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Archive for December, 2015

31
Dec

ACMA Makes Urgent Appeal for Help Fighting Alabama Tax

On Friday the state will order remote sellers to collect and remit sales tax. Catalogers want to mount a legal challenge.

31
Dec

Several Days After Christmas, Toys ‘R’ Us Closes in Times Square

After delighting shoppers for more than 14 years, the Toys “R” Us flagship store is dismantling its Ferris wheel and 20-foot-tall T. rex.


31
Dec

It’s Amazon and Also-Rans in Retailers’ Race for Online Sales

Amazon capped its blockbuster year by reporting what it said was a record-breaking holiday season, shipping 200 million items through its Prime subscription service.


31
Dec

Be not simply good – be good for something. …

Be not simply good – be good for something. Henry David Thoreau US Transcendentalist author (1817 – 1862)

31
Dec

Weight Watchers shares jump on Oprah ad

Shares of weight loss company Weight Watchers jump nearly 19% after a television ad featuring Oprah Winfrey was shown in the US.

31
Dec

Puerto Rico Says It Will Default on Some Bonds

The territory’s governor said the island’s total bond default was roughly $174 million million because he had “clawed back” money from a variety of bonds.


30
Dec

Catalogers Unite on Cheaper Parcel Rates

The ACMA is bringing catalogers together in an effort to secure a group Negotiated Service Agreement from the Postal Service.

30
Dec

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. …

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. Friedrich Engels German socialist & economist (1820 – 1895)