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US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...that this holiday season will be on the slower side," said Bricklin Dwyer, an analyst at the bank BNP Paribas.Online purchases climbed 1.4 percent in October. Spending at restaurants and bars improved 0.5 percent. Furnishers, building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/us-retail-sales-crawl-upwa
Amazon sues review sellers in salvo against bogus reviewers

...hotel rooms to buying iPhone cases on Amazon. About 45 percent of consumers consider product reviews when weighing an online purchase, compared to 31 percent of consumers that consider product information, according to Forrester Research.So retailers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-19/amazon-sues-review-sellers
Expect more online fraud as new credit cards arrive

...computers systems at companies such as Target Corp. and Home Depot Corp. Then they use the stolen card numbers to make online purchases.To stop the criminals, Allen Walton examines orders at his surveillance equipment company, SpyGuy Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-09/expect-more-online-fraud-n
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...This bill would have lowered the income-tax rate while boosting the sales-tax rate and extending it to food and online purchases.HB 500, SR 11: A House bill would define in law the difference between a contract worker and an employee eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Judge OKs $10 million settlement of class-action lawsuit over Target Corp. data breach

...holiday season, Target offered free shipping on all items. It recently announced that it was cutting its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25. And on Wednesday the retailer said it will now allow returns for up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/judge-oks-10-million-settl
Target reports quarterly losses from Canada pullout

...stronger sales.The discounter has been playing catch-up online and revamping its apps. It also cut its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25. Target said shoppers responded to its no-minimum free-shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/target-reports-quarterly-l
Throwing Away the 'Retail Therapy' Crutch

...from spending money on something foolish. If I see it on my computer screen, it'll make me think twice about an online purchase. If I see it on my dashboard, it'll make me think twice about stopping at a book store or a game shop. If I see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-05-11/throwing-
Layaway programs spread out payments

...online) ? Eight-week, four-payment contract for online purchases; eight- or 12-week, six-payment contract for...online) ? Eight-week, four-payment contract for online purchases; eight- or 12-week, six-payment contract for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/layaway-programs-spread-ou
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...wants to raise them, including a sales tax on all online purchases, while Kingston "has never voted to raise our taxes...replace the income tax and that it should apply to online purchases. Dickey argues that is not a new tax and that it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
A Joyful Noise

...at The Sanctuary of Augusta, by phone at (855) 223-1008 or online at marklowry.com or museconcerts.com. Online purchases include a per-ticket convenience fee.LISTEN: Mark Lowry performs at the Gaither Homecoming in Nashville, Tenn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-14/joyful-noise