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  • Amazon, Hachette end bitter book dispute

    SEATTLE Amazon and the book publisher Hachette resolved their bitter dispute, reaching a multiyear agreement for e-book and print sales in the United States. The companies, which issued a joint news release Thursday morning announcing the news, didn't...
  • New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse

    New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse
    A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio's first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
  • EU says Starbucks' 'very low' Dutch tax deal may be illegal

    BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - A tax deal the Netherlands cut with Starbucks Corp may be illegal state aid, European Union regulators said on Friday, part of a crackdown on members attracting investment by helping companies to avoid tax. Luxembourg,...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, $10 off at Target

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, $10 off at Target
    Happy Freebie Friday!  It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! I've added a new Black Friday category so you can easily keep up with shopping strategies and the best deals for holiday shopping. This week's offers include the popular...
  • Harry Reid's tax-raising ploy is a political bamboozle

    OAKLAND, Calif. U.S. internet commerce has grown dramatically over the past decade, from about $93 billion in 2003 to some $322 billion in 2013. Several factors have driven this growth: convenience, access to products that aren't always available locally...
  • Online sales tax a needed boost for states, cities, local retailers and nation's economy

    WASHINGTON With Congress back for its lame duck session, there's an issue that has been lingering for more than 20 years that needs to finally be resolved requiring online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stores. It was 1992 when the U.S....
  • America's shift in attitude toward gays started at work

    WASHINGTON In the beginning, it was about money as much as rights. Long before America started rapidly changing its mind about gays, corporate America set the stage. From companies such as Marriott, founded by socially conservative Mormons, to technology...
  • Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?

    Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?
    Best Buy poured $20 million into its 43 Chicago-area stores this year, giving an overdue face-lift to one of its oldest markets and adding several new features, such as high-end appliances and professional-grade cameras, that the electronics giant hopes...
  • MPAA launches new content website

    MPAA launches new content website
    Hollywood studios are taking another crack at trying to steer consumers to legitimate websites. The studios' chief lobbying arm, the Motion Picture Assn. of America, has launched another website called wheretowatch.com that provides a "one-stop shop"...
  • For online retailer, fulfilling orders brings technology into the warehouse

    CRAFTON, Pa. In August, online retailer Modcloth basically shut down its Pittsburgh-area warehouse for a week. While unfilled orders piled up, a new warehouse management system was installed; 150 warehouse employees went through training; the marketing...
  • Make the most of the next polar vortex

    The initial warning bell sounded in early August. I was grilling steaks on my patio, wearing my customary weekend summer attire of T-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. Smooth jazz from my outdoor speakers enveloped the backyard. Mixed with the aroma of...