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Teen’s small act of kindness makes widow’s day

Managers of an ice cream shop have spent years treating customers like family, it’s something newbie Brenden McGee put into practice when a crying woman came through the drive through.

FILE - Int his Feb. 13, 2015 file photo of the new Amazon fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash. The center is one of 50 around the country and three in the Puget Sound area that process and ship Amazon customer orders using a mix of robotic technology and human employees. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Walmart, others speed up deliveries to shoppers

It’s a race for time by retailers as more people shop online. U.S. online sales are expected to increase 12 percent to $371 billion this year, accounting for 10 percent of overall retail sales, says Forrester Research.