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  • House GOP chips away at Obamacare, voting to redefine full-time work

    Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers.
  • Annapolis firm and Panasonic look to electronic shelf labels to revolutionize in-store shopping

    Annapolis firm and Panasonic look to electronic shelf labels to revolutionize in-store shopping
    The head of an Annapolis-based advertising firm that works with top consumer brands is betting the next breakthrough in electronics won't be in smart phones or televisions. Instead, Compass Marketing CEO John White believes the next frontier is the...

    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,...

    Retailers expect even stronger growth in 2015

     Retailers expect even stronger growth in 2015
    The stars are aligning for a robust year in retail — but the spoils aren't likely to be shared equally. Decreasing unemployment, brightening consumer confidence and plummeting gas prices point to a boost in consumer spending in 2015 that should be...