Sales Taxes Do Indeed Hurt Amazon’s Sales

When Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) charges state and local sales taxes for its online purchases, shoppers spend about 10% less. And large purchases fall even more. The data come from ...
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Apple Recycles Old Products for Free

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a standout among tech companies for its commitment to renewable energy and the environment. The company took another stride on Monday, announcing its intention to ...
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Netflix Price Increase Will Help Amazon

No one knows how many new customers will come into the premium streaming video market in the next several years. It is already crowded with competition that includes Inc. ...
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Why the Netflix Price Hike Is So Different in 2014 vs. 2011

The big news around the camp fire is not just that Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) beat earnings this time around, nor is it just that the company's international subscriber growth ...
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YouTube Tops List of Largest Video Sites

In a world in which internet companies have stated that video rental and video advertising models are critical their futures, there is Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube and then there ...
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Would Amazon Buy Sears?

Every time the M&A market heats up, the number of preposterous ideas for business combinations rises. The market is once again afloat with cheap capital and a number of tech ...
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How Target Is Trying to Fend Off Amazon

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) isn't about to let Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) keep nibbling away its market share, not without fighting back. To that end, the Minneapolis-based variety store operator ...
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Amazon Workers Strike in Germany

Online retail giant Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to face labor troubles in Germany. Workers at two of Amazon's logistics centers began a one-day strike Thursday morning that could see ...
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As Netflix Keeps Falling, Is Apple More Tempted to Buy It Out?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) saw its shares get hit yet again on Tuesday. The leader in online video subscription services has hardly traded up in the past two months as ...
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Pay TV Shows Troubling Subscriber Trends

The number of subscribers to pay-TV services dropped by about 588,000 in 2013, but that trend is set to reverse itself between 2014 and 2019, growing from about 101 million ...
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Jefferies Stocks to Buy That Could Jump From an Earnings Surprise

The extreme market volatility of the past few weeks has left some investors very nervous. Ongoing selling of technology (Internet) and biotech shares spilled over into the broad market during ...
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Is Nasdaq on Its Way Back to 3,000?

It is not very long ago that the Nasdaq was below 3,000 -- December 2012, in fact. More important, not very much has changed in terms of the general ...
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The Next Wave of Dead Retailers

We all know that retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and RadioShack Inc. (NYSE: RSH) are in deep trouble. But quarterly results for four other big retailers -- ...
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Top Internet Stocks Have Huge Upside as E-commerce Soars

ChannelAdvisor has set the global standard for e-commerce optimization by providing best-in-class technology, strategic services and thought leadership to help retailers master the complexity of connecting with consumers online. Their ...
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Rovi Loses Key Amazon Case in Appeal

Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) saw its shares take a beating after an appeals court decision went in favor of, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Tuesday's news release shows that the United ...
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