Justices Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

Justices Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. stated could already be addressing the issue. “The bigger e-commerce companies find themselves with a physical presence in all 50 states,” he stated, “and they are covered.” The tenor of the argument was a shock, as three members of the Supreme Court had indicated that they might be able […]

Walmart will roll out a cleaner, sleeker web site in May

According to The Wall Street Journal, Walmart execs determined that it was time for a sleeker look to be able to enchantment to higher-end manufacturers, so it could possibly broaden the vary of merchandise it provides. The cleaner look was additionally meant to entice folks to browser extra merchandise — certainly, it is as if […]

Net-a-Porter Founder’s Next Act Is a Venture Capital Firm

Net-a-Porter Founder’s Next Act Is a Venture Capital Firm

Imaginary Ventures faces loads of competitors. Firms like Forerunner Ventures, Thrive Capital and Benchmark are energetic traders in e-commerce, on the hunt for the subsequent Warby Parker (which recently raised $75 million) or Stitch Fix (which went public last year and is now valued at about $2 billion.) Ms. Massenet and Mr. Brown are relying […]

Zillow will flip homes by itself web market

By selecting to purchase and promote homes, Zillow is now formally an OpenDoor competitor. “We are genuinely excited, having invented this new category in 2014,” OpenDoor chief Eric Wu advised TechCrunch, “and it’s invigorating to see a host of others in the industry recognize the importance of removing hassle and time from the transaction.” It […]

AT&T and Time Warner Chiefs to Testify, and New China Tariffs Brew

AT&T and Time Warner Chiefs to Testify, and New China Tariffs Brew

Here’s what to anticipate within the week forward: CABLE TELEVISION AT&T and Time Warner C.E.O.s will take the stand. As the Justice Department’s suit to dam AT&T’s merger with Time Warner enters its fifth week, the highest executives of each corporations will take the stand in federal court docket. Jeff Bewkes, the chief government of […]

Trump Targets a Postal Service Rainmaker: Package Delivery

Trump Targets a Postal Service Rainmaker: Package Delivery

Photo Amazon is the Postal Service’s largest single shipper of packages, and whereas the put up workplace is delivering fewer first-class letters annually, bundle supply has grown. Credit Houston Cofield for The New York Times The Postal Service has many monetary woes, however the well being of its bundle supply service isn’t one in every […]

Why We Should Be Optimistic About Retail

Why We Should Be Optimistic About Retail

Here are three causes to be assured within the trade’s prospects: First, whereas bankruptcies and retailer closings are definitely painful, they’re serving to whittle away at retail’s overcapacity drawback. Last yr the United States had 23.5 sq. toes of retail house per individual, based on Morningstar. That compares with 16.four sq. toes in Canada and […]

Farmers Hit the Road to Reach Shoppers Before Amazon Does

Farmers Hit the Road to Reach Shoppers Before Amazon Does

EAST SMITHFIELD, Pa. — Huge retailers like Walmart, Amazon and Peapod are preventing for a chunk of the web meals supply enterprise. So is David Nowacoski, a rooster and pig farmer right here in East Smithfield. Last month, Mr. Nowacoski began a service that delivers regionally produced meats, cheeses and greens throughout three counties in […]

China Bans Online Bible Sales as It Tightens Religious Controls

China Bans Online Bible Sales as It Tightens Religious Controls

The closing of that loophole follows new government religious regulations which have successfully tightened guidelines on Christianity and Islam, whereas selling Buddhism, Taoism and people faith as a part of President Xi Jinping’s efforts to promote traditional values. The strikes additionally come as China is engaged in negotiations with the Vatican to finish the break […]

Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers

Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers

The analysis agency that recognized the Saks breach, Gemini Advisory, mentioned on Sunday group of Russian-speaking hackers referred to as Fin7 or JokerStash posted on-line on Wednesday that it had obtained a cache of 5 million stolen card numbers, which the thieves referred to as BIGBADABOOM-2. The hackers, who’ve additionally hit different retail chains, supplied […]