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Broke states fight hard for online sales taxes

...laws on Internet retailers. Brick-and-mortar stores saw sales plunge 9.1 percent between 2007-09, while online merchants saw sales rise 4.8 percent, according to the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau.The alliance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-19/broke-states-fight-hard-on
Online services can help track your spending

...over time. Meanwhile, you can manually add items, unlike with Slice.You can give your assigned Lemon address to online merchants for order confirmations. That way, you can avoid having to forward receipts and spare your email account of newsletters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2012-02-25/online-services-can-help-track-your
Online sales tax heads vote

...small-business owners who serve as affiliates."The problem with this bill is, if this bill passed, probably 1,000 online merchants will sever their relationship with affiliates," he said.Gov. Nathan Deal told members of the Georgia Press Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-28/online-sales-tax-headed-
Know the terms of a layaway

...businesses. The reports include a rating and customer complaint history. Consumers can check out the reputation of online merchants and brick-and-mortar stores for free at www.bbb.org. KELVIN COLLINS IS THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE BETTER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/07/yrb_558403.shtml
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Retailers see mixed numbers

NEW YORK --- Electronics sellers and online merchants thrived in November, particularly at the start of the holiday shopping season, but clothing and luxury merchants struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/02/bus_557772.shtml
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Google, eBay form advertising alliance

...players, Google will begin selling advertising for eBay outside the United States and help buyers quickly ring an online merchant to do business. The arrangement announced Monday promises to introduce "click-to-call" Web site technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/29/bus_94387.shtml
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Online merchants fighting chargeback fraud

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Talk about buyer's remorse: A man who had purchased a $4,500 custom-made engagement ring over the Internet abruptly called off the wedding just days before the big day - then called his credit card company to get his money back.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/18/bus_77888.shtml
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Stores depend more on procrastinators

...non-travel online spending up 24 percent, according to comScore Networks Inc., an Internet research company. Online merchants saw a surge late in the season, with sales soaring 29 percent for the week ended Dec. 18 compared to the same period...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/26/bus_35870.shtml
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Lack of lusted items leaves retailers craving customers

...with nontravel online spending up 24 percent, according to comScore Networks Inc., an Internet research company. Online merchants saw a surge late in the season, with sales soaring 29 percent for the week ended Dec. 18 compared with the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/24/bus_35403.shtml
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Shopping comparison sites sharpen up for holidays

...comparison sites are free to use; they generate revenue primarily from referral fees for sending prospective customers to online merchants. It's a formula that's attracting big bucks as more consumers rely on the comparison sites. The two most popular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/bus_27167.shtml
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