Online shopping

In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 17, 2018 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on arguments in a Supreme Court case about businesses' collection of sales tax on purchases made on the internet: 11:30 a.m. Some Supreme Court justices are sounding concerned about doing away with a rule that has meant consumers don't get charged sales tax on some...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 16, 2018 - 1:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 15, 2018 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 15, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing a case this week that could affect how much customers pay for online purchases. At issue is a rule saying that businesses don't have to collect state sales taxes when those businesses ship to a state where they don't have an office, warehouse or other...
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This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse of Walmart’s broader efforts to redesign its site with a focus on fashion and home furnishing. (Walmart via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 12:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, is the first glimpse of the company's broader campaign to redesign its site with a focus...
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Amazon Prime Now bags full of groceries are loaded for delivery by a part-time worker outside a Whole Foods store, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Cincinnati. Amazon, which owns Whole Foods, plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries started Thursday in Austin, Texas; Cincinnati; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods — and Margot Good might never visit the organic grocery chain again. "I can stay in my pajamas at home and have them deliver me my groceries," she said Thursday after learning about the new service outside a Cincinnati location. The online...
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In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, photo, a UPS driver takes his truck on a delivery route, in New York. UPS Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 01, 2018 - 4:51 pm
DALLAS (AP) — UPS was caught off-guard by the crush of online shopping leading up to Christmas and plans to spend a chunk of its tax-cut savings to invest in its package-delivery network. The company said Thursday that it plans between $6.5 billion and $7 billion of capital spending this year on...
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In this Jan. 12, 2018, photo, divorce attorney Laura Wasser, who has represented celebrities like Britney Spears and Johnny Depp, poses at her Century City office in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Jan. 25, Wasser is launching a new website and service called, It's Over Easy, that aims to help couples get divorced online without having to hire an attorney or set foot into a courthouse. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
January 25, 2018 - 3:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Laura Wasser has been one of the go-to divorce attorneys when Hollywood power couples break up. Now Wasser wants to bring some of the strategies she's developed during her career representing stars such as Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera and Johnny Depp to help...
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Rings made of recycled wood and other found materials along with resin for under $30 each are shown at Bhoomki, a Brooklyn store specializing in "ethically-fashioned" and hand-crafted clothing and jewelry, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in New York. Craftspeople in some of the poorest places on earth are making unexpected inroads into the U.S. retail market, expanding their clientele beyond museum shops and craft markets. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
January 24, 2018 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Guatemalan women skilled in traditional Mayan beadwork technique have made chic pillows and pouches for West Elm. Hand-dyers in India, using petals collected from discarded Hindu temple floral offerings, help craft scarves for Eileen Fisher and Anthropologie. Baskets hand-woven in...
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A customer scans his Amazon Go cellphone app at the entrance as he heads into an Amazon Go store, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Seattle. The store, which opened to the public on Monday, allows shoppers to scan their smartphone with the Amazon Go app at a turnstile, pick out the items they want and leave. The online retail giant can tell what people have purchased and automatically charges their Amazon account. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
January 22, 2018 - 8:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — No cashiers, no registers and no cash — this is how Amazon sees the future of store shopping. The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday in Seattle, which lets shoppers take milk, potato chips or ready-to-eat salads off its shelves and just walk out. Amazon...
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