'It's Here To Stay': In Age Of Amazon, Small Businesses Double Down On Service, Turn To Social MediaHow do small mom-and-pop businesses stay competitive in a changing retail landscape?
Marshalls Opens Its First Online StoreMarshalls has more than 1,000 US stores and a healthy business selling a variety of big-name clothing brands for men and women, home goods, accessories and beauty products. The discount retailer has done just fine without an online store, but now is finally launching one.
A New Pilot Program Will Allow People To Buy Groceries Online With Food StampsAmazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online for the first time.
High Court: Online Shoppers Can Be Forced To Pay Sales TaxThe Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
Supreme Court Sales Tax Case Could Make Online Shopping Cost MoreOnline shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase," but a case before the Supreme Court could change that.
Online Sites Court Procrastinators With Speedy ShippingForget ordering online weeks in advance or dashing out to the drug store for a gift card on Christmas Eve. Procrastinating holiday shoppers are finding a haven online as retailers ramp up expedited shipping and same-day delivery services.
Best Time To Shop On Black FridayThe crack of dawn isn't the only option for Black Friday shopping.
How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday SeasonDon't get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
Some Online Shoppers Get A Jump On Holiday DealsHoliday shopping season has already begun, if you can believe it. The turkey has not even made it to the table yet, but several major retailers kicked off online holiday sales.
Cyber Monday Is Breaking Online RecordsFor many of you, it may be one of your least productive days at work. Cyber Monday has millions surfing the web looking for holiday deals.
Baltimore Native Launches Web-Based Auction CompanyWatch out eBay. There's a new online auction site in town, and it's based in Baltimore.