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China e-commerce sales up 22% in 2010: report

Online sales in China, the world's largest web market, rose 22 percent in 2010 as price-sensitive consumers turned to the Internet for cheaper products amid rising inflation, an industry report said.

dateJan 19, 2011 in Business
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Facebook's 'Like' button becomes force in e-commerce

Whether you just bought an airline ticket or a pair of jeans online, chances are an Internet search preceded the transaction. Now Facebook hopes to make its vast web of online social connections another central ingredient ...

dateMay 05, 2011 in Internet
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Fresh anger over Amazon's UK tax bill

Internet giant Amazon on Wednesday came under fresh fire over its British tax status after official figures revealed it only paid £2.4 million ($3.6 million, 2.8 million euros)on UK sales of £4.2 billion ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Business
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States push harder for online sales tax collection

(AP) -- Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Business
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China's Alibaba chief silent on Yahoo stake

The head of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, Saturday gave no hint of the future of Yahoo!'s stake in his firm but said he wasn't responsible for the recent ouster of its chief.

dateSep 10, 2011 in Business
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Group seeks Amazon boycott over sales tax fight

(AP) -- A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Business
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