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Tax-free shopping holiday starts Friday
WLOX
If you need clothes, shoes, or even a backpack, and you like to save a few dollars, you might want to postpone your shopping excursion until next Friday and Saturday.. Those two days are tax-free shopping days across Mississippi. In 2009, the ...

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Editorial: Online shopping taking toll
Plattsburgh Press Republican
Everyone who shops online should understand the negative local impact that comes with that joy of a great purchase. Because online shopping is taking a more far-reaching toll than many people realize. It's easy to see the lure of sitting in your home ...



FOX5 Las Vegas

Shopping cart fire spreads to Las Vegas building
FOX5 Las Vegas
Investigators believe a fire started in a shopping cart then spread to a building early Sunday morning, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. The incident occurred at 1:45 a.m. in the 2200 block of East Charleston Boulevard, near Fremont Street ...

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Indiana Gazette

Amazon is everywhere: How shopping giant pervades our lives
Indiana Gazette
Instead, it merely extends Amazon's long quest to make shopping so convenient that consumers won't even think about stepping away from its embrace. The more successful that strategy, the more Amazon can monopolize the attention and shopping dollars ...



ForexLive

China doesn't want its companies to go shopping abroad as it cuts leverage
ForexLive
The WSJ reports that Chinese directives to cut aggressive overseas expansion and trim balance sheets goes right to Xin Jinping. "-China's government reined in one of its brashest conglomerates with the approval of President Xi Jinping, according to ...



Financial Times

China embraces era of staff-free shopping
Financial Times
Like other convenience stores across China, the shelves of a BingoBox outlet in Shanghai are lined with instant noodles, beer, and bags of traditional snacks such as duck neck. But one thing is missing — the staff. Just as China's rising labour costs ...



The Herald-News

Traffic signal coming to Romeo Town Center shopping plaza
The Herald-News
ROMEOVILLE – Will County's upcoming Weber Road reconstruction project, slated to begin in 2018, might be detrimental to business activity at one shopping plaza. That's according to the owner of Romeo Town Center – bordered at the south by 135th Street ...



The Guardian

Big, bold … and broken: is the US shopping mall in a fatal decline?
The Guardian
Twenty-five years ago this August, the Mall of America, America's largest shopping mall, opened its many, many doors for business. The Minnesota mall is currently wrapping up a year of celebration at the dizzyingly vast temple to consumerism.



Reuters

Amazon launches shopping social network Spark for iOS
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has launched a social feature called Spark that allows members to showcase and purchase products on its platforms, the retail giant's first clear move into the world of social media. Spark, which is ...
Amazon's 'social network' with a focus on shopping calls to mind Pinterest, InstagramPress Herald
Amazon Spark Adds a Touch of Social Media to Prime ShoppingDigital Trends
Amazon launches shopping social network Spark for Prime users on iOSYourStory.com
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Military Times

Honorably discharged veterans will soon get to shop tax-free
Military Times
Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service with the same discounts they enjoyed on base while in the military. It's ...

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