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  • Online sales tax to be added to defense authorization bill [Goodbye Internet Sales]

    12/06/2012 11:10:02 AM PST · by Red Badger · 90 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12-06-2012 | Betsi Fores
    This may be the last Christmas of online shopping without paying sales tax. A proposed online sales tax has been offered as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, much to the ire of opponents. The Computer and Communications Industry Association, a group that opposes this move, says that an online sales tax will burden small businesses, “some of the most promising candidates for future economic growth.” “This proposal, and other online sales tax collection proposals like it, would allow states to penalize the innovative e-commerce business model by targeting small online businesses as convenient sources (and collectors) of...
  • Federal officials take down 132 websites in 'Cyber Monday' crackdown

    11/26/2012 1:14:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/26/12 | Brendan Sasso
    Federal officials take down 132 websites in 'Cyber Monday' crackdownBy Brendan Sasso - 11/26/12 12:20 PM ET U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and European officials seized 132 websites on Monday for allegedly selling counterfeit merchandise in a coordinated crackdown timed to coincide with the holiday shopping season. It is the third straight year that the government has seized websites on "Cyber Monday" — the marketing term for the Monday after Thanksgiving, when many online retailers offer steep discounts and promotions. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations unit coordinated with officials from Belgium, Denmark, France, Romania, the United Kingdom and the European Police...
  • Black Friday sales online top $1 billion for first time: comScore

    11/25/2012 6:44:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:44pm EST | Alistair Barr
    Black Friday retail sales online this year topped $1 billion for the first time ever as more consumers used the Internet do their early holiday shopping, comScore Inc said on Sunday. Online sales jumped 26 percent on Black Friday to $1.04 billion from sales of $816 million on the corresponding day last year, according to comScore data. … E-commerce accounts for less than 10 percent of consumer spending in the United States. However, it is growing much faster than bricks-and-mortar retail as shoppers are lured by low prices, convenience, faster shipping and wide selection. …
  • BLACK FRIDAY GIVES WAY TO CYBER MONDAY

    11/30/2009 5:59:47 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 343+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 11/30/2009 | John G. Winder
    1 out of every 6 Americans will participate in some form of online shopping today:Cyber Monday.Black Friday is the day when we stand pressed together in the dark waiting for doors to open at our favorite retail outlet. We race the aisles and grab and elbow our way to shopping nirvana.Today, Cyber Monday, is the day we do it from the comfort of our own home via the internet.
  • BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY: Freepers Go Shopping.

    11/09/2009 5:02:56 PM PST · by Cindy · 33 replies · 1,190+ views
    Various ^ | November 9, 2009 | Cindy
    I'm posting this thread earlier than usual this year due to the economy, people looking for good buys, and as a help for you to make a shopping list. Please add to this thread. I'll update this thread through CyberMonday. Happy Shopping. Cindy
  • Cyber Monday: Retailers Ready With Coupons, Discounts and Free Shipping

    11/30/2008 5:52:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 623+ views
    The Shopping Blog ^ | November 30, 2008
    Black Friday has come and gone but the virtual version of Black Friday - known as Cyber Monday - is tomorrow, December 1st, 2008. Cyber Monday is when online retailers offer coupons, discounts and free shipping offers. It's a good day for consumers who can get some holiday shopping done and save some money at the same time. There will continue to be deals throughout December but they generally aren't quite as good as the offers you can find on Cyber Monday. Here are some Cyber Monday highlights. * The National Retail Federation says nearly 84% of all online retailers...
  • BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY!!! Freepers Go Shopping.

    11/25/2008 1:19:25 PM PST · by Cindy · 165 replies · 2,271+ views
    Various ^ | November 25, 2008 | Cindy
    Hello Freepers. It's that time of year again. Let's boost the economy. LET'S GO SHOPPING!!
  • Cyber Monday Online Sales Jump 21 Percent

    11/28/2007 1:36:19 PM PST · by MNJohnnie · 11 replies · 65+ views
    Google News ^ | 11-28-2008
    American consumers jammed online shopping sites on Monday, the official start of the holiday season for e-tailers, resulting in robust sales, according to an Internet research company. ComScore Inc. reported on Tuesday that consumers spent $733 million online on Monday, a 21 percent gain from the same day a year ago. ComScore had expected that sales would exceed the $700 million figure. While the first Monday after Thanksgiving kicks off the online holiday shopping season, it's not the busiest day for retailers, according to comScore. Last year, the busiest online shopping day was Wednesday, Dec. 13, generating $667 million in...
  • 'Cyber Monday' Sets Record For Retail Sales on the Web

    11/28/2007 3:33:31 AM PST · by NautiNurse · 25 replies · 85+ views
    WSJ ^ | November 28 2007 | MYLENE MANGALINDAN
    Consumers responded eagerly to online retailers' promotions for "Cyber Monday," setting a record for single-day online retail sales.Online sales for the Monday after Thanksgiving rose 21% to $733 million, according to comScore Inc., a Reston, Va., market research company that tracks Internet sales and traffic.snipThis year, 44% of Internet users shopped online Monday, with 60% of dollars spent online that day coming from work computers, while the balance came from home and university computers, according to comScore. Read more
  • 'Cyber Monday' clicks with buyers

    11/28/2005 11:26:07 AM PST · by JZelle · 7 replies · 524+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11-28-05 | Kara Rowland
    Today, employees across the country return to work after a day of feasting and, of course, a day of shopping. But for shoppers with unfinished business -- or office employees who need a break from business -- the Monday after Thanksgiving has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Online retailers have been busy tempting buyers with special promotions, discounts and deals on shipping. Now they are bracing for "Cyber Monday." "It's really the official kickoff of the online holiday season," said Scott Silverman, executive director of Shop.org, a trade group of online retailers and a division...
  • Online retailers await 'Cyber Monday'

    11/25/2005 12:55:45 PM PST · by Cagey · 37 replies · 941+ views
    Reuters ^ | 11-25-2005 | Lisa Baertlein and Jim Finkle
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. online holiday sales are expected to hit nearly $20 billion this year and should take off on Monday, when consumers return to work and their fast Internet connections after the long Thanksgiving weekend. "Cyber Monday," the term coined for the Monday after Thanksgiving, comes on the heels of the busy "Black Friday" shopping day when many brick-and-mortar retailers begin turning a profit. The good news for online shoppers this year, is that "Cyber Monday" is becoming the Web shopping equivalent to "Black Friday" when retailers launch major sales and discounts to drive traffic, analysts said....