Online Shopping

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GOP Pushes For 6% Tax For Online Sales

Michigan Republican lawmakers are working to make online retailers collect the same sales taxes as brick-and-mortar businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

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Online Holiday Shopping Yields Record Levels Of Fraud

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013

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Give The Gift Of ‘Pure Michigan’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Black Friday Online Shopping Expected To Soar

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.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2012

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/06/2012

Meijer.com Adds Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees To Online Offerings

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

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ForeSee On Cyber Monday: Sales Booming, But Customers Less Satisfied

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

Online Shoppers Search For Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday Shopping From Comfort Of Home

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

Top 10 Cyber Monday Tips for Staying Safe When Shopping Online

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2011

Survey: More Shoppers Poised To Spend Online This Season

Twenty one percent of consumers say they plan on staying home and searching online for shopping deals on the Monday after Thanksgiving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011

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