Supporters say the bills will bring in revenue and help level the playing field for local businesses that must collect sales taxes.
Michigan Republican lawmakers are working to make online retailers collect the same sales taxes as brick-and-mortar businesses.
The Consumer Fraud Center said holiday shoppers went off a “shopping cliff” in terms of being ripped off by counterfeit and fake goods sold by cybercriminals this year in excess of $2 billion for the period of November-December 2012.
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Pure Michigan online store offers Pure Michigan gifts for everyone on your list. Select items on the site will be on sale for up to 50 percent off through the holidays.
ComScore’s data shows that online spending on Black Friday 2011 grew 26 percent from Black Friday 2010 to $816 million, making it the heaviest online spending day to date in 2011.
Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.
Meijer Inc. said Tuesday that it is expanding its online holiday offerings — from everything for entertaining to gift-giving to decorating — to include fresh-cut Fraser fir Christmas trees.
The customer experience analytics firm ForeSee Wednesday released its annual analysis of Cyber Monday customer satisfaction suggesting that some online shoppers may not be as satisfied with the holiday shopping season as retailers likely are.
Why fight the mall crowds when you can online shop from the convenience of your home (or work, as it is)? Throw in free shipping and it’s kind of a no-brainer.
In order to fight scammers, hackers and assorted other online grinches, the Better Business Bureau serving East Michigan and the Upper Peninsula offers 10 tips for staying safe when holiday shopping online.