News tagged with online sales

Amazon 4Q results, outlook sends stock lower

Shoppers spent more money online this holiday season than ever before, and yet, Amazon -the world's largest Internet retailer- failed to meet Wall Street's sales expectations with its latest financial results.

dateJan 31, 2012 in Business
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Calif. governor signs compromise on Internet taxes

(AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that postpones new sales taxes rules that would have affected online purchases in California, granting more time for traditional and online retailers to lobby Congress for ...

dateSep 23, 2011 in Business
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Amazon says tax delay will save jobs

Amazon on Monday said legislation allowing online retailers to delay for one year the collection of sales tax in California would save jobs and provide time for a national law to be drawn up.

dateSep 13, 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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Amazon says gets OK for Calif sales tax referendum

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. says the California Attorney General's Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Business
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Amazon wants voters to decide on tax collection

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. wants California voters to decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes there, setting the stage for a potentially high-dollar ballot fight next year that ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Business
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