| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Amazon.com has teased a June 18 announcement in its hometown of Seattle, where the e-retailer is expected to unveil a 3D-capable smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone and Samsung Electronics' Android devices, among others.
But it's not clear how...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:05 AM
A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering.
U.S. District Judge...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Tax lien auctions are a little-known but juicy Florida financial market worth up to $1 billion a year. And, the Sun Sentinel has found, banks, hedge funds and other financial powerhouses have hit upon a way to game the system, squeeze out the little guy...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:33 PM
This is going to be interesting. Republican dogma unequivocally asserts that taxes stifle free enterprise. But here we have a situation where the imposition of a tax will benefit a segment of the retail universe that is a mainstay of traditional...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:52 AM
It pays to have social media accounts, and an Amex card. Get two credits worth $30 on Amazon.com purchases with Twitter and Facebook offers. Click the links and follow directions to get the deals.
AMEX: Get a $25 statement credit on a $75 Amazon...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Amazon can already track your book purchases, recommend titles based on your latest browsing history, and is annoyingly great at peppering the websites you see with ads based on your shopping habits. So would it surprise you to learn that the online...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects.
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Marilyn Monroe, one of America’s most beloved pop cultural icons, and New Coke, one of its most despised, commanded the biggest bids in the first in a series of online Christie’s auctions of Andy Warhol artworks that ended Tuesday.
| Mar 11, 2013
While local business experts see slight improvement in the economy this year, recovery will be a bit of a climb for the Valley's retailers.
They'll have to keep pace with the changing demands of a customer base that's expecting a lot more.