By Corinne Clements

Hey everyone, and welcome to this week’s installment of TraQing News! We’ve rounded up some content for you as you wind down your work week. From 2017’s Top Major Appliance Retailers to the expansion of same-day shipping, here are some of our favorite articles from this week:

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2018 Top 50 Major Appliance Retailers Report: It Was A Wild, Wild Rid For Majap Dealers In 2017 | Alan Wolf: Last year’s numbers are in, and it was, financially speaking, a year of growth for Major Appliances. However, some retailers on the top 10 list had a rockier year than others, which accounted for growth in other retailers. TWICE magazine is here to fill you in on all the drama!

No keyboard, no problem: Welcome to the dual-screen laptop era | Claire Reilly: At this year’s Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, the world got its first look at the new direction that laptops will be taking. Several laptop prototypes were missing something familiar- their keyboards. What’s more is that several of these prototypes will be available to purchase in the next year!

Target’s same-day delivery hits milestone | Deena M. Amato-McCoy: In the race for retailers to distinguish themselves with shipping policies, Target appears to be on track to getting same-day delivery out in time for the holiday season. The retailer has recently announced the next round of markets that will have same-day delivery.

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