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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook deal

...expectations. Shares fell nearly 13 percent in premarket trading.Barnes & Noble, beset by tough competition from online retailers like Amazon and discount stores like Wal-Mart, said in June that it plans to split off its money-losing Nook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/barnes-noble-microsoft-end
Postal Service adds Sunday delivery for holidays

...the range of about 450 to 470 million packages.The Postal Service says demand for package services has grown as online retailers ship more products to their customers.The struggling agency lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/postal-service-adds-sund
Area retailers see bright holiday sales outlook

...That's what we do well. I think online you miss a little bit of that."With increasing competition from online retailers and national chains, Walker said it is crucial to attract consumers into shopping districts that are predominately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/area-retail
US services firms growing more quickly

...percent, appear to have bolstered the overall economy, as well as services firms. Each additional job means there are more Americans with paychecks and incomes to spend at shopping malls, supermarkets, restaurants and online retailers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/us-services-firms-growing-
Wal-Mart to offer free shipping on top holiday items

...northwest Arkansas.Wal-Mart is trying to rev up sluggish sales in the U.S. as it battles competition from online retailers, dollar stores and drugstores. At the same time, it's also dealing with a slowly recovering economy that hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/wal-mart-offer-free-shippi
Macy's, Target, others offer speedy holiday delivery options, including overnight and same day

...Prime loyalty program, to more cities. In August it expanded from 4 to 12 cities on the East and West Coast.Other online retailers are offering same-day delivery, too. Google relaunched its Google Shopping service, which costs $10 a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/macys-target-others-offer-
Online retailers collectively reach profitability

NEW YORK -- Online retailers collectively made a profit last...Internet research company. The online retailers broke even in 2002 as sales, which...polled, but said 45 percent of online retailers surveyed had $10 million in revenues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/25/bus_416671.shtml
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Online retailers see sales take off Thanksgiving

...from the workplace computer. But this year, many online retailers, including Toysrus.com and Bluefly.com, which...to peak anywhere from Dec. 11 to 15. A lot more online retailers are aiming to rope in consumers with free shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/04/bus_388161.shtml
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Online retailers ramp up the deals

NEW YORK --- Online retailers are ramping up heavy-duty deals to turn skittish shoppers into buyers during the crucial Thanksgiving weekend and "Cyber Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/28/bus_501889.shtml
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Online retailers innovate in the face of muted economy

...your mail? That's the depressing riddle facing online retailers this holiday season as they wait for either a rush...research firm. The potential, however, has some online retailers considering extra preparations. Some heavy mailers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/11/tec_325869.shtml
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