Online shopping

Package handler Chris Addison arranges packages before loading a delivery truck at a FedEx sorting facility in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Santa’s sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa’s sleigh didn’t make it in time for Christmas for some this year due to shipping problems at UPS and FedEx. The delays were blamed on poor weather earlier this week […]

12/26/2013

Holiday shoppers head online in droves to pick up Cyber Monday deals

Online shopping popular, but won’t save season

ATLANTA (AP) – More Americans are deciding to shop online this holiday season instead of heading to crowded stores. But that alone won’t save what is turning out to be a ho-hum Christmas for department […]

12/21/2013

An Amazon.com employee walks down one of the miles of isles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — Power up and shop. Millions of Americans logged on to e-commerce sites Monday to take advantage of deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing […]

12/02/2013

Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s the day of the online deal. Millions of shoppers are expected to click on items on Monday as retailers rev up deals to grab online holiday shopping dollars on the […]

12/02/2013

Adam Bernhard

Adam Bernhard on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Adam Bernhard, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of HauteLook, a leading online private sale site offering the top brands in women’s and men’s fashion and accessories, beauty, kids’ apparel and toys, and home décor. In 2011, Nordstrom aquired Hautelook for $270 million.

07/16/2013

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Few senators block vote on Internet sales tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senators from states without sales taxes are blocking a bill that would tax Internet purchases. They don’t have enough support to kill the bill, but they can delay a […]

04/25/2013

California Supreme Court Building in San Francisco.

Calif. court lets online stores get personal data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A narrowly divided state Supreme Court ruled Monday that Apple Inc. and other online retailers can continue to require California customers making purchases with credit cards to provide personal information to combat fraud.

02/05/2013

Target announces year-round price match

The growing popularity of online shopping continues to put pressure on traditional retailers. Target today announced it will match prices customers find on identical products at select online rivals year-round.

01/08/2013

Shopoholics have problems beyond Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Now that Black Friday has passed and Cyber Monday is coming to an end, will there be anything left to shop for? Dr. Ramani Durvasula (“Dr. Ramani”) is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of […]

11/26/2012

Holiday shoppers head online in droves to pick up Cyber Monday deals

Holiday shoppers head online in droves to pick up Cyber Monday deals

NEW YORK (AP) – Cyber Monday appears on track to becoming the biggest online shopping day ever, and web traffic isn’t expected to peak for another several hours. IBM Benchmark says, as of noon Eastern […]

11/26/2012

Got Sauvignon? Amazon.com starts selling wine

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com has added wine to the long list of products it sells through its online marketplace. Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it will ship wine to 12 states and Washington DC […]

11/08/2012

Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Online retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it fought against for years: tax collector. The […]

09/13/2012