| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Online retail sales are growing. Companies from Connecticut can sell all over the country and retailers in other states can sell in Connecticut without the cost of a storefront or a sales force. It is a very profitable marketplace offering choice and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Amazon on Tuesday announced a program, called Amazon Source, making its Kindle e-readers, tablets and accessories available for independent bookstores to sell to their customers. The bookstores can purchase the devices at a discount and then, in some...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Amazon.com wants to help out the corner bookstore.
The Seattle Internet giant on Wedneday introduced Amazon Source, a program that enables independent booksellers to earn money from the sale of Kindle e-books -- if they sell Kindle devices and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50.
Covey, who had been riding her...
| Sep 23, 2013
WITH a mouse click you can add Norman Rockwell's "Willie Gillis: Package from Home" to your Amazon shopping cart. But you will need boldness and a bulging bank account to proceed to checkout: it costs $4.85m. The oil painting went on sale in August,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Microsoft Corp., looking to build anticipation for the new Xbox One video game console, emphasized the entertainment features of the device.
The struggling Seattle technology giant has been positioning the successor to its Xbox 360 as an all-in-one...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The editors of the British website the Kernel bought a copy of the e-book "Naughty Daughter Abducted ... (taboo daddy daughter erotica)" on Amazon, and did not like what they saw.
"The book is a sick rape fantasy with language and details too graphic...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The naughty writers have struck back.
Yesterday, Jacket Copy's Carolyn Kellogg reported on Amazon, Kobo and other e-book retailers' cracking down on self-published erotica on their websites, attempting to remove titles of works that depict incest,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Amazon will offer Black Friday deals every 10 minutes on Black Friday week starting Sunday, the online retailer announced Thursday.
On the table at various times during the week will be crazy-good bargains including $10 off Google Chromecast, Xbox 360...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Bookmark this page, shoppers. This is where you will find a running list of deals throughout the "Pre-Black Friday" weekend, Nov. 22-24.
- Newegg.com has the Westinghouse UW46T7HW 46-inch 1080p 120Hz LED-Edgelit LCD HDTV for $349.99 -...