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  • Amazon says it sold 426 items a second on Cyber Monday

    Amazon.com sold almost 37 million items on Cyber Monday, a pace of 426 a second to be exact. The sales tally for Dec. 2 was one of a number of statistics the Seattle online retailer announced on Thursday.  It did not reveal how sales compared to...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?

    Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?
    In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard. But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • Fox Mill Centre expands with purchase of 1.4 acres

    The developer of Fox Mill Centre Shopping Center has purchased a 1.4-acre vacant lot along Route 17 as part of future expansion plans. The parcel is located on John Hudgins Drive between the row of shops that includes Little Italy, Pizza Hut, the UPS...
  • Dress up that bulging midsection

     Dress up that bulging midsection
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: A male friend has a decent body, but he has a paunch. His choices of turtlenecks, buttoned cardigan sweaters and fitted polo shirts call attention to his stomach. How can I steer him away from those and toward something more...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
  • Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service

    Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service
    Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...