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Thanksgiving steals sales from Black Friday

Thanksgiving shopping on Thursday took a noticeable bite out of Black Friday's start to the holiday season, as the latest survey found retail sales in stores fell slightly from last year.

Tax on Amazon purchases in Calif. begins Saturday

(AP)—Online retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it fought against for years: tax collector.

Amazon, Texas reach deal to settle sales tax spat

(AP) -- Online retailer Amazon.com reached an agreement with Texas officials Friday to settle a sales tax dispute by expanding operations in the state and starting to collect sales taxes.

Amazon announces new Indiana distribution center

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. announced plans Tuesday for a $150 million warehouse and distribution center in southern Indiana after state officials gave the online retailer two more years before it has to start collecting sales ...

French authorities probe Google's tax bill

French authorities are probing Google for potential tax avoidance, a source close to the matter said Tuesday, with the US Internet giant facing a possible bill of over 100 million euros ($132 million).

France's EDF says owed 4.8 bn euros for green scheme

French power giant EDF is owed 4.8 billion euros by the French state as part of an elaborate scheme to encourage investment in renewable energy, chief executive Henri Proglio said Wednesday.

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