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Drones and Taxes at Amazon.com

Big News for Amazon isn't Delivered by Drone Amazon.com's recent announcement that it is working on a long-range plan to deliver packages by drone was upstaged Monday by the Supreme Court. In this instance, the court did not deliver a … Continue reading

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Amazon.com and the Retail Revolution

Amazon Locker – 1 More Nail in the Coffin or… Can Brick and Mortar Retailers Fight Back? I'd heard of Amazon.com's Lockers some months ago, but never seen one until a couple of weeks ago. While vacationing in London near … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Fight Online Retailers

Competing with Amazon.com   Best Buy is planning on shrinking the size of their stores while Barnes and Noble has announced the shuttering of as many as 1/3 of their locations. Clearly, big online sellers such as Amazon.com are eating … Continue reading

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Update on retailers battle with Amazon

Amazon agrees to collect sales tax for Arizona Amazon has settled a dispute with Arizona and will begin collecting sales tax from Arizona purchasers in February 2013. According to the Associated Press, Amazon “now collects sales taxes on orders shipped … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Sellers Featured by Amazon

As Holiday season nears, battle with Amazon resellers looms. Recent figures show that 40% of Amazon.com unit sales come from third parties. That is, Amazon brokers the sales on its website, but the sales are actually made through a different … Continue reading

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Target joins Best Buy in fight against Amazon.com

Retailers to price match online pricing Target has announced a policy of price matching online retail prices during the holidays, joining Best Buy in an effort to win back sales from internet retailer Amazon.com. This is only the latest move … Continue reading

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Amazon begins paying sales tax in California

Should Internet Retailers Collect Sales Tax? Amazon.com began collecting sales taxes on *Amazon shipments to California addresses on Saturday, Sept. 15th. They signed an agreement with the state authorities which also opens the doors for them to build warehouses in … Continue reading

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7 Lessons for Appliance Dealers from Indie Bookstores

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The Showrooming Debate – Target vs. Amazon.com

I’ve been an avid book reader and buyer for years. When Amazon.com launched I was thrilled to add them to my list of favorite booksellers, in part because of the large selection, but also for the lower price. However, I … Continue reading

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