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  • Amazon staff in Germany extend strike to Christmas Eve

    Amazon staff in Germany extend strike to Christmas Eve
    Amazon staff at three German warehouses will extend their strike until Christmas Eve to increase pressure on the online retailer in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions, labor union Verdi said on Friday. Verdi also filed a lawsuit against a...
  • Kohl's, Toys "R" Us offer round-the-clock hours, Amazon extends shipping deadline

    Kohl's, Toys "R" Us offer round-the-clock hours, Amazon extends shipping deadline
    Both Kohl's and Toys "R" Us have announced that they will remain open for 24 hours a day in the days leading up to Christmas.  Beginning at beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19, Kohl's stores will remain open through 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, ...
  • Stores fight back as Christmas delivery delays hit e-tailers

    The Christmas rush is exposing the limitations of internet-only retailers as surging orders cause delivery delays, allowing Europe's shops to fight back with "click and collect" services and more in-store theater. Online retailers such as Amazon have...
  • LivingSocial's new CEO eyes an experience-oriented future

    LivingSocial's new CEO eyes an experience-oriented future
    Some big challenges lie ahead for LivingSocial, the online marketplace known for its daily deals and discounted prices on restaurants, spas and local activities. But that’s where the company’s new chief executive, Gautam Thakar, comes in. ...
  • 5 playful gifts under $50

    5 playful gifts under $50
    "Elsa, Elsa, Elsa." We can hear Santa sighing — but in his ho-ho-jovial way — as he scans yet another letter with the "Frozen" star at the top of the list. Savvy parents have already saved him the sourcing; many snapped up the My First...
  • Indie bookstores give what Amazon lacks: A human touch

    Indie bookstores give what Amazon lacks: A human touch
    Walking into the entryway of Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park is like entering an Athenaeum, a kind of temple of books. Intellectuals furrow their brows and read in comfortable chairs, framed by tall shelves that house the published volumes of the...
  • Cameron Dallas' 'Expelled' Movie Tops Digital Sales Charts in First Day of Release

    AwesomenessTV has a hit on its hands in high school comedy "Expelled," starring YouTube and Vine celeb Cameron Dallas -- a case study in how to make money from younger consumers with movies. The film, which received a limited run in theaters on Dec. 12...
  • No Gluten, No Chicken, But A Recipe For Happiness

    Rebecca Brown and Nathan Tuttle thought nothing of going to a French restaurant on their first date, even though she couldn't eat gluten, he couldn't eat chicken or turkey and they didn't know the language to translate the menu. It was a challenge they...
  • Jason Kilar's Vessel Cracks Open Subscription Window for Digital Video Creators

    Jason Kilar is promising digital video creators on YouTube and other ad-supported services huge bucks -- in return for making their content available to subscribers of Vessel, his new Internet-video company, for at least 72 hours. Vessel is opening its...
  • Digital Savant: Expecting home theater gifts? Now's a good time to streamline TV-room clutter

    Let's say you think Santa Claus is bringing you some home theater stuff this year. Maybe Santa thinks you're some sort of saint and is bringing you a gigantic 4K HDTV (lucky!). Or maybe you mixed in some naughty activity in 2014 and you're expecting...
  • Vessel subscription service looks to reshape economics of online video

    The teenagers and twentysomethings whose devotion to the stars of YouTube has forged a new class of celebrities will soon encounter a new way to support their favorite video creators. A growing contingent of videomakers plans to post videos to a new...