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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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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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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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