovering the highly accomplished writer, Gorman has been serving up looks while taking the world by storm for quite some time.

In May of 2018, Gorman performed poetry in honor of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dick Van Dye at the Geffen Playhouse in a whimsical floral dress that featured a backless detail from Asos.

Gorman then attended the 2018 Beautycon in Los Angeles, wearing a sheer blush-colored dress that was embellished with flowers also from Asos.

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