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  • Technology senses shoppers' habits to make advertising personal

    PITTSBURGH Walking by a department store perfume counter, a woman passes a digital sign glowing with the image of her favorite scent. By the time she reaches the shoe department, a coupon pops up on her smartphone offering an additional 30 percent off on the scent if she buys today.
  • Mattel CEO Stockton resigns, struggling toy maker's preliminary 4Q results miss expectations

    Mattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations. Shares of the El Segundo, California, company slumped Monday...

    Valentine's Day spending expected to reach a record $18.9 billion.

    Valentine's Day spending expected to reach a record $18.9 billion.
    Can't buy love? Tell that to the lovebirds expecting to shell out $18.9 billion for Valentine's Day, the most since the National Retail Federation began tracking the holiday 12 years ago. Though the proportion of Americans who say they celebrate...

    Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax

     Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax
    Amazon.com will start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers Feb. 1, the e-commerce giant said Friday, in compliance with a new state law that aims to treat online and brick-and-mortar retailers equally. The law, which went into effect Jan. 1,...

    Supreme Court won't hear challenge from retailers over debit card swipe fees

    Supreme Court won't hear challenge from retailers over debit card swipe fees
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a challenge from retailers who claim the Federal Reserve allows banks to charge businesses too much for handling debit card transactions. The justices let stand a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the Fed's...