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Why Apple Will Never Be Great Again

Apple's latest moves haven't impressed investors. And in the marathon battle against Android, it's not thrilling consumers either. Is the iMiracle over?

Why Barnes & Noble Will Never Be Great Again

Like many retail bookstores, Barnes & Noble has seen sales soften at its stores, but investors are worried because its Nook e-reader isn't replacing lost hardcover sales.

Are You Paying the iTunes Tax?

Nearly half of U.S. states charge sales tax on digital goods: If you live in one of them, you may be paying more for everything from downloaded music to streaming video.

America's 7 Most Profitable Products

Successful companies may become giants, with large catalogs of products, but they frequently rely heavily on just one brand for a major chunk of their sales and profits.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

From sluggish PC sales to Facebook regaining an important advertiser to a department store chain finally ousting its inept CEO, here are the wonders and blunders of the week.